25 Oct 2012

Man City face big battle to make Champions League play-offs

11:41 am on 25 October 2012

The Dutch football side Ajax Amsterdam came from a goal down to beat Manchester City 3-1 and leave the Premier League champions facing a major battle to reach the Champions League knockout stage.

Borussia Dortmund beat nine-times European Cup winners Real Madrid 2-1 to top the group with 7 points, Real have 6, Ajax 3 and City 1.

Fellow German side Schalke became the first non-English team to win at Arsenal in a European tie for nine years as they scored a 2-nil victory to go top of their group.