Domingo, 17 Diciembre, 2017

Champions League last-16 teams confirmed

Julian Draxler – clubs linked Arsenal and Liverpool Barcelona set a new record Champions League
Montrelle Montesinos | 07 Diciembre, 2017, 23:49

Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford responded with goals on the 64th and 66th minutes, respectively.

Meanwhile, Everton are reportedly interested in rivalling their city rivals for the signature of Borussia Dortmund striker PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG, according to German paper Bild. Before that, fourth-place Liverpool looks to keep up its prolific form when it hosts Everton, which heads to Anfield under recently hired manager Sam Allardyce. It was not a bad way to sign off though, his far-post header early in the second half at Chelsea offering brief hope of a way through to the round-of-16.

"They have a very good run of games [coming up in the Premier League] on paper", Lampard told BT Sport. Five managers have already been fired this season.

Liverpool may face Porto in the round of 16, and that is what we're going to find out next Monday in the draw ceremony. When Torres flicked on a corner, Niguez easily escaped Tiemoue Bakayoko's slack marking and had the simple task of heading home from close range. Germany is down to one, from four entrants at the start of the competition.

In the other match of the group, Anderlecht defeated Celtic 1-0 in Glasgow.

— By Joseph Wilson in Barcelona.

England will be represented by a record five teams in the Champions League knockout phase.

Bayern defender Jerome Boateng will face his brother, Kevin-Price Boateng. For this reason, we must be pleased for our group [campaign].

— By Ciaran Fahey in Berlin.

Having lost and drawn against Roma, Chelsea finished second behind the Italians due to their inferior head-to-head record. In this league, there is a team (City) doing an incredible path, otherwise we stay there. Lang, whose stock continues to rise, helped his side produce the perfect away performance thereafter. Inter is one point ahead of Napoli and Juventus is one point further back.

— By Andrew Dampf in Rome.

Elsewhere, Robert Lewandowski got the opening goal as Bayern Munich secured a 3-1 win over PSG in their final group game of the UEFA Champions League at the Allianz Arena. Firmino and Salah had to settle for a goal apiece. The games decided the fates of many teams. They finished the group stages as the second highest scorers in the competition, only behind big spending PSG.