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Midweek Football Review

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Champions League Group Stage MD 2

Group A

Lokomotiv Moskva 1 vs. 2 Bayern Munich

Goretzka scored in the 13th minute to give Bayern the lead as it looked like it would be another big win for the Germans. Lokomotiv stayed strong though and were able to get an equaliser in the 70th minute through Miranchuk. Kimmich had the last laugh Bayern though as he scored the winner in the 79th minute. Bayern remain top of their group while Lokomotiv are 3rd. 

Atletico Madrid 3 vs. 2 RB Salzburg

Llorente gave Atletico the lead in the 29th minute. Szoboszlai equalised for Salzburg in the 40th minute though as the game remained close. Felipe scored an own goal in the 47th minute to give Salzburg the lead but Felix equalised for Atletico in the 52nd minute. Felix then went on to grab the winner in the 85th minute. Atletico move into 2nd while Salzburg are bottom of the table. 

Group B

Shakhtar Donetsk 0 vs. 0 Inter Milan

Shakhtar and Inter played out a goalless draw with neither team being able to break the other down. Shakhtar remain top of the group while Inter are 3rd. 

Monchengladbach 2 vs. 2 Real Madrid

Thuram scored in the 33rd minute to give Monchengladbach the lead and he made it 2-0 in the 58th minute. Real Madrid seemed like they were heading for their 2nd defeat in a row but Benzema and Casemiro scored in the final few minutes of the game to gain a point for Real Madrid. Monchengladbach sit 2nd while Real Madrid are bottom of the group. 

Group C

Marseille 0 vs. 3 Man City

Torres, Gundogan, and Sterling all scored as City won comfortably against Marseille in France. City remain top of the group while Marseille are bottom. 

FC Porto 2 vs. 0 Olympiakos

Vieira, and Oliveira scored for Porto in each half as Porto beat Olympiakos. Porto move into 2nd while Olympiakos are 3rd. 

Group D

Atalanta 2 vs. 2 Ajax

Tadic scored a penalty and Traore also scored in the 1st half as Ajax gained a 0-2 lead at half time. Atalanta posed a 2nd half comeback though and Zapata got 2 goals as the Italians gained a point. Atalanta move into 2nd while Ajax are 3rd in the group. 

Liverpool 2 vs. 0 Midtjylland

Jota and Salah got goals in the 2nd half as Liverpool struggled to beat the away team at Anfield. Liverpool remain top of the table while Midtjylland sit bottom of the group. 

Group E

Sevilla 1 vs. 0 Rennes

Luuk de Jong scored the only goal of the game in the 55th minute as Sevilla beat Rennes at home. Sevilla move into 2nd on goal difference while Rennes are bottom of the group. 

Group F

Club Brugge 1 vs. 1 Lazio

Correa got the lead for Lazio in the 14th minute but Vanaken grabbed an equaliser for Brugge via a penalty in the 42nd minute. Neither team could break the other down in the 2nd half. Lazio are 1st while Brugge are 2nd. 

Dortmund 2 vs. 0 Zenit

After a close game Sancho grabbed the lead in the 78th minute via a penalty while Haaland sealed the win in extra time for Dortmund. Dortmund move into 3rd while Zenit are bottom of the group. 

Group G

Ferencvaros 2 vs. 2 Dynamo Kyiv

Tsyhankov scored a penalty in the 28th minute to give Kyiv the lead. Pena then doubled the lead right before half time. Ferencvaros posted a 2nd half comeback though as Nguen got one back in the 59th minute and Sydorchuk was sent off for Kyiv in the 86th minute. Boli grabbed the equaliser in the 90th minute for the home team. Ferencvaros remain bottom on goal difference while Kyiv are 3rd. 

Juventus 0 vs. 2 Barcelona

Dembele scored in the 14th minute to give Barcelona the lead. The rest of the game saw Juventus pile pressure as Morata had 3 goals for Juventus ruled offside by VAR. Demiral was then sent off for Juventus in the 85th minute and Messi scored a penalty in extra time to secure the win. Barcelona go top of the group while Juventus are 2nd. 

Group H

Istanbul Basaksehir 0 vs. 2 Paris Saint Germain

Kean scored 2 goals for PSG in the 2nd half as the French side got a decent win in Istanbul. PSG move into 2nd while Istanbul are bottom. 

Man United 5 vs. 0 RB Leipzig

Greenwood scored in the 21st minute to give United the lead which went against the flow of the game. Nagelsmann though made the simple mistake of playing a high line against United’s counter attack and as they went to chase an equaliser in the final few minutes they were punished. Rashford scored a hattrick and Martial also got a goal in the final 16 minute to humble Nagelsmann and co. United sit at the top of the group while Leipzig are 3rd. 

Europa League Group Stage MD 2

AEK Athens 1 vs. 2 Leicester (Group G)

Vardy scored a penalty in the 18th minute and Choudhury got a 2nd in the 39th minute as Leicester took a comfortable lead in Athens. Tankovic got one back for Athens in the 48th minute but they could not get an equaliser. Leicester sit at the top of their group on goal difference while Athens sit 2nd. 

Antwerp 1 vs. 0 Tottenham (Group J)

Refaelov got the only goal of the game in the 29th minute as Antwerp got a surprise win against Tottenham. Antwerp go top of the group while Tottenham drop down to 2nd. 

AC Milan 3 vs. 0 Sparta Prague (Group H)

Diaz, Leao and Dalot all scored as Milan got a comfortable win against Prague at the San Siro. Milan sit top of their group while Prague are at the bottom. 

Arsenal 3 vs. 0 Dundalk (Group B)

Nketiah, Willock, and Pepe all scored either before half time or right after as Arsenal gained a simple win against Dundalk with some quick fire goals. Arsenal sit top of their group on goal difference while Dundalk are bottom. 

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