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Lyon, Atletico into Champions League group phase

Lyon, Atletico into Champions League group phase

Lisandro Lopez's first-half hat trick in a 3-1 victory at Anderlecht sent Lyon into the Champions League group stage with an 8-2 aggregate triumph on Tuesday while Atletico Madrid beat Panathinaikos 2-0 to stroll into the next round.
Debrecen, FC Zurich and Maccabi Haifa also made it to Thursday's draw for the lucrative group phase where they run into Europe's powerhouse clubs including defending champion Barcelona.
Hungary's Debrecen beat Levski Sofia 2-0 to advance 4-1 overall, Zurich scored an injury-time winner to beat Moldova's Ventspils 2-1 to go through 5-1, and Maccabi outplayed Salzburg 3-0 to reach the group phase 5-1.


Updated : 2021-01-17 05:57 GMT+08:00