The UEFA Champions League group stage is to be concluded tomorrow in different European stadiums. Half of the places of the places in the round of 16 are still hanging in the balance. Cameroonian players involved in the competition with their different clubs hope to help their clubs qualify for the elimination stage of the tourney.
Injured for some time now, Joel Matip travels to Austria to play Red Bull Salzburg of Austria. First of group E, the reigning defending Champions League winners must win to ensure they qualify for the next round of the competition. A defeat for Liverpool shall deprive them from the last 16. The last time cup holders didn’t make through the group stage was in 2012/2013 (Chelsea). Liverpool are first in their group with 10 points.
Equally first in their group (group H) with 10 points is Andre Onana’s Ajax Amsterdam. The Dutch round off their group stage fixtures against Spanish side Valencia. A victory or draw for last year’s semi-finalist will guarantee them a place in the last 16.
Paris Saint Germain of Indomitable Lions captain Eric Choupo-Moting already qualified for the next round play Turkish side Galatasaray in a fixture with no stakes. The Club of the French capital are five points ahead of their followers Real Madrid.
The knock-out stage of the Champions League is going to be played in the month of February 2020.