UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
Win or get eliminated …
RB Leipzig (Group A)
AC Milan (Group B)
Besiktas (Group C)
Shakhtar Donetsk (Group D)
Dynamo Kyiv (Group E)
November 23, 2021
DYNAMO KYIV vs Bayern Munich
Club Brugge vs RB LEIPZIG
BESIKTAS vs Ajax
Inter Milan vs SHAKHTAR DONETSK
Atletico Madrid vs AC MILAN
Other highlighted fixtures in round 5.
Villarreal vs Manchester United
Barcelona vs Benfica
Chelsea vs Juventus
Manchester City vs Paris St. Germain
Sporting CP vs Dortmund.
1. Manchester City – 9 points
2. Paris Saint-Germain – 8 points
3. Club Brugge – 4 points
4. RB Leipzig – 1 point
MANCHESTER CITY VS PARIS ST. GERMAIN
Manchester City has a point lead in Group A on Paris St. Germain.
Paris St. Germain will top the group if they do a double against Manchester City.
CLUB BRUGGE vs RB LEIPZIG
Club Brugge will keep RB Leipzig winless and eliminated from contention in a continental club competition if they do a double against RB Leipzig.
1. Liverpool – 12 points
2. Porto – 5 points
3. Atlético Madrid – 4 points
4. Milan – 1 points
ATLETICO MADRID vs AC MILAN
LIVERPOOL VS PORTO
AC Milan will be in desperate need of a win to remain alive in Group B.
Porto. Atletico Madrid and AC Milan are chasing the final open spot to advance Group B.
Atletico Madrid will take second place by two points if they can use home advantage to get a win against AC Milan; while Liverpool do the expected by beating Porto.
1. Ajax – 12 points
2. Borussia Dortmund – 6 points
3. Sporting CP – 6 points
4. Beşiktaş – 0 points
Ajax has twice the points as Dortmund and Sporting CP; and with Ajax advancing from the group, the two teams have two rounds to secure a place in the Round of 16.
SPORTING CP vs DORTMUND
BESIKTAS vs AJAX
Besiktas are tasked to get their first win in Group C from an Ajax side that has clinched a place in the Round of 16 through winning every game in the group.
Besiktas must beat Ajax to have a chance of being alive in Group C at the end of the round. Even with a win, a draw between Sporting CP and Dortmund will eliminate Besiktas. (It doesn’t look good).
1. Real Madrid – 9 points
2. Inter Milan – 7 points
3. Sheriff Tiraspol – 6 points
4. Shakhtar Donetsk – 1 point
Shakhtar Donetsk will be eliminated if they do not get a win in Italy.
Real Madrid will be looking to make amends for the shock defeat [so far their only defeat] to FC Sheriff in the opening round.
FC SHERIFF VS REAL MADRID
INTER MILAN VS SHAKHTAR DONETSK
1. Bayern Munich – 12 points
2. Barcelona – 6 points
3. Benfica – 4 points
4. Dynamo Kyiv – 1 point
Dynamo Kyiv will need a win against Bayern Munich to stay alive unless Benfica gets a win at Camp Nou.
Barcelona and Benfica are looking for the points to join Bayern Munich as the other team to advance.
BARCELONA VS BENFICA
DYNAMO KYIV VS BAYERN MUNICH
1. Manchester United – 7 points
2. Villarreal – 7 points
3. Atalanta – 5 points
4. Young Boys – 3 points
VILLARREAL VS MANCHESTER UNITED
Manchester United lead a tight race in Group F.
The two teams will play for the points to open a lead.
YOUNG BOYS VS ATALANTA
A draw between Villarreal and Manchester United will allow the possibility of a three-way tie in points for the final round if Atalanta comes out with a win against Young Boys
1. Red Bull Salzburg – 7 points
2. Lille – 5 points
3. Wolfsburg – 5 points
4. Sevilla – 3 points
All the four teams in Group G are still alive to advance from the group.
Salzburg leads the way but Lille will have a home advantage to possibly take the lead with a win.
Sevilla’s first win in the group will have them in second place if Salzburg finds success at Lille.
A Wolfsburg victory at Sevilla will have them on equal points at the top of the group with Lille.
LILLE VS SALZBURG
SEVILLA VS WOLFSBURG
1. Juventus – 12 points
2. Chelsea – 9 points
3. Zenit Saint Petersburg – 3 points
4. Malmö FF – 0 points
Chelsea and Juventus will be playing for the points to top the group. Juventus has already clinched their place in the Round of 16 but they will have to beat Chelsea again to win Group H.
In the other group fixture, Malmo’s first point in Group H will advance Chelsea.
Chelsea needs a point to advance to the Round of 16.
CHELSEA VS JUVENTUS
MALMO VS ZENIT