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Manchester City beat Paris Saint-Germain to finish first in group stage in Champions League round of 16

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In the European Football Champions League, Manchester City defeated Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and advanced to the round of 16 as group 1st.

Manchester City defeated PSG 2-1 in Game 5 of Group A of the 2021-2022 UCL season held at Manchester City Stadium in Manchester, England.

With this, Manchester City recorded 4 wins and 1 loss and 12 points, securing the top spot in the group regardless of the result of one game remaining.

PSG also lost on the same day, but secured 2nd place in the group with 2 wins, 2 draws, 1 loss and 8 points and advanced to the round of 16.

Group 3 placed Leipzig have only 4 points and cannot overtake PSG with one match remaining.

Paris Saint-Germain opened the scoring in the match between the two teams that ended the first half 0-0.

In the 5th minute of the second half, when Lionel Messi’s ground cross was hit by a Manchester City defender and slightly deflected, Kylian Mbappe scored the first goal with a right footed shot through the goalkeeper’s leg.

However, Manchester City turned the game over with Raheem Sterling equalizing in the 18th minute of the second half, and Gabrieu Jesus in the 31st minute of the second half, Gabrieu Jesus received a pass from Bernardo Silva to make it 2-1.

Liverpool, who have already secured the top spot in Group B, beat FC Porto 2-0 and continued their five-game winning streak in the group stage.

Thiago Alcantara scored in the 7th minute and Muhammad Salah scored consecutive goals in the 25th minute, and Liverpool widened the gap with second-placed FC Porto by 10 points.

In Group B, FC Porto are in second place with 5 points, while AC Milan and Atlético Madrid are competing side by side with 4 points.

In Group D, Real Madrid and Inter Milan will face each other in the final group stage match for the top spot.

Real Madrid beat Sheriff Tiraspol 3-0 on the road to accuse them of a 2-1 defeat at home, while Inter Milan defeated Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0.

With Real Madrid 4 wins and 1 loss and Inter Milan 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss, the two teams will face off in the final group stage match in Madrid, Spain for the top spot on December 8th.

Until this day, 11 teams including Manchester City and PSG in Group A, Liverpool in Group B, Ajax and Sporting CP in Group C, Real Madrid and Inter Milan in Group D, Bayern Munich in Group E, Manchester United in Group F, Chelsea (England) in Group H and Juventus in Group H. Made it to the round of 16.

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