It is another pulsating champions league night as
️ Ajax, Bayern, Manchester City, Roma, Real Madrid, Juventus & Manchester United qualify for last 16 # UCL
Manchester United were 2 minutes away from not scoring a goal until Marouane Fellaini came to the rescue with a crappy goal which gave the home side the maximum point needed to qualify for the the last 16 of UCL with 10 points,and a game to spare.
Manchester United might have won, but another abject performance against Young Boys at home.
David de Gea rescued Manchester United with a truly remarkable save.
In another intriguing match Lyon twice took second-half leads before City rescued a 2-2 draw which ensures qualification for the last 16 with one game to spare.
The French side wasted several clear-cut chances before Maxwel Cornet’s lovely finish gave them an early second-half lead.
City defender Aymeric Laporte levelled with a header but Cornet scored again to put Lyon ahead 2-1.
Sergio Aguero ensured City remain in pole position to top the group with header.
City come from behind twice and show their character to draw 2-2 with Lyon. A point against Hoffenheim will ensure top spot in Group F for Pep Guardiola’s men.
It is quite interesting to note that Man City have conceded 5 goals in their 13 Premier League games this season.
But Lyon scored 4 against them in 2 games with 4 points.
Full time scores:
Gareth Bale capitalised on a defensive error from home defender Federico Fazio to put the holders in front against the run of play after the break, as they cemented their position at the top of Group G.
Spain winger Lucas Vazquez made it two when he tapped in from close range to seal the maximum point the La Liga side claimed all three points.
In another encounter in Germany
Arjen Robben handed the German champions a two-goal advantage in a similar spectacular fashion, before the Poland striker took the centre stage.
Robert Lewandowski passed the 50 Champions League goals mark as Bayern Munich crushed Benfica 5-1 to book their place in the knockout stages.
Lewandowski headed his 50th and 51st goals, becoming the seventh player to achieve the landmark, beh
Veteran Franck Ribery added a fifth to ensure Bayern Munich seal their place in the round of 16 alongside Ajax in Group E.
The full results:
🇫🇷 Lyon 2-2 Man City 🏴
🇮🇹 Roma 0-2 Real Madrid 🇪🇸
🇩🇪 Bayern 5-1 Benfica 🇵🇹
🇮🇹 Juventus 1-0 Valencia 🇪🇸
🏴 Man Utd 1-0 Young Boys 🇨🇭
🇩🇪 Hoffenheim 2-3 Shakhtar 🇺🇦
AEK Athens 0-2 Ajax
CSKA Moscow 1-2 Viktoria Plzen