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Dale Johnson, General Editor, ESPN FC 48d

Champions League group stage: what every team needs to go through

The Champions League group stage is complete, so we know which clubs have who's booked a place in the last 16 and which drop into the Europa League. 

Group winners and runners-up qualify for the Champions League round of 16, with third-placed teams dropping into the Europa League preliminary knockout round. Teams that finish bottom are eliminated from Europe.

QUALIFIED FOR UCL ROUND OF 16: Ajax, Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich, Benfica, Chelsea, FC Salzburg, Inter Milan, Juventus, Lille, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Sporting CP, Villarreal

DROPPED INTO UEL: Atalanta, Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, FC Porto, FC Sheriff, RB Leipzig, Sevilla, Zenit St Petersburg

ELIMINATED FROM EUROPEAN COMPETITION: AC Milan, Besiktas, Club Brugge, Dynamo Kiev, Malmo, Shakhtar Donetsk, Wolfsburg, Young Boys

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