Atlético Madrid escapes elimination in CL with a win in Salzburg

Atlético Madrid has certified for the knockout section on the final day of the Champions League. The chief of La Liga received the away match towards Crimson Bull Salzburg 0-2.

Strootman eradicated in Europe with Marseille

With six factors from 5 video games, Atlético had just one level greater than Crimson Bull Salzburg and will subsequently not afford a defeat in Austria if it wished to complete second behind Bayern Munich in group A.

That defeat didn’t come for the first rate enjoying Spaniards. Mario Hermoso headed residence from a free kick after 39 minutes and Yannick Carrasco secured the victory for Atlético with a positioned shot simply earlier than time.

The workforce of coach Diego Simeone was within the remaining of the Champions League in 2014 and 2016 and made it to the quarter finals final season. Salzburg has by no means wintered on the highest European membership stage.

Bayern Munich closed the group stage in fashion by beating Lokomotiv Moscow 2-0 at residence. Niklas Süle and Eric Maxim-Choupo Moting scored for the defending champion, who virtually takes the utmost rating with sixteen factors from six matches.

Nathan Aké ended with Manchester Metropolis unbeaten on the prime of group C. (Photograph: Professional Pictures)

In group C a very powerful selections had already been made. Behind numbers one and two Manchester Metropolis and FC Porto, Olympiacos secured a ticket for the Europa League on Wednesday.

The Greeks did that regardless of a 0-2 defeat towards FC Porto. Competitor Olympique Marseille, nevertheless, misplaced 3-0 towards Manchester Metropolis and has to lose it towards the Greeks on the premise of mutual outcomes.

The targets of Manchester Metropolis, the place Nathan Aké performed all the sport, had been scored by Ferrán Torres, Sergio Agüero and Raheem Sterling. Kevin Strootman got here in fifteen minutes earlier than time at Olympique Marseille.

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