UEFA Champions League standings, state of play with two matchweeks left


We’re two-thirds of the way in which via the group stage of the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League.

Of the 16 locations obtainable within the knockout rounds, solely six have been claimed and just one seeded spot has been decided (Bayern Munich).

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Right here’s the place we stand within the eight teams of the UCL with two matchdays remaining on the docket.

Group A

Bayern Munich handed a begin to 20-year-old American defender Chris Richards on Wednesday, and might let the children play a ton over their last two group matches after clinching the highest spot.

Atleti will hope that’s the case in Spain in its subsequent match, as Lokomotive Moscow is 2 factors behind however faces U.S. coach Jesse Marsch’s winless Salzburg in Russia.

Basically: Atleti’s within the driver’s seat for the second spot however everybody’s alive.

Remaining matches

Dec. 1: Atleti-Bayern, Lokomotiv-Salzburg
Dec. 9: Bayern-Lokomotiv, Salzburg-Atleti

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Group B

Borussia Monchengladbach can take drama out of the final day by beating visiting Inter in its subsequent match, whereas a Shakhtar sweep of Actual Madrid might make the ultimate day flat-out insane.

There might simply be 4 groups inside three factors if Inter Milan and Shakhtar win on the subsequent matchday. Gladbach (8 factors) leads Actual by some extent, with Shakhtar on 4 factors and Inter on two.

Remaining matches

Dec. 1: Shakhtar-Madrid, Gladbach-Inter
Dec. 9: Madrid-Gladbach, Inter-Shakhtar

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Group C

Metropolis is thru and can declare the highest spot with a draw or higher in Portugal on Matchday 5.

Marseille can not end larger than third, whereas Olympiacos must win in France, hope Porto falls to Man Metropolis, after which beat Porto in Greece on the ultimate day.

It’s a protected wager than Metropolis and Porto are heading via to the knockout rounds.

Remaining matches

Dec. 1: Porto-Man Metropolis, Marseille-Olympiacos
Dec. 9: Man Metropolis-Marseille, Olympiacos-Porto

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Group D

Jurgen Klopp’s males ought to nonetheless be loving their 3-0 begin to group play, one which’s given them a two-point lead over Ajax and Atalanta.

Even when Liverpool had been to fall behind Ajax and Atalanta after Matchday 5, the Eredivisie and Serie A sides meet on the ultimate day when Liverpool visits winless Midtjylland. The Reds maintain the tiebreaker over Atalanta on account of their huge win in Bergamo and beat Ajax 1-0 in Amsterdam.

Remaining matches

Dec. 1: Liverpool-Ajax, Atalanta-Midtjylland
Dec. 9: Midtjylland-Liverpool, Ajax-Atalanta

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Group E

Chelsea and Sevilla are via to the knockout rounds on 10 factors every, leaving Krasnodar and Rennes to scrap for third place and a transfer to the Europa League.

The Blues and Sevilla drew 0-0 in London, and tiebreakers are factors from head-to-head video games, then head-to-head factors, then head-to-head targets, then head-to-head away targets. A Chelsea purpose in Spainn can be an incredible begin to the seeded spot.

Remaining matches

Dec. 2: Sevilla-Chelsea, Krasnodar-Rennes
Dec. 8: Chelsea-Krasnodar, Rennes-Sevilla

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Group F

Borussia Dortmund and Lazio are in good locations headed into their assembly on the Westfalenstadion, the Bundesliga facet with 9 factors to the Serie A membership’s eight.

Membership Brugge is 4 factors again of Lazio, so a win over Zenit in Belgium would maintain them in play for a spot within the last spherical (although Dortmund’s twin 3-0 defeats of Brugge give them each tiebreaker ought to they each land on 10 factors).

Remaining matches

Dec. 2: Dortmund-Lazio, Brugge-Zenit
Dec. 8: Zenit-Dortmund, Lazio-Brugge

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Group G

Barcelona and Juventus are via, with Dynamo Kiev and Ferencvaros duking it out for the Europa League place on some extent a-piece. If Barca (12 factors) betters Juve’s (9 factors) Matchday 5 outcome, the group can be determined earlier than the Serie A champs head to the Camp Nou. Barca’s 2-0 win in Turin additionally offers it the clearer path to the seeded spot.

Remaining matches

Dec. 2: Ferencvaros-Barca, Juventus-Dynamo Kiev
Dec. 8: Barca-Juventus, Dynamo Kiev-Ferencvaros


Group H

This one has potential for chaos.

Manchester United’s 9 factors forward of a match with PSG are a superb benefit however the path to the subsequent spherical is rocky. A PSG win accompanied by Leipzig beating Basaksehir in Turkey would depart three groups on 9 factors heading into the ultimate matchday.

Remaining matches

Dec. 2: Man Utd-PSG, Basaksehir-Leipzig
Dec. 8: Leipzig-Man Utd, PSG-Basaksehir

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