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Champions League 2023  : Lens among the stars! Results and rankings

RC Lens had a dream evening by beating Arsenal at the Stade Bollaert (2-1). This evening, PSG travels to Newcastle. The results and the complete program.

The 38,167 spectators present last night at the Stade Bollaert-Delélis experienced an evening that they will not soon forget. At the end of a huge match, the Lensois achieved a historic feat by toppling Arsenal to win their first Champions League match in over twenty years. The evening started off badly, however, with a bad back pass from Adrien Thomasson at the start. the 14th minute well anticipated by Saka. The Englishman was able to calmly serve Gabriel Jesus, who himself did not need to be asked to cross his shot wide. perfection and crucify Brice Samba and the Lensois supporters.

But the Sang et Or did not let themselves be defeated, and Thomasson the first, since after having missed a first flight at in the 23rd minute, he lodged his second opportunity at the bottom of the net. With a surgical recovery, the former Strasbourg player averted the threat. fate and equalized à the 25th minute, honoring; Wahi’s magnificent acrobatic deviation to serve him. The evening continued. à spoiled for Arsenal with the exit due to muscle injury of Bukayo Saka before half-time, replaced by by Fabio Vieira.

Faithful to their ambitious game, responding perfectly to the English in the intensity and carried by a Brice Samba of the big evenings, the Lensois delivered. a successful score, which even became perfect when Elye Wahi capsized the stadium at full speed. the 69th minute. On a perfect serve behind Frankowski, Wahi showed great lucidity. coupled with great technical mastery to cover the ball, sending an unstoppable half-volley into the small left net of David Raya. Taking advantage of the spaces on the sides, the pistons and the Lensois attackers made misery throughout the match for the Arsenal full-backs, and the centers at home. rehearsals ended up paying off. Then the Sang et Or turned their backs to hold on to this prestigious success, pushed by an entire stadium which had been waiting for a star-studded evening for more than two decades.

< h2>Manchester United collapse

In the other Group B match, PSV Eindhoven, although dominant, had to win. wait until the last minute to snatch the equalizer and a precious point to win. home against Sevilla FC (2-2). In Pool A, Manchester United experienced a nightmare evening at the Theater of Dreams at Old Trafford. The Red Devils, clumsy in construction and abandoned by a defense at bay, lost at home. home against Galatasaray (2-3) despite a double by Rasmus Hojlund. After their defeat against Bayern (4-3), they have already lost their lead. no longer the right to the mistake if they want to go to the round of 16. Bayern were also scared at home. Copenhagen, but the Bavarians managed to win. overthrow the Danes at the end of the match, thanks in particular to the liberating goal of the Frenchman Mathys Tel à; the 83rd (1-2).

Real Madrid and Inter impress

In Group C, the teams playing at The exterior shone brightly. Also. Real Madrid dominated Naples at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona (2-3). The Neapolitans showed themselves to be brawling but were defeated. overtaken in the game by the Merengues who mastered their subject. Braga, in next to it of the plate in the first half at home. Berlin ended up overthrowing the Union despite its a fragile defense, thanks to a goal from Castro to the 94th (2-3). The Portuguese are getting back on track Napoli in the standings, with three points each behind Real who have six.

In Group D, Inter showed their strength. its collective rigor and asphyxiation; Benfica in the second half to win 1-0 thanks to a goal from Marcus Thuram to the 62nd minute. For its part, RB Salzburg hosted Real Sociedad and the Austrians were defeated. much less solid. Already led 2-0 à half-time by the Basques dominating and even flamboyant in the game, Salzburg never succeeded in winning. react and lose at the same time. home, after having earned on the same score of 2-0  Benfica on the first day. Inter and Real Sociedad are joint leaders with four points, Benfica is last with two defeats and already in a bad position.

Paris can take a decisive advantage

Wednesday at 9 p.m., it will be PSG's turn to play their second meeting in this Champions League. The Parisians started perfectly. their campaign with convincing success against Dortmund (2-0). This time they will travel to Newcastle, and have already the opportunity to make the break at the head of their group if successful. The Magpies brought back a good point from San Siro two weeks ago (0-0). Since this match, Newcastle have beaten Sheffield (8-0) then Burnley (2-0) in the Premier League, and have improved ;gave me the scalp of Manchester City in the League Cup last Wednesday (1-0). For its part, PSG outclassed OM at the Parc des Princes (4-0) before conceding a draw at the Parc des Princes (4-0). Clermont (0-0).

The Parisians will have to do without Nuno Mendes (hamstring surgery), Presnel Kimpembe (achilles tendon), Marco Asensio (foot injury) but also Kang-In Lee, which is competing in the Asian Games with South Korea. Side English, hard blow with the relapse of central defender Sven Botman, injured Knee. Added to this is last-minute uncertainty around Sandro Tonali, who was absent from training today (Tuesday). Joelinton should also be absent, while #39;Harvey Barnes and Joe Willock are long-term injured and will also miss this match. The young Elliot Anderson, product of the Magpies academy, could take advantage of all these absences to be established in the team. once again, like this weekend against Burnley (2-0). In the other meeting of Group F, Borussia Dortmund, already with its back to the wall, will host AC Milan who must also take points.

Wednesday, Manchester City and the Spanish clubs on track

On Wednesday, the clash of the evening (apart from PSG's Pool F) will pit RB Leipzig against Paris Saint-Germain. Manchester City at 9 p.m. Both teams won the tournament. their first match and faced each other in the round of 16 last season, for a great success for the Citizens. At the same time, FC Barcelona will travel to Barcelona. Porto, for another meeting between two teams who won their first match. At 6:45 p.m., Atletico Madrid will host Feyenoord, at the top of Pool E after their success against Celtic (2-0). The Scots will receive at their disposal. 9 p.m. Lazio, who remain in a draw against the Colchoneros. At 6:45 p.m., the little thumbs of the Barça group will meet during the Antwerp – Shakhtar Donetsk match. At 9 p.m., it will be those from the Manchester City pool who will face off in Serbia for Red Star Belgrade – Young Boys Bern.

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What is the schedule for the 2022-2023 Champions League?

The group stage of the Football Champions League will be played from Tuesday September 19, 2023 to Wednesday December 13, 2023. As for the final, she wasé set for June 1, 2024.

  • Day 1: September 19-20, 2023
  • Day 2: October 3-4, 2023
  • Day 3: October 24-25, 2023
  • Day 4: November 7-8, 2023
  • Day 5: : November 28-29, 2023
  • Day 6: December 12-13, 2023
  • Round of 16: February 13-14 and 20-21 and February 5-6 and 12-13 March 2024
  • Quarter-finals: 9-10 and 16-17 April 2024
  • Semi-finals: 30 April-1 May and 7-8 May 2024
  • Final: June 1, 2024

On which TV channel can you watch the Champions League in France?< /h2>

The battle for TV rights continued; to rage before this Champions League season. UEFA has awarded the French TV rights to the "Coupe aux grandes vins" beIN Sports and Canal+ which ensure the broadcast of the Champions League. RMC Sport will co-broadcast with Canal the two best Champions League posters until 2024 and beIN SPORTS will offer its side the entirety of the of remaining matches.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116