Champions League Week 4 Round Up

It was an exciting week of action all across Europe, as the Champions League group stages headed into the second half of games.

With just two games remaining, the race to reach the last 16 is really hotting up and PSG, Bayern Munich and Juventus became the first teams to book their place in the next round.

We've had a look at the weeks matches with a quick round up and exactly what they mean for the group tables.

Group A

19 year old Brazilian Rodrygo announced himself to the World stage by scoring a hat trick has Real Madrid thrashed Galatasaray 6-0 at the Bernabeu.

Madrid still need two points to secure qualification to the last 16, to join the already through PSG who made it four wins out of four with a 1-0 home win over Club Bruges thanks to Marco Icardi's first half goal.

1. PSG - 12

2. Real Madrid - 7

3. Club Bruges - 2

4. Galatasaray - 1

Group B

Bayern Munich confirmed their place in the last 16 with a 2-0 home win over Olympiakos, continuing their 100% record in the group.

Hansi Flick took was in charge for the first time as the club search for a new manager and oversaw the routine win, which saw Robert Lewandowski continue his record of scoring in every Bundesliga and Champions League game.

Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich

There was also success for Spurs, running out 4-0 winners over Red Star Belgrade.

Maurico Pochettino's side host Olympiakos next and a win will confirm qualification before they travel to Bayern Munich on matchday six.

1. Bayern Munich - 12

2. Spurs - 7

3. Red Star Belgrade - 3

4. Olympiakos - 1

Group C

Atlanta got their first point of the Group Stages by holding Manchester City to a 1-1 draw at the San Siro.

Gabriel Jesus missed a penalty after Raheem Sterling put the visitors ahead. City ended the game with Kyle Walker in goal, with Ederson substituted at half time through injury and Claudio Bravo sent off.

Before the game, there was nothing points wise to split either Shaktar Donetsk or Dinamo Zagreb and that was the same in the game, as the sides played out an entertaining 3-3 draw. Both sides remain second and third with five points.

1. Manchester City - 10

2. Shaktar Donetsk - 5

3. Dinamo Zagreb - 5

4. Atlanta - 1

Group D

Juventus left it until the 94th minute to overcome Lokomotiv Moscow 2-1. Douglas Costa's stoppage time goal made it four out of four the Italian Giants, who confirmed progression into the Last 16.

Atletico Madrid trail Juventus but Diego Simeonne's side were on the end of a 2-1 away defeat to German side Bayer Leverkusen.

It was Levurkusen's first points in the group and means all three sides have a chance of joining Juve in the next round.

1. Juventus - 10

2. Atletico Madrid - 7

3. Lokomotiv Moscow - 3

4. Bayer Levurkusen - 3

Group E

It wasn't a vintage Liverpool performance by no means but Jurgen Klopp's side got the job done at Anfield, overcoming Belgium side Genk 2-1.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain continued his good form, getting Liverpool's second after Gini Wijnaldum gave them the lead.

Virgil van Dijk Georginio Wijnaldum Jordan Henderson Jurgen Klopp Joe Gomez Liverpool

The defeat also ends any hope of Genk progressing to the last 16 and the best the Belgian outfit can hope for now is the Europa League.

Klopp's men still need another two points to secure qualification and host second placed Napoli next.

Carlo Ancelotti's side could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Salzburg.

Group F

Both Dortmund and Inter Milan were locked on four points prior to the week and it looked as if it would be Inter to reach 7, as Antonio Conte's men went into a 2-0 lead.

The Milan joy was short lived however as Dortmund came back for a memorable 3-2 victory to keep tabs on group leaders Barcelona.

The Catalan giants had a frustrating evening at the Camp Nou, as they were held to a goalless draw by bottom of the group Slavia Prague and missed out on a chance of securing their place in the next round.

1. Barcelona - 8

2. Dortmund - 7

3. Inter Milan - 4

4. Slavia Prague - 2

Group G

It's still all to play for in Group G, with all four sides still in with a chance of progressing to the next round.

RB Leipzig are the table toppers after an impressive 2-0 victory away at Zenit St Petersburg.

They are followed in second by Lyon, who were also victorious, beating bottom of the table Benfica 3-1.

1. RB Leipzig - 9

2. Lyon - 7

3. Zenit St Petersburg - 4

4. Benfica - 3

Group H

No doubt the highlight of the week was at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea came back from 4-1 down to draw 4-4 with Ajax in a famous Champions League tie.

Ajax seemingly had control of the game when they went 4-1 up but last years semi-finalists quickly found themselves with nine men with still over 20 players left after Daley Blind and Joel Veltman saw red.

Chelsea managed to draw themselves level and thought they scored a fifth but was ruled out for VAR, with Lampard's side travelling to Valencia next and finish the group at home to Lille.

Frank Lampard

The French side were hammered 4-1 by Valencia in Spain, to leave them bottom of the group.

Group H is set for an exciting finish with three sides all on seven points.

1. Ajax - 7

2. Chelsea - 7

3. Valencia - 7

4. Lille - 1


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