Adriano Boin Date: 2nd December 2020 at 12:28am
Written by:

Despite winning their first match on Tuesday night, can still go through to the next round as any of the four teams can qualify with one match remaining.

The secured three points in thrilling fashion as Romelu Lukaku’s brace led them to a 3-2 victory over in Germany, keeping their hopes of progressing through to the next round alive.

Gladbach currently top the table with eight points, followed by and Real Madrid on seven, with bringing up the rear on five.

Shakhtar’s victory over Real means no team has qualified for the next round with everything being decided on December 9.

must defeat the Ukrainian side and hope Real and Gladbach doesn’t end in a draw if they want to go through to the next round.

While there is the risk that Real and Gladbach could settle for a draw, that would be risky for Zinedine Zidane’s side.

That’s because a draw paired with Shakhtar picking up a point against would see the Ukrainian side finish second with Real Madrid falling to third.

Should fail to defeat Shakhtar then they will be eliminated from Europe.