Barcelona, FC Porto Atlético Madrid and Schalke 04 join the last 16 in Champions league Knockout stage.
Barcelona maintained the top spot in the Champions League knockout stage as they defeat PSV 2-1.
The Catalans had already qualified for the last 16 but sealed top spot with a Lionel brilliant goals from Messi and Gerard Pique. Luuk de Jong scored a late consolation for PSV, who missed a host of chances.
Lionel Messi (106) has scored more goals in the history of the competition than anyone else. Lionel Messi has scored 106 while Cristiano Ronaldo scored 105
In another match Liverpool are facing a very tough test to reach the Champions League knockout stage. They were defeated by exciting Paris St-Germain.
PSG took the lead through Bernat’s strike, which came off Van Dijk miscued poor clearance, Neymar and Mbappe combination were too difficult for Liverpool to contain with. Alisson was the busier keeper, his save that denied Edinson Cavani strike, dropped gloriously to Neymar who converted the rebound for his 14th goal of the campaign and 31st overall in the Champions League, making him the highest-scoring Brazilian in the competition.
You will recall that Napoli beat Liverpool 1-0 at home in Italy.
This means that, if PSG beat Red Star in their final game, they will progress, meaning Liverpool need to do the following against Napoli:
Win with 1-0 will qualify them, courtesy of having scored more goals.
A win by two goal advantage.
However, a 2-1 or 3-2 or draw will send them out.
The Premier League side were outplayed for large periods of the game in Paris and James Milner’s penalty on the stroke of half-time was their only shot on target in a colorless outing.
In other match with English team
Tottenham, Christian Eriksen came off the bench to defeat Inter Milan 1-0 at Wembley to keep alive their hopes of reaching the champions league last 16 at Nou Camp.
Spanish giant Atletico Madrid joined the long list of last 16 with an overriding home victory over Thierry Henry’s woeful Monaco.
Koke’s shot deflected to the back of the net, while Antoine Griezmann sealed the victory with a “sweet” finish. Stefan Savic was sent off having received a second yellow card. Radamel Falcao missed a late penalty for Monaco against his former club.
Thierry Henry continues with his poor run in Eight matches, with just one win, fives losses with outrageous score lines, second to the bottom of Ligue 1 and out of champions league.
In Russia, Lokomotiv Moscow drag Galatasaray out of champions league with 2-0 win. This means that Schalke, Porto Progress to the knockout stage.