The fixtures for the 2nd night of the match day 4 of this season's UEFA Champions league has been concluded.
Already yesterday's result showed that Bayern Munich and Juventus has qualified for the next phase of the competition whereas Malmo FF exited the competition. Also tonight, 2 more teams qualified for knockout phase while 1 team has been evicted. The teams that has qualified for the knockout phase are:
1. Liverpool FC: the English Premier league club are in group B alongside FC Porto, Atletico Madrid and AC Milan. Liverpool has 12 points while the closest team, FC Porto has 5 points. Atletico Madrid are 3rd on the log with 4 points while AC Milan are languishing on the 4th spot with 1 point. The difference between the points gotten by Liverpool FC and that gotten by the third placed club, Atletico Madrid is 8 points. Even if Liverpool looses their 2 remaining fixture and Atletico Madrid wins theirs, they can't get up to 8 points. So Liverpool FC has qualified for the knockout phase.
2. Ajax: the Dutch club are in the same group with teams such as Borussia Dortmund, Sporting Lisbon and Besiktas. Ajax has 12 points, Borussia Dortmund are 2nd with 6 points,while Sporting Lisbon are 3rd with 6 points also. Besiktas are last in the group with 0 points. Borussia Dortmund and Sporting Lisbon who are second and third can get 12 points if they win all their matches. But even if Ajax loose their remaining matches, Borussia Dortmund cannot overtake even if they have a better goal difference because of Head to Head Rule which is in favour of Ajax. So Borussia Dortmund cannot overtake Ajax which means they have qualified for the next phase.
The team that was kicked out of this season's UEFA Champions league following tonight's results is Red Bull Leipzig. The German club is in the same group as Manchester City, Paris Saint Germain and Club Brugge. Leipzig has 1 points while first placed team, Manchester City and 2nd placed team, PSG has 9 and 8 points respectively. The difference between the points gathered by PSG and Leipzig is 7 points. Leipzig can only get 6 points if they win their remaining 2 matches. This means that that Leipzig is official out of this season's competition.
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