Barcelona set a new record Champions League

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah scored seven goals in November

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah scored seven goals in November

Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham all won on a historic Champions League night for English football.

Manchester City: Bayern Munich, Juventus, Basel, Real Madrid, Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, Porto or RB Leipzig.

Teams from the same group or country can not be drawn against each other, limiting some of the potential match-ups in the first knockout stage.

It means they will be drawn against a victor of another group in Monday's last-16 draw and, as Uefa regulations prohibit teams from the same nation facing each other in the first knockout round, Lionel Messi's Barca, Neymar's PSG and Besiktas are the only three teams Chelsea can face. It's the first time since 2006-07 that England advanced four teams as group winners.

"We are now second, it's OK, so let's think about the Premier League and the Cups".

Ashley Young celebrates his second goal against Watford in November
Ashley Young celebrates his second goal against Watford in November

Cesc Fabregas is prepared to face former club Barcelona in the next round of the Champions League and says Chelsea don't fear anyone.

Judging by the evidence of their group-stage performances, here are the sides who have most impressed in Europe's most prestigious competition so far this season.

Victor Moses is confident that Chelsea will not relent on winning despite their 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid in Tuesday's Champions League encounter.

"No, we are not happy", The Evening Standard report he said when asked about finishing second in the Champions League group.

How does the Champions League last 16 draw work? The Bundesliga is a one- or two-horse race every year, La Liga has two, maybe clubs three vying for titles and PSG and Juventus have dominated Ligue 1 and Serie A recently. City faced so little competition they barely even tried in the final match, their first loss of the season on Wednesday against Shakhtar in which City keeper Ederson showed exactly how much his side cared with this display of ineptitude. This victory allowed the Catalans to reach the knockout stage of the tournament with first place in the group.


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