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Champions League 2023  : the Lensois not unhappy but frustrated! Results and rankings

Lens conceded; the draw at home against PSV (1-1), but does not make a bad accounting operation. PSG must react and beat AC Milan this evening.

The Lensois have now made it a habit: led in the score by PSV Eindhoven, as at home. Sevilla and against Arsenal, they equalized. but this time they did not manage to achieve this. completely reverse the match (1-1). After a disappointing first period, with little intensity of training. and on too rare occasions, the match got out of control. in the second half, in a still incandescent Stade Bollaert. Despite a fidgeting Frankowski on the side; upright, always quick to respond distilling good crosses, the Lensois lacked; of realism, like the PSV players, on their few chances in the first act.

It was the nugget of PSV, Johan Bakayoko, who found the fault after returning from the locker room with a floating shot from the entrance to the area, surprising Brice Samba on his right (54th). It was no less necessary to wake up the Sang et Or: in ten minutes, Fulgini, Sotoca and Wahi tried their luck without success, before the latter finally turned into a providential scorer on yet another cross from Frankowski (65th). The two teams went blow for blow at the end of the match, and both could have won with more precision in the last move.

Face to face a PSV as strong as predicted, the Lensois are happy not to lose and to keep three points ahead of their evening opponent, but perhaps frustrated not to 39;not having been able to convert an additional opportunity to make the break in this group B, and maintain the lead. Because in the other meeting, Arsenal went; win at the Ram&oac;n S&aac;nchez-Pizju&aac;n Stadium in Seville (1-2). The Gunners made the difference just before and just after the break, through Martinelli (45th) and Gabriel Jesus (54th), rewarding great domination. The Sevillians reacted too late, even if they put pressure on after Gudelj reduced the gap (59th). point in the last position of the group at equality with PSV with two points, three lengths behind Lens and five behind Arsenal.

Manchester United remains hopeful

The Mancunians had nightmares about it, and they were almost overtaken by their demons: face to face; Copenhagen, they obtained a vital first success in this Champions League (1-0), but they scared each other until the end of added time. Without inspiration in the game, the Red Devils relied on a saving header from Maguire on a cross from Eriksen to unlock the score (72nd). They then broke out in a cold sweat in added time, when McTominay showed clumsiness to give the Danes a penalty, missing. by Larsson, or rather saved; by Onana, àgrave; the image of a cruel match for Copenhagen which would have deserved to be won. a positive result. A welcome first three points for Manchester United, while Bayern fly to the top of the group after their victory at home. Galatasaray (1-3). The Bavarians have long been pushed to their limits by the inspired Istanbulites, but Kane (73rd) then Musiala (79th) finally responded to their challenge. the equalizer from Icardi (30th), who scored himself following Coman’s first goal (8th).

The favorites take the break

< p>In Pool C, Napoli and Real Madrid upheld their status by winning respectively. Union Berlin (0-1) and at Braga (1-2). The Italians and the Spanish were not affected. brilliant, and were even dominated by sequences, but demonstrated pragmatism. Like Inter in Pool D, who beat Salzburg at home. home (2-1) by being solid at the back and efficient up front. The Nerazzurri take off at the top of the group with Real Sociedad, who won the match. à Benfica (0-1) in a dull match. The Benfiquistas are almost eliminated with three defeats in three games, seven points behind the Basques and Inter.

Paris must win to reassure themselves

< p>The Parisians will be expected on Wednesday at 9 p.m., to show a face other than that of the scathing defeat at Newcastle (4-1). They welcome AC Milan to the Parc des Princes, after being reassured this weekend against Milan. Strasbourg (3-0). The Rossoneri fell à home this Sunday facing Juventus (0-1), but managed a very good start to the season. In the Champions League, they have two points after two goalless matches: 0-0 against Newcastle then away. Dortmund. The PSG players will have to find the solution to break through the Milan defense and win a match that would bring them closer to qualification, before going to the next round. San Siro.

In the other match of the group, the leader Newcastle receives Borussia Dortmund, who are pointing at last place with just one point. The Borussens are already there. have their backs against the wall, while the Magpies have an opportunity to win. to make the break in the ranking.

The big ones must confirm

Wednesday at 6:45 p.m., Barça hosts Shakhtar Donetsk and can already play. take a big step towards the round of 16. In the same group, Antwerp receives Porto at home. 9 p.m. Feyenoord receives Lazio at home 6:45 p.m., before a difficult trip for Atlético to Celtic Park in Glasgow. Finally, in group G, the defending champion Manchester City moves to Berne to face Young Boys, while RB Leipzig receives Red Star Belgrade.

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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