Champions League permutations: who is through and who can join them?

Only two places up for grabs as Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea, Juventus, Liverpool, Lyon, RB Leipzig, Manchester City, Napoli, PSG, Real Madrid, Tottenham and Valencia already through

Fourteen teams are confirmed for the knockout stages of this season's Champions League.

Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, RB Leipzig and Valencia all progress as winners of their respective groups, while Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea, Lyon, Napoli, Real Madrid, and Tottenham Hotspur advance as runners-up.

All eyes then focus on Group C and D to find out which teams will complete the last 16.


  • Liverpool through as group winners.
  • Napoli through as runners-up.
  • Salzburg drop down to Europa League.


  • Barcelona through as group winners.

  • Borussia Dortmund through as runners-up.

  • Inter Milan drop down to Europa League.

  • RB Leipzig through as group winners.
  • Lyon through as runners-up.
  • Benfica drop down to Europa League.

  • Valencia through as group winners.

  • Chelsea through as runners-up.
  • Ajax drop down to Europa League.

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  • PSG are through as group winners.

  • Real Madrid through as runners-up.
  • Club Brugge cannot finish in the top two. They will finish third if they beat Madrid, or if Galatasaray fail to beat PSG.
  • Galatasaray cannot finish in the top two. They will be confirmed in fourth place if they lose to PSG.

  • Bayern Munich are through as group winners.

  • Tottenham through as runners-up.
  • Red Star Belgrade are unable to finish in the top two. They will finish in third if they avoid defeat at Olympiakos.
  • Olympiakos will finish in third if they beat Red Star Belgrade.

  • Man City are through as group winners.

  • Shakhtar will go through if they beat Atalanta, or if they draw and Dinamo fail to win.
  • Dinamo will go through if they beat City and Shakhtar do not beat Atalanta.
  • Atalanta will go through if they beat Shakhtar and Dinamo do not beat City.

  • Juventus through as group winners.

  • Atletico will go through if they beat Lokomotiv or if Leverkusen fail to beat Juventus.
  • Leverkusen will go through if they beat Juventus and Atletico do not beat Lokomotiv.
  • Lokomotiv will finish fourth and cannot qualify for the Europa League.