Thirteen times champion Real Madrid secures their spot in the next round of the UEFA Champions League courtesy of a brace by it’s French striker, Karim Benzema as they defeated Borrusia Monchenladbach 2 nil at the Estadio Di Stefano.
Benzema bagged his 51st champions league group stage goal with his second on the night as he erases Los Blancos run of inconsistent performances in the group.
Manchester City rounded off another group stage campaign with a comfortable 3 nil win over French side, Olympique Marseille at the Etihad. Ferran Torres, Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling all got on the score sheet as the Citizens secured 16 points out of a possible 18.
They join a list of English clubs: Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea who conceded just a goal in the history of the Champions League group stage.
Bayern Munich, who secured qualification already before tonight’s game won comfortably -2nil at the Allianz Arena over Lokomotiv Moscow.
Inter Milan’s misery in the Champions League continues as they fail to qualify the second round after they finished bottom of B. The Serie A giant are yet to progress the group stage since the 2010/2011 season.
Inter Milan’s performance in the Champions League put another question mark on the future of Antonio Conte at the club.
Here are the qualified team’s for the 16
The sound round draws is slated for 12 noon, Monday 14th, 2020.