Manchester clubs struggle in the Champions League

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Manchester clubs struggle in the Champions League

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In Group A Napoli capitalised on home advantage as Cavani’s brace out did Manchester City.

The home side took the lead, City equalised before Cavani’s winner. Bayern win the group City are left relying on results from elsewhere as well as their own to qualify.

Two goals on the road at CSKA Moscow, the opener an own goal, kept Lille’s hopes alive in Group B.

Inter are into the last sixteen as champions its a three way battle for that final place with one to play.

Benfica got a vital equaliser within two minutes of Manchester United taking a 2-1 lead at Old Trafford.

United’s future is in their own hands. Their final match is at Basel. “The chips are down but I have every confidence in the team,” said Sir Alex Ferguson.

Real Madrid were rampant scoring six against pointless Zagreb in Group D and it was all over within 66 minutes.

In the contest for the second place there is nothing to choose between the contenders Lyon and Ajax. Lyon look to have the easier final match against Zagreb, Ajax face Real.