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Champions League: Teams Through To Knockout Stage Revealed

Amuda Segun

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The lineup for the Champions League knockout stage is beginning to take shape ahead of the final Matchday in the various groups.

Matchday Six games will conclude the Champions League group stage and they are scheduled to hold in the second week of December.

At the end of Matchday Five, eight teams have already confirmed their place in the knockout stage including Barcelona and RB Leipzig who are the latest club to join the league of the last 16 sides at the end of proceedings on Wednesday night.

RB Leipzig secured a 2-2 draw at home to Benfica FC of Portugal to seal their place as the German Bundesliga side came back from two goals down at the start of the second half.

On their part, Barcelona needed a win and they got that with the 3-1 victory over visitors Borussia Dortmund.

Lionel Messi made his 700th appearance for his team during the game and he ended up with one goal and two assists.

He has now scored 613 goals in 700 Barcelona games.

At the end of the Matchday Five games on Tuesday night, the likes of Real Madrid, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City booked their various last 16 spots.

Bayern Munich, Juventus and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) were the first teams to seal qualification for the knockout stage in the Champions League this season as they did this at the end of Matchday Four.

I am Segun Amuda , Journalist at Thewistle.com. You can also find my articles here on topics related to Football. Outside Blogging, I have a keen interest in watching English Premier League Games. For any queries or issues related to articles on our website, kindly get in touch.