## Do away goals count in Champions League group stage?

For example, away goals are the third tiebreaker in the group stage of both the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Cup.

## What happens if two teams tie in Champions League?

Moving forward, if the aggregate-goal score after two legs is tied, there will be two 15-minute periods of extra time. And if no further goals are scored during extra time, a penalty-kick shootout will take place to determine which team advances.

What happens to 3rd place in Champions League Group?

Each team plays six group stage games, meeting the other three teams in its group home and away in a round-robin format. The winning team and the runners-up from each group then progress to the next round. The third-placed team enters the UEFA Europa League.

### What happens if teams tie in Champions League group stage?

Tiebreakers. Teams are ranked according to points (3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss), and if tied on points, the following tiebreaking criteria are applied, in the order given, to determine the rankings (Regulations Articles 17.01):

### How does the group stage of the Champions League work?

The group stage involves eight groups of four teams, with each club playing everyone else in that group home and away. The top two sides in each group move on to the round of 16 and the start of the knockout phase, while the third-placed team drops into the UEFA Europa League.

Does Champions League group stage go on goal difference?

Teams that finish level on points in the Champions League group stage are sorted by the following criteria. Unlike the Premier League – which uses goal difference when teams are tied on points – the Champions League separates the teams on head-to-head points among the two fixtures between the sides.

#### What happens if two teams have same points and goal difference?

If any clubs finish with the same number of points, their position in the Premier League table is determined by goal difference, then the number of goals scored. If the teams still cannot be separated, they will be awarded the same position in the table.

#### How does the Champions League group stage work?

What happens if two teams have the same points and goal difference?