Five English teams qualify for last 16 UEFA Champions League

Ross Houston
December 7, 2017

Manchester United is expected to secure its progression at home to CSKA Moscow, while Premier League rival Chelsea can join it.

At Old Trafford, Manchester United sealed their place at the top of Group A by beating CSKA Moscow 2-1 with goals from Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford in the 64th and 66th minute, respectively.

It always appeared a case of when rather than if United would progress to the last-16 for the first time since 2013-14, despite their winning start to Group A ending with the last-gasp defeat at Basel.

Again, you have the same 50/50 chance of landing one of those teams, but the average coefficient ranking is 16.75.

Now that the group stage is over, here's everything you need to know for the Round of 16. That means Chelsea can not play Roma.


The teams that have qualified so far are: Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Barcelona, Manchester City, Besiktas, Tottenham and Real Madrid.

Antonio Conte's side, who could be pitted against heavyweights including Barcelona and PSG in next week's last 16 draw.

Qualified as group leaders: Manchester United, PSG, Roma, Barcelona, Liverpool, Manchester City, Besiktas, Tottenham.

Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Besiktas are amongst the opposition that Chelsea can face, but Azpilicueta isn't too anxious about his side's second-placed finish.

As we head into the final matchday of the Champions League groups, there is still much to play for.


Tuesday night saw a number of Champions League games take place, with British clubs experiencing mixed results on the night.

Spurs finished as group winners with holders Real Madrid qualifying as runners-up.

Four Colombians played in three different Champions League matches this Tuesday, here is a look at how The Cafeteros faired in their respective games. Diego Simeone's Atletico, who have only been knocked out by Real Madrid in each of the last four years, reaching at least the quarter-finals every time, must now accept a spot in the Europa League.

Coming off a devastating loss at home to Juventus in Serie A, the Partenopei must win at Feyenoord tomorrow and hope Manchester City beats Shakhtar Donetsk in Group F.


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