The Champions League He entered decisive stages and this fifth day will have a dramatic component with teams of weight that are on the verge of elimination. Atlético Madrid receives Milan with an eye on what happens at the same time in Liverpool-Porto.
With the Reds already classified to the next round, the second ticket is available to Atletico Madrid, Porto or Milan. The Italian team is the most complicated and does not depend on its own results, something that the Spanish team does have on its table.
Those of the Cholo they add 4 points and are third behind Porto, which has 5. The most dramatic scenario would occur with a triumph of the Portuguese team in England against Liverpool and a stumble of the Mattress before Milan. That would eliminate Simeone’s. Although the panorama reverses remarkably if there is a Portuguese fall and a triumph of those of Madrid.
The detail is that Atlético and Porto will meet on the last date of the group on Tuesday, December 17 at Estádio do Dragão after the goalless draw in the first round of the group stage in the Metropolitan Wanda.
Stadium: Wanda Metropolitano
Television: ESPN 3
GROUP B TABLE
FC SHERIFF-REAL MADRID
The other duel of the day that will have all eyes on will take place in the Bolshaya Sportivnaya Arena, the house of FC Sheriff that became one of the sensation teams of the Champions League: they will receive from 17 (Argentine time) to Real Madrid with the dream of striking another blow on the table that brings him closer to the round of 16.
Tiraspol’s team beat Shakhtar at home and also prevailed over the Meringue as a visitor, which allowed him to locate currently in third place in Group D with six units behind Inter (7) and Real Madrid (9). With the move to the Europa League almost assured, they still want to give their brilliant performance in the Champions League one more push.
A hypothetical victory against the powerful Spanish team and a defeat for Inter against the Ukrainians would put them, to top it all, virtually in the next phase since the last day will take place on December 7 with the cross between Inter and Real Madrid.
Stadium: Bolshaya Sportivnaya Arena
Television: ESPN 2
GROUP D LEAD TABLE
INTER 2-0 SHAKHTAR
BESIKTAS 1-2 AJAX
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