Manchester United 0 confirmed their place in the last 16 of the
Champions League for the first time since 2013-14 courtesy of a 2-1 victory over CSKA Moscow.
CSKA gave their own hopes of qualifying a boost when they took a surprise lead in controversial fashion through Vitinho on the stroke of half time, but they were ultimately condemned to Europa League football after Christmas as quickfire goals from Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford turned things around in the second half.
Chelsea were denied top spot in Group C as Atletico Madrid battle to a 1-1 draw in Tuesday night’s Champions League fixture at Stamford Bridge.
With Roma defeating Qarabag, both teams needed to prevail in the encounter in West London but after an own goal from Stefan Savic cancelled out Saul Niguez’s opener, neither side could find a winner during the closing stages. Atletico dropped into the Europa League.
Barcelona rounded off their Champions League Group D campaign with a 2-0 victory over Sporting Lisbon , thanks to a Paco Alcacer header and an own goal from Jeremy Mathieu.
On the hour mark as Alcacer converted from a corner to break the deadlock, before returning defender Mathieu put into his own net at full stretch at the very end.
Paris Saint-Germain have finished top of Champions League Group B despite succumbing to a 3-1 defeat to Bayern Munich in Tuesday night’s encounter at the Allianz Arena.
Lewadownski opened the scoring for Bayern before before a Corentin Tolisso. Mbappe scored the consolation for PSG
Champions League Results
Benfica 0 – 2 Basel
Manchester United 2 – 1 CSKA Moscow
Bayern Munich 3 – 1 Paris Saint Germain
Celtic 0 – 1 Anderlecht
Chelsea 1 – 1 Atletico Madrid
Roma 1 – 0 Qarabag FK
Group D December
Barcelona 2 – 0 Sporting CP
Olympiacos 0 – 2 Juventus