Tuesday, November 01, 2016

UEFA Champions League, Group D: Mattress Makers, Bayern Advance To Knockout Round

Four Group D contests in the UEFA Champions League were contested on Tuesday.

At Madrid:
Rostov denied at the last as Atlético advance to knockouts
Antoine Griezmann scored twice (28', 90'+3, that's him celebrating after his second goal) as Atletico Madrid advanced to the knockout round following their 2-1 home win over FC Rostov.

Photo from UEFA website

At Eindhoven, Netherlands:

Robert Lewandowski scored twice (PK-34', 73', that's him celebrating with teammate Philipp Lahm after the match) as Bayern Munich came from behind to upend PSV Eindhoven 2-1 on the road to lock up a berth in the knockout stage.

Associated Press photo by Peter Dejong

Group D Standings:

1. x-Atletico Madrid (GP:4; GD: +4; PTS: 12)
2. x-Bayern Munich (GP: 4; GD: +8; PTS: 9)
3. z-PSV Eindhoven (GP: 4; GD: -5; PTS: 1)
4. z-FC Rostov (GP: 4; GD: -7; PTS: 1)

x-Clinched berth in knockout stage

z-Eliminated from tournament, but still alive for berth in Europa League knockout stage

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