The last match day in the group stage of the Champions League is over. It was a particularly exciting evening in Amsterdam.
Ajax knew what it needed to do in the own Amsterdam Arena: win of Bayern and won the group. But after less than a quarter did Der Rekordmeister the nets vibrate. Matthijs de ligt had Robert Lewandowski walk away, and who failed not eye-to-eye with Andre Onana.
Ajax ran for a long time on the strong German organization, but the hour was still touch. Dušan Tadic worked out a particularly clever attack: 1-1. Ten minutes before time was even 2-1. Again Tadic scored, this time from eleven metres after a mistake from Jerôme Now on Kasper Dolberg. Amsterdam fourth, but then she Nicolás Tagliafico Thiago down in the sixteen. Lewandowski failed: 2-2. It was even 2-3 after a streak of Kingsley Coman. In the extra time, Tagliafico the 3-3 at the plate but that was it. Oh yes, Maximilian Wöber (Ajax) and Thomas Müller (Bayern) were in between also a red card.
In the other match won Benfica with 1-0 from AEK Athens thanks to a goal by Álex Grimaldo. As a result, the Portuguese are third with 4 points, AEK remains puntenloos. Bayern will win the group with 14 points, for Ajax with 12 points.
Manchester United could be in Group H will not win Valencia making Juventus the group’s profit picked up. And that in spite of a failure in Bern. Young Boys beat the Old Lady with 2-1 thanks to two goals from Guillaume Hoarau. One for rest after a mistake from Alex Sandro in the sixteen, one of them after the break after less defending by Leonardo Bonucci. Paulo Dybala did in the slot slightly back and scored even at the end, but that was rejected. Juve ends the group with 12 points, Man United has 10, Valencia 8, and Bern 4.
Manchester City was in Group F already assured the first place, but wanted to against Hoffenheim it is impossible to lose for your own audience. That was quite a while after a penaltygoal of Andrej Kramaric. Pep Guardiola, however, could count on Leroy Sané. The German scored a delicious free-kick and delivered on the hour, the Citizens, without Vincent Kompany, a 2-1 victory.
In the other match was still exciting. Shakhtar Donetsk could be subject to profits even second and came in the snow 1-0 through Junior Moraes. Lyon, with Jason Denayer in the base, fluid for what it was worth and I got it after the break war it deserved. Nabil Fekir curled the 1-1 on the board, good for second place in the group.