Porto and Schalke after home wins in the fourth round established the status of the favorites of group D.
«The port» due to the excellent chances on «estádio do dragão» broke «the locomotive» and prematurely knocked out of the champion of Russia of struggle for an exit in the playoffs.
Lokomotiv became only the second club from the first basket, has lost chances of an exit in the playoffs after the fourth round. The team of Yuri Semin has repeated the record of the English «Blackburn» in season 1995-96.
Port — Lokomotiv 4:1
Goals: Herrera, 2, Marega, 43, Crown, 67, Otávio, 90+3 — Frapan, 59
Port: Casillas — M. Pereira, Milito, Felipe Telles Torres (Oliveira, 84), Danilo, Herrera — Corona (Hernani, 77), Marega, Brahimi (Otávio, 68).
Locomotive: Guilherme — Ignatiev, Howedes, Corluka, Idowu — EN. Miranchuk, Denisov, Krychowiak, Fernandes (Farfan, 46) — Al. Miranchuk — Eder
Warning: Felipe, Milito, Otávio — Corluka
«Schalke» is not a serious problem in the home match against Galatasaray. The first goal Guido Burgstaller scored after a blunder experienced Fernando Muslera, and in the second half, mark Ut, receiving a pass from the flank, accurate shot into the near corner opened the scoring his goals in the Champions League.
Ukrainian midfielder «Schalke» Yevhen Konoplyanka again lost the trust of the coaching staff for the victory of his team watched from the bench.
Schalke — Galatasaray 2:0
Goals: Burgstaller, 4, Ut, 57
Schalke: Nobel – Caligiuri, Stambouli, Sana’a, Nastasic, SCHOPF – Rudy (Serdar, 76) – Arit (Mackenna, 56), Ut (Bentaleb, 63) – Ambala, Burgstaller
Galatasaray: Muslera – Lines (Bayram, 46), Tavern, Aziz, Ferreira – Belhanda, Donk, Ndiaye – Oncura, Rodriguez (Inan, 63) – Gyumyush (Çelik, 72)
Warning: Rudy, Stambouli — Donk, Aziz Çelik
Standings: Porto – 10, Schalke 8, Galatasaray – 4, Lokomotiv – 0.