AFTER THE PHASE OF GROUPS OF CHAMPIONS
These are the 16 clubs that will play the 1/8 of Champions
Published:7/12/2016 - 11:35h
Updated:12/12/2016 - 12:31h
The sixth day of the phase of groups has finished, and already know the 16 clubs classified for the eighth of final of the UEFA Champions League 2016-17, between which will be the Spaniards FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Athletic and Seville
Finished already the phase of groups of the UEFA Champions League 2016-17, could say that they have not had too many surprises when knowing which will be the 16 clubs that will contest the round of eighth of the European competition, whose draw will celebrate this next Monday.
Four Spanish teams -FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Athletic and Seville- have achieved to form part of the qualifiers for the following round, by what a fourth part of the clubs that will go on in UEFA Champions League 2016-17 will be Spanish, with FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and Athletic like clear applicants to conquer the European title beside other "outsiders" like Bayern Munich, PSG or the Manchester City of Guardiola.
The exciting sixth and last day of the phase of groups of the UEFA Champions League has offered some surprises, and to continuation analyse which has been the table of final classification of each group in the prestigious continental tournament.
Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain, with 14 and 12 points respectively, happen to the following round after the ones of Unai Emery empataran unexpectedly in the Park of The Princes in front of the Ludogorets and, therefore, could not aspire to the first position of the group. The Ludogorets will leave to the UEFA Europe League with 3 points and the Basilea already is was, with 2 points, of European competitions this campaign.
Naples and Benfica, with 11 and 8 points respectively, advance also to the eighth of final of the UEFA Champions League taking advantage of of the slip of the Besiktas in Ukraine in front of the Dinamo of Kiev (5-0), remaining was the Turkish of the following round and leaving with 7 points to the UEFA Europe League. The Dinamo (5 points) sacked with goleada in favour of continental tournaments this season.
The FC Barcelona did not give grantings in the Group C and, with 15 points, classified like first by in front of the Manchester City (9 points). The Borussia Mönchengladbach will play the UEFA Europe League when having finish with 5 points, whereas the Celtic of Glasgow gave the face in the group with three ties -two of them in front of the Manchester City-, but is deleted with 3 points.
In spite of losing in the Allianz Sand (1-0), the Athletic of Madrid already had ensured before the last day the first square of the Group D with 15 points, and surpasses like this to the Bayern Munich (12 points), that is second. The Rostov will contest finally the UEFA Europe League when having finished with 5 points, whereas the PSV Eindhoven is was already of European competitions.
Possibly east was the most equalised group of all, and the Monaco has achieved to impose his law classifying as first with 11 points, followed of a Bayer Leverkusen that finishes with 10 and of a Tottenham that is third with 7 points, and will play finally the UEFA Europe League. The CSKA of Moscow, with 3 points, is deleted of the European tournaments this course.
The Real Madrid empató in the last day and allowed that the Borussia Dortmund remained with the first square with 14 points, by the 12 of a Real Madrid that classifies like second. The Legia of Warsaw, with 4 points, will play the UEFA Europe League since the Sporting of Lisbon has not been able to keep the third square and, with 3 points, is deleted.
In spite of the goleada suffered in Do Dragao against the Port wine in this last day (5-0), the Leicester City is first of group with 13 points, whereas the Port wine achieves to classify like second with 11 points, and the Copenhagen will leave to the UEFA Europe League with 9 points. The Witches, with 0 points, has not given the size in the present edition of the UEFA Champions League.
In the last group of the tournament, the Juventus of Turín did the duties winning to the Dinamo of Zagreb home and accessing as first to the eighth of final. The Seville empató in Gerlain in front of the Olympique of Lyon, and has classified like second of group. The French will be third and will play the UEFA Europe League, whereas the Dinamo already is deleted of continental championships.