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

  • Explaining the qualifying scenarios for each team in contention for a berth in the Round of 16.
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Modified 29 Nov 2019, 18:46 IST

Group C

Manchester City are through to the Round of 16 as group winners
Manchester City are through to the Round of 16 as group winners

Group situation

Manchester City (11 points), Shakhtar Donetsk (6 points), Dinamo Zagreb (5 points), Atalanta (4 points).

Matchday 6 fixtures

Dinamo Zagreb vs Manchester City, Shakhtar Donetsk vs Atalanta.

Qualification Scenario

Manchester City have qualified for the Round of 16 as group winners following their 1-1 draw at home to Shakhtar Donetsk.

All the three other clubs in the group are in contention for a place in the knockout round, following tournament debutants Atalanta's win over Dinamo Zagreb.

The qualification scenarios for the trio of contenders in the group are as follows:

QUALIFIED: Manchester City (as group-winners).

Shakhtar Donetsk: will go through if they beat Atalanta, or if they draw and Dinamo do not beat City.

Dinamo Zagreb: will go through if they win against City and Shakhtar do not beat Atalanta.

Atalanta: will go through if they beat Shakhtar and Dinamo do not beat City.

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Group D

Juventus have qualified for the knockout round as group-winners
Juventus have qualified for the knockout round as group-winners

Group situation

Juventus (13 points), Atletico Madrid (7 points), Bayer Leverkusen (6 points), Lokomotiv Moscow (3 points).

Matchday 6 fixtures

Bayer Leverkusen vs Juventus, Atletico Madrid vs Lokomotiv Moscow.

Qualification Scenario

Juventus were one of 3 teams to qualify for the Round of 16 with two games to spare. Following a 1-0 home win over Atletico Madrid on Matchday 5, the Bianconeri sealed top-place in the group, leaving Atletico and Bayer Leverkusen in a tussle for the runner-up spot in the group and qualification for the knockout round.

QUALIFIED: Juventus (as group-winners).

Atlético Madrid: Will go through if they beat Lokomotiv or if Leverkusen fail to win against Juventus.

Bayer Leverkusen: Will go through if they beat Juventus and Atlético do not beat Lokomotiv.


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Published 28 Nov 2019, 20:30 IST
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