OUWA.org – Champions League standings, Dortmund and Man United Defend the Throne. Some of the matches included in the fourth matchday of the Champions League have been completed.
As a result, there are several teams that are able to maintain their position at the top of the group standings and there are also those who are confirmed to qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League. (Read also Dortmund Bundesliga Match Results Cut Bayern Munich’s Position)
Borussia Dortmund (Germany) and Manchester United (England) are two teams that have managed to maintain their position at the top of the standings.
However, the two teams have not been confirmed to have qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League because of the fierce competition in their respective groups.
Dortmund who are members of Group F topped the standings with a collection of nine points from four matches. On the fourth matchday, they managed to beat the Belgian representatives, Club Brugge, by a score of 3-0.
Currently, Dortmund is only one point ahead of its closest competitor, Lazio (Italy).
Lazio, who have just won, are ranked second in Group F standings with eight points.
Furthermore, under Dortmund and Lazio, there are Club Brugge who pocketed four points.
Club Brugge still has the chance to qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League, considering that there are still six maximum points that can be achieved in the remaining two games in the group phase.
Meanwhile, Man United, who are competing in Group H, top the standings with a collection of nine points from four matches.
Man United managed to maintain their position at the top of the group standings after defeating Turkey’s representatives, Istanbul Basaksehir.
Playing at Old Trafford Stadium, Man United as the home team ended Istanbul Basaksehir’s resistance with a score of 4-1.
The club nicknamed The Red Devils is now three points ahead of its two closest competitors, Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund.
As for PSG and Dortmund, both have six points from four matches. This situation enlivened the competition in Group H of the Champions League.
In fact, Istanbul Basaksehir, who is in fourth place with three points, still has the chance to qualify for the last 16.
Despite the fierce competition in the group where Dortmund and Man United compete, four teams have been confirmed to qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League.
The four teams are Chelsea, Sevilla, Barcelona and Juventus. Chelsea and Sevilla who are in Group E are confirmed to qualify because the other two teams in their group, Krasnodar and Rennes, have only collected 1 point.
Meanwhile, Chelsea and Sevilla have pocketed 10 points from four matches.
A similar situation also happened to Barcelona and Juventus. They occupy the top two rankings in Group G.
Barcelona are top of the standings with 12 points, while Juventus, who have nine points, are in second place.
They are far ahead of the other two teams in Group G, Dynamo Kiev and Ferencfaros, who have just collected one point. The Champions League group standings can be seen on the official UEFA website.