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UEFA Champions League: What to watch in Matchday Six | Champions League

In Round Six, eleven clubs will battle for the remaining five places to reach the Round of 16, ensuring excitement and drama until the end of another great group stage.

Brought to you by Hotels.com, we curate the highlights from the latest group stage matches.


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Tuesday 7 December
Group A: Paris – Bruges (18:45 HEC), Leipzig – man. city (18:45 HEC)
group b: Porto – Atletico MadridAnd AC Milan – Liverpool
group c: Dortmund – BesiktasAnd Ajax – Sporting Lisbon
group d: Real Madrid – InterAnd Shakhtar Donetsk – Sheriff

Wednesday December 8
Group E: Benfica – Dynamo KievAnd Bavaria – Barcelona
F . group
: man. United – Young BoysAnd Atalanta – Villarreal
Group G: Salzburg – SevilleAnd Wolfsburg – Lusk Lille
group h
: Juventus – Malmo (18:45 HEC), Zenit – Chelsea (18:45 HEC)

All matches begin at 21:00 CET, unless otherwise specified.

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Familiar route to Milan
Two seasons ago, Atalanta lost its first three matches in the group stage, tied for fourth and then achieved two consecutive victories to qualify. In this cycle, AC Milan repeated those first five steps and could star in a fantastic comeback until reaching the second place still on the line in Group B. But it is a difficult goal, as the Rossoneri have to beat Liverpool. , who won the first five matches of the group stage for the first time, and expects a tie between second-placed Porto and Atletico Madrid in the other group match.

Atletico - Milan 0-1

Atletico – Milan 0-1

Modric, close to entering the 100 club
Luka Modric will become The 43rd player reached 100 Champions League matches If he plays on Tuesday in the first place match for Real Madrid against Inter. The Croatian midfielder still has a long way to go to catch up with team-mate Toni Kroos (119), but he would be desperate to line up with his Madrid midfield friend, especially if the German once again has the scoring nose that was already in the squad. The fifth day. Interestingly, the white team won 23 of the 24 matches in which Kroos scored.

Xavi hopes he will not repeat the elimination
You have to go back to the 2000/01 season to find out the last time Barcelona failed to get past the group stage, but the risk of disqualification was no greater this time. Xavi Hernandez, then at the 20-year-old, was part of the last Barcelona squad to suffer this cruel fate, and the new coach now understands that it will take a win at Bayern Munich to pass the groups if his opponent is more direct. Benfica beat bottom club Dynamo Kiev in the other Group E match.

Barcelona - Bayern 0-3

Barcelona – Bayern 0-3

The seventh group is full of hope
The last time all four teams in the UEFA Champions League group made it to Round Six with hopes of qualifying was in the 2009/10 edition, so the Group G setup is quite odd. However, the solution is simple for the four contenders: the two frontrunners, LOSC Lille and Salzburg, must avoid defeat, while the two contenders, Sevilla and Wolfsburg, must win to advance to the eighth final.

And later?

• The top eight winners in each group will meet the eight runners-up when the draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League takes place at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland on Monday 13th December. There will be streaming and live coverage 12:00 CET.

Key dates

This season's final will be played in Saint Petersburg

This season’s final will be played in Saint PetersburgUEFA via Getty Images

Knockout stage
December 13, 2021: Draw for the Round of 16
15/16/22/23 and 8/9/15/2016: Round of 16
March 18: Draw for the quarter-finals and semi-finals
5/6 and 12/13 April: Quarter-finals
April 26 and 27 and 3/4: Semi-finals
May 28: Final (Gazprom Arena, Russia)

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