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Real Madrid, Man. United, PSG clinch, Julian Green debuts
November 27th, 2013 6:28PM

TAGS:  bayern munich, manchester united, men's national team, real madrid, uefa champions league


[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Matchday 5] As the group stage of the UEFA Champions League nears its completion, the floodgates opened with a torrent of goals on Wednesday: 36 in eight games for an average of 4.5 goals a game.

Real Madrid, Manchester United and Paris St Germain clinched berths in the final 16, bringing to eight the number of berths that have been secured. The eight remaining berths will be decided on Dec. 10-11.

Already qualified was Bayern Munich, which set a record with its 10th straight win with a 3-1 victory at Moscow that featured the debut of 18-year-old German-American Julian Green.

In other action, Chilean Arturo Vidal scored a hat trick to give Juventus a 3-1 win over FC Copenhagen in Turin that moved the Italian champion from last place to second in its group.


Shakhtar Donetsk 4 (L.Adriano 37, Teixeira 48, D. Costa 68, 87) Real Sociedad 0.
Bayer Leverkusen 0 Man. United 5 (Valencia 22, own goal 30, Evans 65, Smalling 77, Nani 88)
11 *Man. United
8 Shakhtar Donetsk
7 Bayer Leverkusen
1 Real Sociedad
*Clinched berth in round of 16.

Juventus 3 (Vidal 29 pen, 61 pen, 63) FC Copenhagen 1 (Mellberg 56)
Real Madrid 4 (Bale 37, Arbeloa 51, Di Maria 63, Isco 80) Galatasaray 1 (Bulut 38)
13 *Real Madrid
6 Juventus
4 Galatasaray
4 FC Copenhagen
*Clinched berth in round of 16.

Anderlecht 2
(M. Mangulu 18, Bruno 76) Benfica 3 (Matic 34, own goal 52, Rodrigo 90).
Paris SG 2 (Ibrahimovic 7, Cavani 90) Olympiakos 1 (Manolas 80).
13 *Paris SG
7 Olympiakos
7 Benfica
1 Anderlecht
*Clinched berth in round of 16.

Man. City 4
(Aguero 33 pen, Nasri 65, Negredo 78, Dzeko 89) Viktoria Plzen 2 (Horava 43, Tecl 69).
CSKA Moscow 1 (Honda 62 pen.) Bayern Munich 3 (Robben 17, Goetze 56, T.Mueller).
15 *Bayern Munich
12 *Man. City
3 CSKA Moscow
0 Viktoria Plzen
*Clinched berth in round of 16.

TUESDAY: Results

FC Basel 1
(Salah 87) Chelsea 0.
Steaua Bucharest 0 Schalke 04 0.
9 *Chelsea
8 FC Basel
7 Schalke 04
3 Steaua Bucharest
*Clinched berth in round of 16.

FC Basel-Chelsea:

Bor. Dortmund 3
(Reus 10 pen., Blaszczykowski 60, Aubameyang 78) Napoli 1 (Insigne 71).
Arsenal 2 (Wilshere 1, 65) Marseille 0.
12 Arsenal
9 Bor. Dortmund
9 Napoli
0 Marseille

Zenit St. Petersburg 1 (own goal 74) Atletico Madrid 1 (Adrian 53).
Porto 1 (Martinez 48) Austria Vienna 1 (Kienast 11).
13 *Atletico Madrid
6 Zenit St Petersburg
5 Porto
2 Austria Vienna
*Clinched berth in round of 16.

Ajax 2
(Serero 19, Hoesen 41) Barcelona 1 (Xavi 49 pen.).
Celtic 0 AC Milan 3 (Kaka 13, Zapata 49, Balotelli 59).
10 *Barcelona
8 AC Milan
7 Ajax
3 Celtic
*Clinched berth in round of 16.


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