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UEFA Champions League 2019: Teams in contention for a place in the Round of 16 after Matchday 5

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28 Nov 2019, 20:30 IST

Barcelona were one of 5 teams to qualify for the Round of 16, on Matchday 5
Barcelona were one of 5 teams to qualify for the Round of 16, on Matchday 5

The fifth Matchday of group-stage action in the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League saw Real Madrid, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Barcelona and RB Leipzig book their places in the Round of 16.

With the trio of Juventus, Bayern Munich and Paris St. Germain having already qualified for the knockout round on Matchday 4, only eight berths in the Round of 16 are now up for grabs.

Ahead of the final Matchday of group-stage fixtures in two weeks' time, let us find out what the qualification scenario in each of the eight groups is, and which teams are in contention to qualify for the knockout round.

Group A

Paris St. Germain are through to the knockout round as group-winners
Paris St. Germain are through to the knockout round as group-winners

Group situation

Paris St. Germain (13 points), Real Madrid (8 points), Club Brugge (3 points), Galatasaray (2 points).

Matchday 6 fixtures

Paris St. Germain vs Galatasaray, Club Brugge vs Real Madrid.

Qualification Scenario

With 4 wins in their first 4 games, PSG have qualified for the knockout round with two games to spare. On Matchday 5, the French champions drew 2-2 at Real Madrid, which meant that PSG sealed top spot in the group and the 13-time winners Real Madrid also booked their place in the knockout round.

Group Winner: Paris St. Germain

Group Runner-up: Real Madrid

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Group B

Tottenham rejoice after sealing a Round of 16 berth on Matchday 5
Tottenham rejoice after sealing a Round of 16 berth on Matchday 5

Group situation

Bayern Munich (15 points), Tottenham Hotspur (10 points), Crvena Zvezda (3 points), Olympiacos (1 point).

Matchday 6 fixtures

Bayern Munich vs Tottenham Hotspur, Olympiacos vs Crvena Zvezda.

Qualification Scenario

One of 2 teams to win their first 4 group games in this season's competition, Bayern Munich were through to the Round of 16 on Matchday 4. A 6-0 win at Crvena Zvezda on Matchday 5 confirmed the German champions as group winners.

Tottenham Hotspur joined the Bavarian giants in the knockout round following a come-from-behind 4-2 home win over Olympiacos.

Group Winner: Bayern Munich

Group Runner-up: Tottenham Hotspur

Also check out: Champions League Schedule Champions League table Champions league top scorers

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