Champions League Scenario: Draw Instructions and Bets for Group Stage Finals
It’s going to be a fun day or two of the group stage final in the UEFA Champions League, with five knockout spots still up for grabs and Europa League playoffs at stake.
It begins with Tuesday’s match, which will determine (1) a place in the knockout stages in Group B; (2) Top of Group D between Real Madrid and Inter Milan; and (3) the third place team in Group B, will win tickets to play-off Europa League.
If two or more teams are tied on points in any group, the first draw is: (1) points in games between tie teams, (2) goal difference in matches between tie teams and (3) goals scored in matches between tied teams. The full list of tie-tiers is at the bottom of this post.
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Tuesday’s schedule and team scenarios are as follows:
|Coporation, group||Matches||Time (ET)||channel||Current|
|Group A||PSG 4, Club Brugge first|
|Group A||RB Leipzig 2, City man first|
|Group B||AC Milan vs. Liverpool||3 pm||TUDNxtra||fuboTV, Paramount +|
|Group B||Porto vs Atletico Madrid||3 pm||–||PrendeTV, Paramount +|
|Group C||Borussia Dortmund and Besiktas||3 pm||TUDNxtra||fuboTV, Paramount +|
|Group C||Ajax vs. Sporting CP||3 pm||TUDNxtra||fuboTV, Paramount +|
|EASY group||Real Madrid vs. Inter Milan||3 pm||UniMas, TUDN||fuboTV, Paramount +|
|EASY group||Shakhtar Donetsk vs. FC Sheriff||3 pm||TUDNxtra||fuboTV, Paramount +|
Group A situations
Group A winners: City of Manchester
Group A runners-up: Paris Saint-Germain
3rd place (Europa League playoffs): This is the only match left of Group A entering the final day of competition. RB Leipzig won the group stage final against Man City, while Club Brugge lost to PSG. That result gave Leipzig third place and a place in the Europa League playoffs.
The final standings of Group A
|1. City of Manchester (NS)||twelfth||6||4||2||0||18||ten||+8|
|2. Paris Saint-Germain (NS)||11||6||3||first||2||13||8||+5|
|3. RB Leipzig||7||6||2||3||first||15||14||+1|
|4. Club Brugge||4||6||first||4||first||6||20||-14|
Scenario group B
Group B winners: Liverpool
Group B runner-up: Porto, Milan or Atletico Madrid. It’s going to be a fun Tuesday, with all three going to battle for the final spot in the knockouts. Porto started the day with one point ahead of the other two, but they also faced a motivated Atletico in the group stage final. It could indeed happen for AC Milan to play at home against the leaders of Group B: Liverpool are expected to field a reserve team with nothing to play with but pride.
The only way the top scorer can get to second place is if both Milan and Atletico Madrid win and get seven points. Since their head-to-head results will see them tie in points, goal difference and goals scored, the required condition will be the fourth deciding factor: overall goal difference. in group. If they also tie on overall goal difference, then the fifth determining factor is goals scored in the group.
3rd place (Europa League playoffs): This could be seen as a nice consolation for either of the three teams, but competing in the Europa League could also be an unwanted distraction from the title chase in their respective domestic leagues. their.
Here are the draw scenarios: Milan and Atletico can both lose or draw, even on points at the bottom two positions. In that case, the group’s overall goal difference would also be the equalizer used to determine the third-place finisher. If they draw on goal difference, the goals scored in the group will be the deciding factor in the next match.
The only other potential draw scenario is for Porto to lose and AC Milan to draw. That would put them both on five points, and Porto would finish ahead of AC Milan in the first game (points in matches between the two teams, 4 points out of 1).
Table of Omissions
|1. Liverpool (NS)||15||5||5||0||0||15||5||+10|
|2. FC Porto||5||5||first||2||2||3||8||-5|
|3. AC Milan||4||5||first||3||first||5||7||-2|
|4. Atletico Madrid||4||5||first||3||first||4||7||-3|
Group C winners: Ajax
Group C runners-up: Sports CP
3rd place (Europa League playoffs): Borussia Dortmund
Yes, there is nothing to play in Group C, except for the group stage prize money (which will be higher if won). Of course, Ajax might want to finish with a perfect record, and Ajax’s Sebastien Haller is also fighting Robert Lewandowski for the title of top scorer.
THAN: Full list of Champions League scoring leaders
Table of Sizes
|1. Ajax (NS)||15||5||5||0||0||16||3||+13|
|2. CP Sports (NS)||9||5||3||2||0||twelfth||8||+4|
|3. Borussia Dortmund||6||5||2||3||0||5||11||-6|
|4. Besiktas JK||0||5||0||5||0||3||14||-11|
EASY Team Scenario
Group D winners: Real Madrid or Inter Milan. First place will be decided in the head-to-head match at the Estadio Bernabeu. Real Madrid have two results available (win or draw), while Inter Milan must win to finish at the top of the table.
Group D runners-up: For either Real Madrid or Inter, second place would guarantee an opponent in the Round of 16 that would be considerably more difficult.
3rd place (Europa League playoffs): FC Police Chief Tiraspol. The Moldovans’ European adventure will continue in the Europa League playoffs. And that is despite losing three consecutive group stage games after winning the first two.
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EASY team leaderboard
|1. Real Madrid (NS)||twelfth||5||4||first||0||twelfth||3||+9|
|2. Inter Milan (NS)||ten||5||3||first||first||8||3||+5|
|3. FC Sheriff||6||5||2||3||0||6||ten||-4|
|4. Shakhtar Donetsk||first||5||0||4||first||first||11||-ten|
Champions League group stage
Here is the full list of players who qualified for the UEFA Champions League group stage:
- points obtained in group matches between the mentioned teams
- The goal difference is higher than in the group stage matches between the mentioned teams
- goals scored in group stage matches between the teams mentioned
- Outstanding goal difference in all group stage matches
- goals scored in all group stage matches
- away goals scored in all group stage matches
- won all the group stage matches
- away win in all group stage matches
- total disciplinary points based on yellow and red cards only
- UEFA club coefficient
One change to the mediation rules: If three or more teams are deadlocked on points and the Score is tied. 1-3 helps to separate one or more of those teams, then the Score is even. 1-3 is reapplied to any remaining teams that are still tied before moving to Numbers 4-10.