Bayern Munich edge Viktoria Plzen to reach round of 16

Bayern Munich progressed to the Champions League knockout stage for the 15th successive season with victory at Viktoria Plzen in Group C. While their Bundesliga form has seen them only win four of their opening nine games, they have won all four of their Champions League group games, scoring 13 goals. They raced into a 4-0 lead within 35 minutes…

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Son scores twice as Tottenham edge Eintracht Frankfurt

Son Heung-min scored twice as Tottenham beat 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt to move top of Champions League Group D. Frankfurt took an early lead when Eric Dier lost possession and Daichi Kamada was teed up to score from close range but Harry Kane set up Son for the equaliser six minutes later. England captain Kane then scored from the penalty spot…

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Napoli edge Ajax to reach next round

Free-scoring Napoli moved into the knockout stages of the Champions League with an entertaining win over Ajax. They raced into a two-goal lead as Hirving Lozano sent a looping header into the far corner and Giacomo Raspadori thumped a left-footed drive into the roof of the net. Ex-Everton man Davy Klaasen’s header reduced Ajax’s arrears after the break, before Khvicha…

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