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Marseille gets miracle win
by Paul Kennedy, December 6th, 2011 5PM
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[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Down 2-0 after 32 minutes and still trailing 2-1 with five minutes to play, Marseille pulled off a miracle comeback with a 3-2 win over German champion Borussia Dortmund thanks to goals by Andre Ayew and Mathieu Valbuena and advanced to the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League. Chelsea went through and won its group with a 3-0 win over Valencia. Zenit St. Petersburg's 0-0 tie at Porto was enough to send it through to the final 16 and push the Portuguese champion into the Europa League. For all the Tuesday results and a group-by-group look at all the Wednesday scenarios ...

Group E
Tuesday:
Chelsea 3 Valencia 0
Genk 1 Bayer Leverkusen 1
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
11 Chelsea 3-2-1 13/4
10 Bayer Leverkusen 3-1-2 8/8
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8 Valencia 2-2-2 12/7
3 Genk 0-3-3 2/16

Group F
Tuesday:
Olympiakos 3 Arsenal 1
Borussia Dortmund 2 Marseille 3
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
11 Arsenal 3-2-1 7/6

10 Marseille 3-1-2 7/4
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9 Olympiakos 3-0-3 8/6
4 Bor. Dortmund 1-1-4 6/12

Group G
Tuesday:
APOEL 0 Shakhtar Donetsk 2
Porto 0 Zenit St. Petersburg 0
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
9 APOEL 2-3-1 6/6
9 Zenit St. Petersburg 2-3-1 7/5
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8 Porto 2-2-2 7/7
5 Shakhtar Don. 1-2-3 6/8

Group H
Tuesday:
Barcelona 4 BATE Borisov 0
Viktoria Plzen 2 AC Milan 2
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
17 Barcelona 5-1-0 20/4
9 AC Milan 2-3-1 11/8
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5 Viktoria Plzen 1-2-3 4/11
2 BATE Borisov 0-2-4 2/14

Group A
Wednesday: Man. City vs. Bayern Munich, Villarreal vs. Napoli.
What's at stake: To overtake Napoli, City must beat Bayern and hope Villarreal, pointless in five games, ties or beats Napoli at home. (Bayern has clinched first place.)
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
13 Bayern Munich 4-1-0 11/4
8 Napoli 2-2-1 8/6
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7 Man. City 2-1-2 7/6
0 Villarreal 0-0-5 2/12

Group B
Wednesday Inter Milan vs. CSKA Moscow, Lille vs. Trabzonspor.
What's at stake: Trabzonspor takes second place if it wins at Lille or it ties Lille and CSKA Moscow doesn't win at Inter Milan. Lille clinches with a win, while CSKA Moscow clinches if it beats Inter Milan and Lille-Trabzonspor ends in a tie. (Bayern has clinched first place.)
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
10 Inter Milan 3-1-1 7/5
6 Trabzonspor 1-3-1 3/5
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5 Lille 1-2-2 6/6
5 CSKA Moscow 1-2-2 7/7

Group C
Wednesday: Basel vs. Man. United, Benfica vs. Otelul Galati.
What's at stake: Benfica has clinched one of the top two spots thanks to its edge over Man. United and Basel on the tie-breakers. Man. United clinches the second spot with a win or tie at Basel. Basel takes the second berth and eliminates Man. United with a win. For Man. United or Basel to overtake Benfica for first place, they must do better than Benfica on the final day of group play.
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1

9 Benfica 2-3-0 7/4
9 Man. United 2-3-0 10/6
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8 Basel 2-2-1 9/9
0 Otelul Galati 0-0-5 3/10

Group D
Wednesday: Ajax vs. Real Madrid, Dinamo Zagreb vs. Lyon.
What's at stake:
Ajax will take the second spot with a win or tie against Real Madrid. It will also clinch a berth in the knockout stage if it loses to Real Madrid and Lyon doesn't win at Dinamo Zagreb by a combination of more than seven goals. (Real Madrid has clinched first place.)
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
15 Real Madrid 5-0-0 16/2
8 Ajax 2-2-1 6/3
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5 Lyon 1-2-2 2/6
0 Dinamo Zagreb 0-0-5 2/15



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