Manchester United win Champions League group in style

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

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

It is the first time in the history of the Champions League that a country has had five teams in the last-16 stage of the competition.

Jose Mourinho has singled out praise for Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford following Manchester United's 2-1 win over CSKA Moscow in the Champions League.

"Don't forget here this season is very tough".

Accordingly, both the sides are aware of the club they could potentially be up against in the final 16. "These situations, apart from the frustration of not being in the next round, will help the team move forward and onto the Europa League", Simeone told beIN Sports Spain.

HT: With nothing to add on, the referee calls time on the first period at Parkhead. So United, City and Spurs know they will be up against teams who finished second.

Liverpool (if top): Bayern Munich, Juventus, Basel, Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Napoli, Porto or RB Leipzig.

While this is only the second time ever that a nation has had five teams in the Champions League group stages, the Premier League almost made history back in 2005-06 by having five clubs in the competition. Mbappe reached double figures, incredibly, in just 15 games and had previously become the highest-scoring teenager in October when he netted against Anderlecht to surpass Patrick Kluivert's landmark.

The Belgium striker began his United career with 11 goals in 10 games but Tuesday's goal was only his second in 13 subsequent matches and a first meaningful strike since September.

Barcelona's possible opponents: Basel, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Shakhtar Donetsk and Oporto.

Chelsea: Paris Saint-Germain (6), Barcelona (3) or Besiktas (28).

Asked to provide a fitness update on his squad, Mourinho told reporters at Old Trafford: "Do you want the truth?" Simeone's histrionics on the touchline, all anguished complaints and livid remonstrations with officials and players alike, betrayed the significance of the fixture.

Stefan Savic put into his own net from an Eden Hazard cross to level the scores and send them into the Europa League.

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