The second European tournament has a high chance of hosting a handful of big clubs that would cause the spotlight to turn like never before.
This Tuesday begins the penultimate day of the group stage of the Champions League 2022/2023same that could mark the eliminations of the big teams in Europe, teams that usually reach the direct elimination instances, but currently have few aspirations of advancing to the round of 16, as is the case with Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid, Juventus, Milan and Ajax.
The departure of these ‘greats’ from the Champions League would cause the other continental contest, the Europe Leaguebecomes a very interesting tournament, since the presence of clubs like Barcelona Y Juventus It would increase the scope of the tournament in every way.
The Dutch team is on the verge of elimination from the current edition of the Champions League. Currently, he is in third place in Group A with three units, below the nine he has Liverpool and 12 from Napoli, which is already classified.
Ajax will be measured at Liverpool next Wednesday, a duel that they need to win if they want to maintain hopes of advancing to the round of 16, since a draw or a defeat against the English would leave them eliminated.
The Catalans no longer have a margin of error in the two remaining games of the group stage of the Champions Leaguein which they are in the third step of Group C with just four units, behind the seven of the Inter de Milan and 12 o’clock Bayern Munichwho has already secured his ticket to the round of 16.
The outlook for Barcelona It is not easy, because he must win his match this Wednesday against Bayern Munich to stay alive, otherwise you will have to wait for the Inter de Milan don’t win your duel against him Victoria Pilsengroup that marches in last place of the sector.
In the previous edition of Champions League, Athletic He got to the quarterfinals, but in the current one he is close to elimination after two days to go Atletico Madrid is in third place in Group B with four units, below the portowhich has six points and Bruges, already qualified for the round of 16 with 10.
The Colchoneros will face next Wednesday the Bayer Leverkusenlast in the sector, a key match for the aspirations of the Spaniards, because in the event that a tie or defeat is combined with a victory for the porto on witchesthey would be left with no chance of advancing to the round of 16.
Although the Italian team is only two points from the qualifying zone, their elimination from the Champions League could be consummated this Tuesday. Milan is in third place with four units behind the six of Salzburg and the seven of Chelsea.
The Rossoneri will visit the Dinamo Zagreblast in the sector with four points, a game they need to win, because if a draw or defeat in Croatia is combined with a win for Salzburg, who will play at home against ChelseaMilan would be eliminated.
Only a miracle would see the Italian squad advance to the round of 16 of the Champions Leagueeven its elimination could take place this Tuesday, since it is in third place in Group H with only three points, the same as Maccabi Haifa, located in last place, while Paris Saint-Germain and Benfica they add eight in the first and second place of the sector.
The Juventus will face the benfica this Tuesday as a visitor, a match in which they must win to stay alive, since a draw or a defeat would leave them with no chance of advancing to the round of 16.