Real Madrid and Man City with the full mark and Saint-Germain stumbles

Real Madrid won its third successive victory and continued its perfect Champions League campaign with Manchester City. On the other hand, Milan collapsed at the stadium hosting Chelsea, and Paris Saint-Germain lost its first two points in the competition this season. At the end of the third round of the Champions League group stage, Real Madrid welcomed its Ukrainian guest, Shakhtar Donetsk, in the sixth group competition.

In Group G, Manchester City consolidated its lead with a 5-0 victory over Copenhagen, Denmark, and Borussia Dortmund, the German, achieved a big win away from home to Seville, Spain, 4-1.

Despite the 2-1 victory thanks to Rodrigo and Vinicius goals, the royal club missed a large number of opportunities due to rushing, and gave the Ukrainian team the opportunity to return to the match after the goal of reducing the difference from Alexander Zubkov.

Real Madrid returned to the winning streak, which stopped Sunday at 6 consecutive victories in the league and 9 in various competitions, when it fell into a draw against its guest Osasuna 1-1 in the league. Real Madrid, the record holder in the number of titles in the competition (14), achieved its third victory in a row and raised its score to 9 points at the top of the group, 5 points ahead of Shakhtar Donetsk. In another match in the same group, Germany’s Leipzig revived his hopes when he beat Scottish guest Celtic 3-1.

Paris Saint-Germain raised its score to 7 points, to share the lead with Benfica, who has the same balance of points, while Juventus is third with 3 points, and Maccabi Haifa is at the bottom of the standings without a balance of points.

Manchester City raised its score to 9 points at the top of the group, 3 points ahead of second-placed Dortmund, while Seville and Copenhagen are third and fourth, respectively, with a point for both, with the Spanish team outperforming the goal difference. The Norwegian Erling Halland scored two goals for City, raising his score to 28 goals in 22 matches in the Champions League, at a rate of 1.27 goals per match, which is a higher rate than the outcome of the 98 teams in the competition, according to the “Opta” statistics network.

In the Group H competitions, Benfica imposed a 1-1 draw on its guest Paris Saint-Germain, and Juventus won its first victory after defeating the Israeli Maccabi Haifa 3-1.

In London, Chelsea revived its hopes of qualifying for the final price, after winning a big victory over its Italian guest, AC Milan, in the fifth group matches.

Chelsea’s tally rose to 4 points, advancing to second place in the group standings, one point behind Austrian leaders Red Bull Salzburg, who beat Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 at home, bottom of the standings with 3 points.

On the other hand, the balance of Milan, the second most winning club in the Champions League with 7 titles, froze at 4 points in third place, with a difference of direct confrontations behind Chelsea.

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