Champions League: 5 Clubs That Have Already Qualified For Round Of 16
With two rounds of matches still to go, some clubs have already shown class and booked their place in the Round of 16 for this year’s Champions League tournament.
This follows the conclusion of matches on Wednesday and the attendant results. Before yesterday’s games, Manchester City and Real Madrid already confirmed their slots in the knockout stage of the competition. After Wednesday’s round of matches, Bayern Munich, Club Brugge, and Napoli also confirmed their spots in the Champions League Round of 16. Bayern defeated Viktoria Plzen 4-2, Club Bruges played out a 0-0 draw with Atletico Madrid while Napoli also beat Ajax 4-2 as they all qualified for the next round.
Osimhen Returns With A Goal
Super Eagle’s forward, Victor Osimhen, marked his return from injury with a goal as he joined the Partenopei Cruise past Ajax in their Champions League reverse fixture on Wednesday. Naija News recalls that the 23-year-old had been out of the Napoli team after picking up a knock in their game against Liverpool in September. At the 50-minute mark, the Super Eagles striker came off the bench to replace Giacomo Raspadori on the field. The former Lille forward scored Napoli’s fourth goal of the match in the 89th minute as his team went on to win against Ajax by four goals to two.
This article was originally published on Naija News