Wednesday, October 3, 2012
2:45 p.m. ET at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, Brussels, Belgium
With AC Milan nowhere near the dominant force that many thought they would be, both teams know that their qualification dreams are still very much possible heading into their second Champions League match, despite very different results in their opening matches.
Anderlecht played well to contain Milan at the San Siro, picking up a point and heading back home with momentum and belief that they can succeed this season.
However, standing in their way is Malaga, who continue to threaten as a third possible superpower in La Liga and in Spanish football. Yet to be defeated this season, Malaga were very solid in their 3-0 over Zenit St. Petersburg in the opening Champions League round. They look to be the team to beat in this one, despite being away from home.
Isco could run riot through the Anderlecht midfield in this one. And if Malaga can establish their attacking potency down the center of the pitch early, they'll be very tough to bring under wraps.
Throw in the fact that they're yet to concede a goal away from home, and it looks very likely that the Spanish giants will record their second win in as many matches in the Champions League this season.
Anderlecht 0, Malaga 1
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