Browsing: UEFA Champions League

The three successful sides will join Porto, Paris St Germain, Schalke, Arsenal, Malaga, AC Milan, Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Valencia, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Manchester United in the draw for the Round of 16

Manchester City are out of the Champions League at the group stage for the second successive season after they were held to a draw by Real Madrid at the Etihad just as Arsenal moved to the next stage after a convincing win at the Emirates over Montpellier

Win for the likes of FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United will confirm their passage to the next stage, with anything short of an outright win for the likes of Manchester City and Chelsea could spell doom

While it comes as no shock to see the likes of Porto, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United with 100 per cent records at this stage of the proceedings, the appearance on the list of Malaga and BATE Borisov is less expected, even if surprises are becoming more the norm in Europe’s premier club competition