Champions League: Final group round in Opta numbers

Extra Time Essien watches on as Manchester qualify to Champions League knockout stage

CSKA Moscow lost 1:2 to UK's Manchester United in the final round of the UEFA Champions League qualification stage yesterday night.

Roma qualified from Group C in first place after Diego Perotti's fifth goal in eight games helped the Serie A side beat minnows Qarabag at the Stadio Olimpico to book their spot in the Champions League last 16.

Azpilicueta also insisted Chelsea will embrace the prospect of a last-16 Champions League draw against Barcelona or Paris Saint-Germain after finishing second in their group. If we finished first, we could also face big teams.

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Bayern hosts Paris Saint-Germain today needing to win by a four-goal margin to progress as Group B victor.

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

Here, we take a look at their potential opponents, those of fellow Premier League sides Manchester City, Tottenham (who are both confirmed as group winners), and Liverpool...

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Cesar Azpilicueta is aiming to put the disappointment of Chelsea's failure to top their Champions League group behind him and focus on the Blues' domestic commitments.

Consequently, it isn't surprising that during that period Premier League clubs had relatively little trouble in progressing to the last 16, with all four clubs doing so five times in those seven years.

Four Colombians played in three different Champions League matches this Tuesday, here is a look at how The Cafeteros faired in their respective games.

1 - Jose Mourinho's United will secure top spot with one point against its visitor, while CSKA will qualify if it betters Basel's result in Lisbon. The last 16 games will be played on the 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st of February and the second legs will be played on the 6th, 7th, 13th and 14th of March.

In other Group matches, Real Madrid beat Borussia Dortmund 3-2, Tottenham thrashed Apoel Nicosia 3-nil, FC Porto beat Monaco 5-2 while NK Maribor and Sevilla drew 1-all.

These restrictions are removed ahead of the quarter-finals.

Two will come from group E (one of Liverpool, Sevilla and Spartak Moscow), one from F, with the clash between Shakhtar Donetsk and Naples, and another from group G, either Porto or Leipzig.

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