Napoli and Inter already qualified: Pioli’s team just needs a draw against Salzburg
The race to the round of 16 of the Champions League is about to end, but many teams have already removed the coveted pass for the knockout phase. At the moment they are twelve clubs already qualified: among them, the Naples from Luciano Spalletti andInter from Simone Inzaghi. To keep company with the two Italians, the Liverpool in the blues group, the Bruges And Port in group B, the Bayern Monaco in the Nerazzurri group, the Chelsea in group E, the reigning champions of real Madrid by Carlo Ancelotti in group F, the Manchester City by Pep Guardiola and the Borussia Dortmund in Group g, Psg and Benfica in the H. Al Milan, after overtaking Salzburg in the standings, one point against the Austrians is enough.
AC MILAN AT THE EIGHTHS …
After the home defeat of Salzburg against Chelsea and the victory of the Rossoneri in Zagreb, Pioli’s team in the standings overtook the Austrians. A point in the San Siro match against Salzburg on 2 November will therefore be enough to go to the second round.
WHO WILL PASS IN CASE OF ARRIVAL AT EQUAL POINTS? CRITERIA
goal difference in direct matches
higher number of goals scored in head-to-head matches
higher number of goals scored away from home in direct matches
total goal difference
higher number of goals overall
higher number of overall away goals
highest number of wins in the group
highest number of away wins in the group
conduct, lower disciplinary score based on cards