The 2021/2022 Champions League heads into the fifth matchday of the group phase this week. There are 32 teams that will compete in 16 different matches.
The game can be exciting and interesting even though several teams have already made sure that they qualify for the knockout phase . Of the 16 matches that will take place, there are five big matches presented this middle of the week.
Manchester City vs Paris Saint-Germain : Manchester City will host Paris Saint-Germain in the fifth Champions League matchday Group A. The winner of this match will certainly qualify for the knockout phase .
Currently, Manchester City is at the top of the standings with 9 points from 3 wins and 1 defeat. PSG is in second place in the standings with 8 points from 2 wins and 2 draws.
On the second matchday ago, Manchester City and PSG had met each other at the Parc des Princes. PSG won 2-0 through goals from Idrissa Gueye and Lionel Messi. On this fifth matchday , the two teams will meet again at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday (11/25/2021) at 03.00 WIB.
Chelsea vs Juventus : Chelsea will host Juventus in the fifth matchday of the Champions League in Group H. Juventus, who has already ensured that they qualify for the knockout phase , will certainly not ignore this match to continue their 100 percent win in the Champions League this season.
Currently, Juventus is at the top of the standings with 12 points from 4 consecutive wins. Chelsea is in second place in the standings with 9 points from 3 wins and 1 defeat.
On the second matchday ago, Chelsea was defeated by Juventus at the Allianz Stadium with a score of 0-1. Juventus’ winning goal was scored by their mainstay striker, Federico Chiesa. On this fifth matchday , the two teams will meet again at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday (11/24/2021) at 03.00 WIB.
Barcelona vs Benfica : Barcelona will host Benfica in the fifth Champions League matchday Group E. Victory in this match will ensure Barcelona qualify for the knockout phase . Currently, Barcelona is in second place in the standings with 6 points from the results of 2 wins and 2 defeats. Benfica is in third place in the standings with 4 points from the results of 1 win, 1 draw and 2 defeats.
On the second matchday , the two teams met each other at Da Luz Stadium. Benfica won 3-0 through 2 goals from Darwin Nunez and 1 goal from Rafa Silva. On this fifth matchday , they will meet again at the Estadio Camp Nou on Wednesday (24/11/2021) at 03.00 WIB.
Villarreal vs Manchester United : Villarreal will host Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League, Champions League matchday fifth Group F. Currently, both teams have won 7 points from the results of 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat.
Both Villarreal and Manchester United have yet to be certain of qualifying because they are still competing with Atalanta for two tickets to the knockout phase . On the second matchday ago, Manchester United won 2-1 over Villarreal through goals from Alex Telles and Cristiano Ronaldo.
They actually had left behind 0-1 by Villarreal who excel through Paco Alcacer’s goal. However, Manchester United managed to avoid defeat. On this fifth matchday , the two teams will meet at the Estadio de La Ceramica on Wednesday (11/24/2021) at 00.45 WIB.
Atletico Madrid vs AC Milan : Atletico Madrid will host AC Milan in the Champions League matchday fifth Group B. Both teams are bottom of the group phase. This makes both teams need a win to keep their hopes of qualifying for the next round. The defeat made it even more difficult for them to qualify from the group stage.
On the second matchday , the two teams met at the San Siro. Atletico Madrid managed to win 2-1 over host AC Milan. Antoine Griezmann and Luis Suarez scored the winning goals for Atletico Madrid. Two goals were only able to be replied by one goal by Rafael Leao. The two teams will meet again at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Thursday (25/11/2021) at 03.00 WIB.
This middle of the week will be an interesting middle of the week. The game is hard to predict. Who will win the match? We deserve to see it together.