Wednesday, November 02, 2016

UEFA Champions League: Foxes Held To Scoreless Draw By Lions; Dragons Blank Club Brugge

Two Wednesday were on the UEFA Champions League Group G schedule.

At Copenhagen, Denmark:

FC Copenhagen gained a 0-0 road stalemate against Leicester City, preventing the English club from clinching a berth in the knockout stage.  Here's Foxes goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel battling the Lions' Benjamin Verbic for the ball.

Polfoto photo via Associated Press by Jens Dresling

At Porto, Portugal:

Andre Silva scored the only goal of the match in the 37th minute as FC Porto defeated visiting Club Brugge 1-0 and all but knocked the Belgian club out of European competition.  That's Andre here, celebrating after beating Club Brugge goalkeeper Ludovic Butelle.

Associated Press photo by Paolo Duarte

Group G Standings:

1.    Leicester City (GP: 4; GD: +5; PTS: 10)
2.    FC Porto (GP: 4; GD: +1; PTS: 7)
3.    FC Copenhagen (GP: 4; GD: +3; PTS: 5)
4. z-Club Brugge (GP: 4; GD: -9; PTS: 0)

z-Eliminated from tournament

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