Champions League 2019/20 Matchweek 5 Day 2 Round-Up & Highlights
The second day of the Champions League match week 5 is over. Though it provided some interesting results, it wasn’t nearly as exciting as the first one. Check out the Champions League Matchweek 5 day 1 highlights for more.
Champions League 2019/20 Matchweek 5 Day 2 Highlights
Barcelona sealed top spot in Group F with a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund at the Camp Nou.
Goals from Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann put La Blaugrana 3-0 ahead before a late Jadon Sancho consolation goal made the scoreline more presentable.
Inter managed a 3-1 away win against Slavia Prague in the other fixture, moving Antonio Conte’s side level on points with Dortmund.
In the final round of fixtures, Inter host Barcelona and Dortmund welcome Slavia Prague, with Dortmund needing to better Inter’s result to qualify for the next round.
Elsewhere, Liverpool and Napoli drew 1-1 at Anfield and Salzburg beat Genk 4-1 throwing group E wide open going into matchday six.
Liverpool are still top with 10 points, but play Salzburg away next week who are just three points back with a superior goal difference.
Napoli are on eight points in second and now that a win at home to Genk next week will guarantee their qualification for the knockout round.
In group G, RasenBallsport Leipzig qualified for the knockout despite only managing a 2-2 draw at home to Benfica.
Champions League 2019/20 Matchweek 5 Day 2 Photos
Next up Leipzig travel to Lyon, knowing a victory would for the French side would see them qualify as group winners.
However, Lyon lost 2-0 Zenit St Petersburg meaning the Russian side can also qualify, although they will need better Lyon’s result on matchday six to make it through.
Finally, Ajax moved ahead in group H with a 2-0 win over Lille in northern France.
Now on 10 points, the Eredivisie champions are two points clear of Valencia and Chelsea in second and third.
Chelsea host Lille in matchday six knowing a win will see them qualify although a win for Ajax at home to Valencia will prevent the London club from finishing top of their group.
Valencia also needs a win to guarantee qualification, although a draw would secure their qualification if Chelsea fail to win against Lille.
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