Liverpool and Spurs have work to do to reach the Champions League last 16

Liverpool and Spurs have the Time to do to Achieve the Champions League last 16

Even the Champions League returns this week with all the fittings of the group stage, but what do Liverpool and Tottenham need to progress into the knockout phase?

Manchester City and Manchester United secured their positions at the last 16 with a match to save however Jurgen Klopp’s and Mauricio Pochettino’s sides still have work to do on the final matchday if they are interested in being on the hat for the draw on December 17.

Champions League last-16 draw – everything you need to understand

Here’s the total picture, as well as what Liverpool and Tottenham have to do to keep their Champions League hopes alive…

As it stands overall

Through to around 16: Ajax, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona*, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Juventus, Manchester City, Manchester United, Porto*, Real Madrid*, Roma, Schalke

*supported group winners

Can still reach round of 16: Inter, Liverpool, Lyon, Napoli, PSG, Shakhtar Donetsk, Tottenham

Will move to Europa League round of 32: Benfica, Club Brugge, Valencia

Can nevertheless end third: CSKA Moscow, Red Star Belgrade, Galatasaray, Hoffenheim, Lokomotiv Moscow, Viktoria Plzen

Will end fourth: AEK Athens, Monaco, PSV Eindhoven, Young Boys

Everything Tottenham want

Christian Eriksen struck late against Inter to keep Tottenham alive in the competition

Christian Eriksen struck late from Inter to keep Tottenham alive from the contest
  • Barcelona are as Group B winners however they can be still joined by both Inter and Tottenham Milan in the previous 16. Dutch club PSV Eindhoven are sure to complete bottom.

  • Spurs are now moment on head-to-head \goals, so will advance if they triumph at the Nou Camp or game the outcome at home of Inter to PSV.

  • If they pick up more things than Spurs, inter will finish next\.

Team B

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Barcelona5410134913
Spurs5Two1289-17
Inter521Two56-17
PSV5014512-71

What Liverpool need

Liverpool's Champions League hopes remain in the balance after a 2-1 defeat at PSG

Liverpool’s Champions League hopes stay in the balance following a 2-1 defeat at PSG
  • Possible outcomes’ most complex implies Group C leaders Napoli, Paris Saint-Germain that is second-placed and Liverpool \can all qualify\. Red Star Belgrade are underside of the table, but might yet make it through the last 32 of the Europa League.

  • Host needs to win to have any chance of going through and Napoli – success by more than 1 goal will guarantee eligibility\.

  • If PSG conquer Red Star off, Klopp’s guys will need a 1-0 victory or victory by two goals or more to finish second but additional win margins will not be adequate\.

  • In the event the game in Belgrade is a draw, Liverpool will advance with any triumph as it would leave them, PSG and Napoli all on nine things – with the English club ending first on the.

  • Red Star will occur third place if they acquire and Liverpool shed.

Group C

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Napoli52307439
PSG52Two113858
Liverpool52038716
Red Star5113413-94

Other people to watch

Atletico Madrid will secure top spot in Group A should they conquer Club Brugge or even Borussia Dortmund Don’t Succeed at Thierry Henry’s Monaco. The Germans win and the Spaniards drop in Belgium, then Dortmund would advance as group winners by virtue of their superior target difference.

Bayern Munich can secure first place in Group E with a draw out to Ajax, who will themselves finish top with victory in Amsterdam.

Manchester City will seal top place in Group F with a draw at home to Hoffenheim – or should Lyon do not win away at Shakhtar. Since they hold a record over the Premier League winners lyon can take first place at the team with success and when City shed\.

Juventus currently top Group H – two points ahead of Manchester United – and can be sure first place if they conquer Young Boys at Switzerland.

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