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Manchester United win Champions League group in style

Champions League news conferences Manchester United win Champions League group in style
Montrelle Montesinos | 07 Diciembre, 2017, 06:53

It was a busy night of European football as a host of teams played their final Champions League group stage fixture.

Even the English Premier League club Manchester United, who won 2-1 at home against Moscow's CSKA, also moved to the next round of the tournament.

Antonio Conte's men could not find the back of the net themselves and needed an own goal from Stefan Savic in the 75th minute to be saved the agony of a home defeat on Tuesday.

United poured forward at the start of the second period and, after a long run, Rashford left fly only to see his shot stopped by Akinfeev.

Chelsea drew 1-1 with Spanish side Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge.

Mourinho joked that Arsenal's medical team had performed an "amazing" feat by turning Lacazette "from a no to a complete 90 minutes".

Elsewhere, Roma recorded a 1-0 win over Qarabag at the Stadio Olimpico.

Group winners are drawn against second place sides and play away first, with the second legs at home.

Kylian Mbappe calmed PSG nerves five minutes after the restart when he put the finishing touch to a fine move involving Marco Verratti and Edinson Cavani, but Tolisso made it 3-1 with 21 minutes remaining.

When will the matches be played?

In Group D, Barcelona - who had already guaranteed to top their group - defeated Sporting Lisbon 2-0.

The four teams to have secured second spot on Tuesday were Basel, Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Juventus.

The first leg games will be split over two weeks on the 13th and 14th of February with the remaining ties being playe don the 20th and 21st.

Champions League action will continue Wednesday evening when the teams' fates in the last four groups will be decided. Liverpool, Sevilla and Spartak Moscow could all still top Group E.

The round of 32 draw takes place on Monday and will be streamed live in UEFA.com's DrawCentre from 13:00CET.