Ronaldo’s rapid pace to the top-scorers list, Salah’s outstanding performance and Messi’s being Barca’s sub, 15 clubs proved their worthy booked seats to the UCL Round of 16.
The Red Devils are powerfully getting back to their usual spot in Europe. The Europa League winners Manchester United clinching the top spot of Group A after a 2-1 win against CSKA Moscow. Omar Gaber’s ex-side Basel also qualified for the next round after a 2-0 win over Benfica
The rising dominant Paris Saint Germain surpassed the German champions Bayern Munich and won the first spot in the group after having a 21 goal difference. Wow.
The toughest one, both ex-clubs for Salah qualified for the next round with equivalent 11 points. Unfortunately, the Spanish league fighters Atletico Madrid will not be the ones to thrash Barcelona in the quarterfinals or get thrashed from Real Madrid in the final.
FC Barcelona calmly qualified for the next round as their winning streak is still on and Messi’s absence in the Starting XI did not matter much. The other qualifier is the Italian team Juventus with 11 points.
Our long waited and favorite group. Momo’s side, Liverpool, earned their way to the next round as beautiful as ever, With a 7-0 win against FC Spartak Moscow, they finally reached the Round of 16. Sevilla’s name will be included as a runner-up in the pots too.
Although Manchester City faced a shocking 2-1 loss in Shakhtar clash. They still are the group winners and qualified alongside the Turkish club.
The Swedish club Besiktas and FC Porto also secured their UCL spot. However, Monaco dropped down the table with only 2 points.
Another fascinating group in the UCL where Tottenham topped the Champions League dominant Real Madrid and both sidelined the German side Dortmund out the list.
Set your reminders on the UCL draw next Monday streamed live on UEFA.com and on beIN Sports at 12:00 CET!