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UEFA Champions League Highlights, Matchday 6: Bayern, Tottenham, Liverpool, Napoli, Marseille, And Porto Were Triumphant. The UEFA Champions League 2022 6th matchday is over after 36 goals from Wednesday’s eight games.

Viktoria Plzen vs Bayern | UEFA Champions League Highlights

Viktoria Plzen vs Bayern Munich Highlights: Plzen 2-4 FCB, Leon Goretzka scores twice as Bayern thrash Viktoria Plzen

FC Bayern Munich defeated Viktoria Plzen 4-2 on Wednesday night to advance to the knockout stages of the Champions League.

In the first half, Sadio Mané, Thomas Müller, and two-goal Leon Goretzka gave Munich a comfortable four-goal advantage.

Plzen’s Adam Vlkanova and Jan Kliment scored, but Bayern never trailed and won their 11th consecutive group-stage encounter, creating a new Champions League record.

The Bavarians opened with Sven Ulreich in goal and a back four of Noussair Mazraoui, Benjamin Pavard, Dayot Upamecano, and Josip Stanii.

Behind Kingsley Coman, Leroy Sané, and Mané in midfield were Joshua Kimmich and Goretzka, with Müller up front.

In the first half, Mathys Tel replaced Müller. At halftime, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting came on to replace Coman before Goretzka.

Upamecano and Sané were replaced in the second half by Ryan Gravenberch, Paul Wanner, and Marcel Sabitzer.

As Munich went down the gears, Stanek denied Goretzka before Jirka struck the side-netting at the opposite end.

Ulreich made a great save against Pernica but couldn’t stop Vlkanova from scoring.

Tel shot over before Kliment smashed home on the rebound to make it two for the hosts.

Then, before another Tel shot shaved the bar, Stanek directed a Gravenberch attempt onto it.
With two games left to play at Barcelona and home against Inter Milan, victory ensures Bayern a top-two berth in Group C and a place in the knockout stage.

Tottenham vs Eintracht Frankfurt | UEFA Champions League Highlights

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Tottenham Hotspur Highlights: Tot 3-2 EIN, Spurs escape scare. Kane and Son combine to give the hosts a narrow win against Frankfurt.

The Spurs recovered, with Heung-Min Son scoring twice despite going down to the Germans.

Harry Kane converted a penalty to put the team up at halftime. Frankfurt has been reduced to ten soldiers.

Tuta has sent off, and they came back with a late goal. Kane then missed a second penalty kick in the closing few minutes.

On 14 minutes, Eric Dier’s bad touch inside the penalty area allowed Jesper Lindstrom to slip in and take the ball.

Hugo Lloris saved his low cross, but Sebastian Rode was on hand to flick the loose ball to Daichi Kamada, who tapped home.

As a result, Frankfurt’s chances of returning to the games were reduced. Tuta was removed well before the hour mark after receiving two bookings in two minutes.

They did, however, pose a threat. Lloris needed to make a spectacular save to tip Lindstrom’s curling attempt over the bar at full stretch.

That set up a tense finish, preventing Kane from missing his second penalty in stoppage time after Hrvoje Smolcic tripped replacement Bryan Gil in the area.

Then, in the last seconds, Alidou challenged Lloris with a low 20-yard shot, but the captain held fast to secure three crucial points.

And, with Sporting losing to Marseille at home, It implies that a win versus the Portuguese team on matchday five will advance us to the knockout rounds.

Rangers vs Liverpool | UEFA Champions League Highlights

Mohamed Salah scores three goals in six minutes as Liverpool defeats Rangers 7-1.

Mohamed Salah came off the bench to score the quickest hat trick in Champions League history, propelling Liverpool to a 7-1 victory over Rangers on Wednesday and knocking the Scottish club out of the competition.

Rangers took the lead via Scott Arfield, but Roberto Firmino responded quickly with a well-placed header before scoring a second just before the hour mark.

Then, at 66 minutes, Darwin Nunez increased Liverpool’s advantage with a slotted finish past goalkeeper Allan McGregor.

With Rangers chasing the game, Nunez’s magnificent goal put the game beyond the hosts before Salah, who came off the bench, scored a brilliant finish from a tight angle.

Then, at 80 minutes, he scored his second goal with an improvised finish past an out-of-position McGregor.

Salah’s third goal, on 81 minutes, was more typical of his style, as he cut in from the right wing before curling the ball into the far corner with his left boot.

Elliott added to the home side’s agony with a late seventh-minute goal, sealing a victory that moved Liverpool to second place in Group A, ensuring a place in the knockout stages with just one point.

Napoli vs Ajax | UEFA Champions League Highlights

Napoli defeats Ajax to advance to the last 16 of the Champions League.

Napoli defeated Ajax 4-2 at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium on Wednesday to maintain their unbeaten streak in the Champions League group phase & advance to the knockout stages.

Hirving Lozano and Giacomo Raspadori scored early goals to put the Serie A leaders safely up by the 16th minute.

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia added a second-half penalty after Davy Klaassen drew one back for Ajax.

Napoli’s two-goal lead was restored in the 62nd minute when a VAR review determined Jurrien Timber had handled his area, and Kvaratskhelia converted the resulting penalty.

Seven minutes later, Ajax granted a penalty of their own, which gave them hope of salvaging a point when replacement Brian Brobbey went down, and Bergwijn scored from the spot.

But those dreams were dashed in the final minute when Daley Blind was dispossessed by Osimhen, who scored on his comeback from injury.

Madrid vs Club Brugge | UEFA Champions League Highlights

Club Brugge advances to the knockout stages following a draw with a struggling Atletico Madrid.

The Belgian side Club Brugge advanced to the Champions League knockout stages after a 0-0 draw against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday secured a top-two finish in Group B.

Atletico Madrid missed a series of chances, extending their winless record in the tournament to three games, as their passage to the round of 16 hangs in the balance with two games remaining.

Brugge defeated Atletico Madrid 2-0 in the previous round to earn their 14th Champions League victory, breaking the previous record established by Anderlecht.

The club will play Porto in the next round, while Atlético will play Leverkusen.

Atleti is third with four points, six points behind the Belgians and two points behind Porto while leading Bayer Leverkusen, which lost to Porto on Wednesday by one point.

Brugge was sprightly in the first half but ran out of steam after the interval, holding on in the final stages as Atletico sought to open up the visitors, who had Kamal Sowah sent off late on.

Sporting vs Marseille | UEFA Champions League Highlights

Marseille improved their prospects of making the Champions League last 16 with a 2-0 win against Sporting on Wednesday.

Sporting, who were reduced to 10 men in the reverse tie at the Velodrome last week when they lost 4-1, scored two goals before the break as Ricardo Esgaio and Pedro Goncalves were sent off either side of the period.

Sporting is third with six points, two more above Eintracht.

Marseille seized the lead in the 20th minute when Guendouzi converted a penalty after Esgaio clashed with Amine Harit, earning him a second yellow card.

Harit’s pinpoint cross was met by Sanchez, who extended the lead from close range ten minutes later.

The game was virtually finished when Goncalves received two yellow cards in two minutes and has sent off in the 60th minute.

Other Highlights

Leverkusen vs Porto

FC Porto dominated their opponent, Bayer Leverkusen, winning 3-0. The victory qualified the Portuguese champion into the last 16 of the 2022-2023 Champions League.

Barcelona vs Inter Milan

Barcelona is on the verge of a second consecutive Champions League group-stage exit after being held to a stalemate by Inter Milan in a tense and high-octane contest.