NBCNEWS – Entering the fifth week, the 2021/2022 Champions League group stage will end soon. Of the 16 tickets up for grabs, 11 teams have made sure to qualify for the round of 16 or the knockout phase.
The eleven teams are Manchester City, PSG, Liverpool, Ajax, Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Sporting, Chelsea and Juventus. In particular, Real Madrid and Inter Milan, who are both in Group D, have just made sure to qualify through the match which was just held on Thursday (25/11) early this morning.
Inter Milan frustrate the resistance of the visitors Shakhtar Donetsk two goals without reply. Both goals from Simone Inzaghi’s team were bought by former AS Roma player, Edin Dzeko. Meanwhile, Real Madrid won 3-0 over debutant FC Sheriff Tiraspol.
The Spanish capital’s three goals were scored by David Alaba, Toni Kroos and Karim Benzema, respectively. For Benzema, it was his 5th goal in the Champions League this season and will continue to grow as Madrid advances to the next rounds.
The remaining 5 tickets will be up for grabs in the final match of the group phase which will be held on December 8 and December 9. Tight competition occurs in Groups BE, F, and G. A total of 12 teams still have a chance to qualify.
Group B, AC Milan and FC Porto have a great chance of qualifying, with a record that they must win in the final match. While in Group E, Barcelona is threatened not to qualify if in the last match they fail to overcome Bayern Munich and Benfica win from Dynamo Kyiv.
The tightest competition occurs in Group G. Until the fifth week, no team has confirmed. Four teams, Lille, RB Salzburg, Sevilla, and Wolfsburg still have a good chance of qualifying. In the last match, Wolfsburg will host Lille and Sevilla will travel to RB Salzburg.
Here are the complete results for the fifth week of the 2021/2022 Champions League:
Manchester City vs PSG 2-1
Club Brugge vs Leipzig 0-5
Liverpool vs Porto 2-0
Atletico Madrid vs AC Milan 0-1
Sporting CP vs Borussia Dortmund 3-1
Besiktas vs Ajax 1-2
Sheriff vs Real Madrid 0-3
Inter Milan vs Shakhtar 2-0
Barcelona vs Benfica 0-0
Dynamo Kyiv vs Bayern 1-2
Villareal vs Manchester United 0-2
Young Boys vs Atalanta 3-3
Lille vs RB Salzburg 1-0
Sevilla vs Wolfsburg 2-0
Malmo vs Zenit 1-1
Chelsea vs Juventus 4-0