Tuesday highlights and round-up: Paris, Chelsea, Dortmund, Benfica through

Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar were on target as Paris Saint-Germain hit seven against Maccabi Haifa to book their place in the last 16. Chelsea, Dortmund and Benfica also booked their places in the knockout stages on a 33-goal night. through eight games and the defeat of the holder Real Madrid.

UEFA.com rounds up all the action.

Who’s through to the last 16?

Bayern (GER)
Benfica (POR)
Chelsea (ENG)*
Club Brigg (BEL)
Dortmund (GER)
Manchester City (ENG)*
Naples (ITA)
Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
Real Madrid (ESP)

*Confirmed as group winners

Group E

Salzburg 1-2 Chelsea

Highlights: Salzburg 1-2 Chelsea

Chelsea progressed to the last 16 after ending Salzburg’s 40-match unbeaten run at home in all competitions. The Blues were underwhelming in the first half but only had Mateo Kovačić’s improvised finish to show for it – Salzburg goalkeeper Philipp Köhn pulled off a series of fine saves. Of course, the hosts equalized shortly after half-time thanks to Junior Adamu’s fine finish from the sideline, but Kai Havertz had the final say when he curled the ball unerringly into the top corner in the 64th minute.

Key statistics: This was Salzburg’s first defeat at home in 41 games in all competitions (W32 D8).
02/11: Chelsea – Dinamo Zagreb (21:00), AC Milan – Salzburg (21:00)

Dinamo Zagreb 0-4 AC Milan

Highlights: Dinamo Zagreb 0-4 Milan

A clinical second-half performance from Milan helped them finish second in Group E while also ending Dinamo’s last-16 hopes. The visitors took the lead just before the break thanks to Matteo Gabbia’s diving header and secured the points early in the second half through Rafael Leão and a penalty. Olivier Giroud. Robert Ljubičić’s own goal completed a frustrating evening for Dinamo, who can now only reach third place in the section.

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Key statistics: At 36 years and 25 days, Giroud became the oldest of the 62 players to score 20 goals in the Champions League.
02/11: Chelsea – Dinamo Zagreb (21:00), AC Milan – Salzburg (21:00)

Group F

Celtic 1-1 Shakhtar

Highlights: Celtic 1-1 Shakhtar Donetsk

Shakhtar will need to beat Leipzig in the 6th match to progress to the knockout stage after they could only draw in Glasgow. A quiet first half sprang to life when Giorgos Giakoumakis powered home the opener for Celtic just after half an hour, but Mykhayl Mudryk’s moment of brilliance after the break secured a second 1-1 draw between the teams in this season’s competition. Shakhtar cannot finish in third place in Group F, and the result confirms that Celtic finished in fourth place.

Key statistics: Celtic have ended a run of seven consecutive defeats at home in the Champions League.
02/11: Real Madrid vs. Celtic (18:45), Shakhtar vs. Leipzig (18:45)

Leipzig 3-2 Real Madrid

Highlights: Leipzig 3-2 Real Madrid

Leipzig need a point in their final game to earn promotion after beating the holders in a thrilling performance at home. Josko Guardiol nodded in the opener before Christopher Nkunku hit the underside of the bar in the second. A superb header from Vinícius Júnior reduced the deficit at half-time, but the Brazilian spurned a good second-half chance and Timo Werner almost immediately made him pay with a cross. Rodrygo got a late consolation from the spot with a last-ditch effort after being fouled by Nkunku.

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Key statistics: Nkunku joins Emil Forsberg with ten goals as the all-time leading goalscorer in the Champions League.
02/11: Real Madrid vs Celtic (18:45), Shakhtar vs Leipzig (18:45)

Group G

Dortmund 0-0 Man City

Highlights: Dortmund 0-0 Man City

Both sides got the point they needed to take the top two spots in Group G in an interesting encounter. Just before the hour mark, Gregor Kobel hit just right to deny Riyad Mahrez’s penalty after the Algerian was tripped by Emre Can. The hosts had the better of the first half, with City debutant Stefan Ortega denying the lively Karim Adeyemi and Giovanni Reyna and Youssoufa Moukoko scoring just before the break.

Key statistics: City have failed to score in two consecutive Champions League group games for the first time.
02/11: Man City vs Sevilla (21:00), Copenhagen vs Dortmund (21:00)

Sevilla 3-0 Copenhagen

Highlights: Sevilla 3-0 Copenhagen

There was little to choose between the teams until the 88th minute, with Copenhagen’s young side twice denied by the woodwork either side of half-time substitute Youssef En-Nesyri’s opener. Late tries from Isco (noteworthy!) and Gonzalo Montiel sealed the visitors’ fate, as Davit Khocholava was sent off deep into added time. The Danish team – who have yet to score in Group G – finished fourth; Sevilla will finish in third place and enter the Europa League.

Key statistics: There were six teenagers in Copenhagen’s starting XI, beating Arsenal’s Champions League record of five set in 2009.
02/11: Man City – Sevilla (21:00), Copenhagen – Dortmund (21:00)

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Group H

Paris 7-2 Maccabi Haifa

Highlights: Paris 7-2 M. Haifa

Messi and Mbappé got two each as Paris booked their place in the knockout stages in style. Neymar was also on target, while an own goal from Sean Goldberg and Carlos Soler helped Paris reach seven for the first time in five seasons in the Champions League. Abdoulaye Seck scored twice for the visitors, who suffered the heaviest defeat ever for an Israeli club in the Champions League. However, they could still overtake Juventus for a place in the Europa League.

Key statistics: Paris set their record for most goals in a Champions League game – also in a 7-2 win against Rosenborg in October 2000.
02/11: Juventus – Paris (21:00), Maccabi Haifa – Benfica (21:00)

Benfica 4-3 Juventus

Highlights: Benfica 4-3 Juventus

Juventus’ late comeback came too little too late as Benfica held on to reach the last 16. António Silva put the Eagles ahead with his first senior goal, but Juve equalized when Moise Keane came on. João Mário scored a penalty and Rafa Silva made a great save – Juve conceded three goals in the first half of a Champions League game for the first time. Rafa Silva added another fine finish in the second half and could have made it a hat-trick before Arkadiusz Milik and Weston McKennie hit back to set up a thrilling finish but the hosts held on.

Key statistics: Juve withdrew after the Champions League group stage for the first time since 2013/14.
02/11: Juventus – Paris (21:00), Maccabi Haifa – Benfica (21:00)


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