Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Goal lists all of the teams who have reached the knockout stage after an action-packed final round of group stage games
The hosts defeated Arsenal 2-0 but were eliminated on head-to-head goal difference, and the defender shared his deep disappointment at his side's narrow European exit.
The visitors needed to win at Vicente Calderon but instead were turned over by the victorious Rojiblancos on Wednesday.
The visitors set a record-low points haul to reach the last 16 after they were obliterated by the Austrians which ended their nation's 12-year wait for a Champions League win.
The Rossoneri become the only Italian team to make it through to the last 16 after surviving Riccardo Montolivo's red card to claim a crucial draw.
The Partenopei were incredibly unlucky to be eliminated despite finishing on 12 points, while Massimiliano Allegri's men hung on by their fingernails to progress to the last 16
The visitors sealed a spot in the Champions League last 16 in the dampest fashion, losing but going through thanks to Porto's defeat at Atletico Madrid.
Farfan and Sommer where both in fine form as Die Konigsblauen book their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League at the expense of their Swiss opponents
Goal saw Atletico cap its Group G exploits with a solid victory against Porto, with Raul Garcia opening the scoring beautifully and leading by example throughout the match
Goal took in the action at San Paolo, where the Gunners were pushed all the way by the home side, which experienced glorious failure, getting knocked out despite a two-goal win
Jose Mourinho's men progressed from Group E as Demba Ba led the line well up front while Chelsea's Brazilian players shone at Stamford Bridge despite missing a number of chances.
The home side got back to winning ways against the below-par Romanians, which failed to test the defense that has irked manager Jose Mourinho in recent matches.
Goal rates the players on show at Stade Velodrome, as Klopp's men provide late drama to top Group F, and ensure Marseille ends its campaign on zero points.
Jurgen Klopp's side reached the last 16 by their skin of its teeth thanks to a late winner in France.
The Germany international opened the scoring before a controversial second strike allowed the hosts to secure a knockout stage place at the Veltins Arena
The Brazilian opened his Champions League account with three goals as the Liga side secured top spot in devastating fashion, while the visitors bow out with a whimper
The 21-year-old has been in impressive form for the European champions of late and the club's president believes the player has earned more playing time.
Juventus was knocked out of the Champions league by Galatasaray in a controversial game Wednesday, but the defender insists its earlier results should have been better.
The Belgian did not feature in Spurs' 2-1 win over Sunderland on Saturday but his manager says the club's medical department will use a blood-spinning technique to avoid surgery
The Italian side was eliminated from the Champions League after Wesley Sneijder's late goal, but Conte insists his team was hampered by the condition of the playing surface.