The Champions League dream for Mario Gotze continues. PSV Eindhoven reached primary class play-offs. The last hurdle before the group stage should be cleared next week.
Rio World Champion Mario Gotze enters the play-offs of the Champions League qualifier with PSV Eindhoven. Dutch football runners-up beat FC Midtjylland (Denmark) 1-0 (0-0) in the first leg after a 3-0 first-quarter victory. The last hurdle in the fight to participate in the Champions League group stage is now Portuguese record champion Benfica Lisbon.
Former Bayern coach Nico Gowa has advanced to the play-off round with AS Monaco. The French, led by goalkeeper Alexander Noble and striker Kevin Woland, won 3-1 (0-0) against Sparta Brock — Monacos had already won the first leg 2-0. Ukrainian runner-up Shakhtar Donetsk is waiting for the play-offs.
For clubs, entering the Champions League group stage is about an attractive financial injection. Admission to a club Premier Class is guaranteed at over மில்லியன் 15 million.