Champions League: Barcelona in danger, Lille win, USMNT’s Pefok scores

Not rather a lot was decided Tuesday in a matchday that seen six UEFA Champions League sides grasp zeroes on the board.

Lille, Sevilla, Chelsea, and Manchester United all posted clear sheet wins, whereas Barcelona and Benfica couldn’t uncover a goal on the Camp Nou.

 

There had been a great deal of Americans in movement, as USMNT forward Jordan Pefok scored, Weston McKennie was a unusual shiny spot for Juventus, and Christian Pulisic, Timothy Weah, Brenden Aaronson, and John Brooks all started in UCL movement.

Here’s what you missed spherical Europe…

UEFA Champions League outcomes

Chelsea 4-0 Juventus

Barcelona 0-0 Benfica

Xavi Hernandez’s males couldn’t uncover the once more of the net on the Camp Nou, and may need too win at Bayern Munich or see Benfica fail to win at dwelling to Dynamo Kiev in order to realize the knockout rounds.

So, yeah, uh oh.

And Benfica would possibly really be in the catbird seat if Haris Seferovic shot greater or handed prior to his late miss in Spain.

Sevilla 2-0 Wolfsburg

Joan Jordan and Rafa Mir scored for Julen Lopetegui’s males, who secured a win and made constructive that Group G is nowhere near decided from spots 1-4.

Sevilla has six elements, one once more of Salzburg and two behind Lille, nonetheless would possibly nonetheless finish closing as Wolfsburg has 5.

Wolfsburg will host Lille and Sevilla is off to Salzburg.

Young Boys 3-3 Atalanta

USMNT center forward Jordan Pefok was a busy man, nonetheless his goal and two key passes couldn’t help the Swiss hosts stop its Serie A company.

 

Pefok’s first-half equalizer was a sign of points to return again for David Wagner’s Young Boys, who trailed 1-0 and 3-1 sooner than snatching a level at dwelling.

Duvan Zapata, Jose Luis Palomino, and Luis Muriel all scored for Atalanta, who enter the final word match day a level behind second-place company Villarreal.

Young Boys need a win at Manchester United and a Villarreal win to qualify for the Europa League as Group F’s third-place crew.

Malmo 1-1 Zenit

Soren Rieks scored sooner than the half-hour mark to push Malmo once more proper right into a extreme battle for third place in the group, nonetheless Zenit overcame an Artem Dzyuba saved penalty and a pink card to Dmitri Chistyakov to remodel a stoppage-time penalty and preserve three elements ahead of the Swedish hosts and seal a Europa League spot.

Lille 1-0 Red Bull Salzburg

Canada’s Jonathan David scored the one goal to help USMNT forward Timothy Weah (84 minutes at correct wing) and Lille to the very best of the group with one match to go.

Weah’s luck comes after fellow American nationwide crew star Brenden Aaronson had an fully forgettable effectivity as Salzburg slid into second in the group.

Lille’s eight elements lead the group, Salzburg’s one once more, Young Boys have six, and Wolfsburg 5. Wolfsburg will host Lille and Sevilla is off to Salzburg on the final word day.

Early kickoffs

Dynamo Kiev 1-2 Bayern Munich
Villarreal 0-2 Manchester United – Ronaldo, Sancho seal closing 16

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