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Who could go through or fall in the Youth League?

Published: Tuesday 17 November 2015, 16.45CET
Benfica, Manchester City and holders Chelsea have clinched top-two finishes but who could join them on matchday five, and who could win their groups? We explain.
Who could go through or fall in the Youth League?
Who can join Benfica in progressing from their group? ©Getty Images
 
Published: Tuesday 17 November 2015, 16.45CET

Who could go through or fall in the Youth League?

Benfica, Manchester City and holders Chelsea have clinched top-two finishes but who could join them on matchday five, and who could win their groups? We explain.

The eight group winners progress to home ties in the round of 16 on 22/23 February
The eight runners-up will be drawn away to the eight Domestic Champions path second-round winners on 14 December to play-off for the remaining round of 16 places on 9/10 December
The draw for the round of 16 onwards is on 15 February
Standings
Watch live streams of four games this week

Guaranteed top-two finish: Benfica, Manchester City, Chelsea
Eliminated: Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Astana

  • TUESDAY 24 NOVEMBER: GROUPS E, F, G & H

Watch: Roma 5-1 Leverkusen

Group E: BATE (1) v Leverkusen (7), Barcelona (8) v Roma (5) - live streamed on UEFA.com
• Barcelona will seal a top-two finish with a win, and in that case would clinch a round of 16 place if Leverkusen lose.

• Leverkusen will secure a top-two finish if they win and Roma do not.

• Roma will be out if lose and Leverkusen win.

• BATE need to win by a two-goal margin or 1-0, and also hope Roma fail to win.

Watch: Arsenal 2-0 Bayern

Group F: Bayern München (1) v Olympiacos (4), Arsenal (10) v Dinamo Zagreb (7)
• Arsenal will clinch a round of 16 place with a draw and even if they lose will be assured a top-two finish as long as Olympiacos do not win.

• Dinamo will be through if they draw and Olympiacos fail to win.

• Olympiacos will be out if they draw and Dinamo avoid defeat.

• Bayern must win and hope Dinamo lose.

Watch: Chelsea 3-1 Dynamo Kyiv

Group G: Porto (7) v Dynamo Kyiv (4), Maccabi Tel-Aviv (1) v Chelsea (10)
• Holders Chelsea, already through, will wrap up the group and a round of 16 place if they pick up more points than Porto.

• Porto will be assured of a top-two finish if they defeat Dynamo.

• Dynamo beat Porto 2-1 on matchday one so will remain in contention if they draw.

• Maccabi have been eliminated.

Watch: Gent 0-3 Lyon

Group H: Zenit (3) v Valencia (9), Lyon (9) v Gent (3) - live streamed on UEFA.com
• Valencia and Lyon both know a draw would clinch a top-two finish. First place cannot be decided as they meet on 9 December.

• Zenit and Gent both know only a win can keep them in contention.

  • WEDNESDAY 25 NOVEMBER: GROUPS A, B, C & D

Watch: Real Madrid 2-0 Paris

Group A: Shakhtar Donetsk (4 points) v Real Madrid (6), Malmö (5) v Paris Saint-Germain (7)
• Paris will seal a top-two finish with a win, and clinch a round of 16 place if they win and the other game is drawn.

• Real Madrid will seal a top-two finish with a win if Paris also win.

• Malmö will be out if they lose and Madrid win.

• Shakhtar will be out if they lose.

Watch: Manchester United 1-1 Wolfsburg

Group B: CSKA Moskva (8) v Wolfsburg (4), Manchester United (5) v PSV Eindhoven (4)
• CSKA will seal a top-two finish with a draw, and will clinch a round of 16 place with a win or if both game are drawn.

• Manchester United will be assured of a play-off place if both they and CSKA win.

• Wolfsburg will be eliminated if they lose and United win.

• PSV will be eliminated with a defeat.

Watch: Middlesbrough stunner v Torino

Group C: Astana (0) v Benfica (12), Atlético Madrid (9) v Galatasaray (3)
• Benfica have a top-two finish assured thanks to what is already a record goal tally in a four-team UEFA club competition group and will clinch a round of 16 place if they pick up more points than Atlético.

• Atlético will clinch a top-two finish with any result better than a defeat by a two-goal margin or better, or even a 2-0 loss, having won 3-1 at Galatasaray on matchday one.

• Galatasaray must win by a two-goal margin or more, other than 2-0, to remain in contention for the play-offs.

• Astana are eliminated.

Watch: Sevilla 0-2 Manchester City

Group D: Juventus (3) v Manchester City (10), Borussia Mönchengladbach (3) v Sevilla (7) - both games live streamed on UEFA.com

• City have a top-two finish assured and will clinch a round of 16 place with victory, or if they pick up the same number of points as Sevilla.

• Sevilla will clinch a top-two finish with victory or if they draw and Juventus fail to win.

• Juventus will be eliminated if they lose, or if they draw and Sevilla do not lose, or if Juve win and Sevilla also win.

• Mönchengladbach will be eliminated if they fail to win.

Last updated: 11/12/15 12.10CET

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