he Champions League group stage has come to an end, with the fourth round finished and the first teams having reserved their places for the round of 16 after Christmas.
On Matchday 4, Bayern Munich and Juventus became the first teams to secure their last 16 places, beating Benfica and Zenit St. Petersburg respectively, to take their record to four perfect wins in four games.
Ajax and Liverpool then followed suit. The Dutch team continued their superb group stage with another victory over Borussia Dortmund, while Liverpool not only reserved their last 16 place but also did so as a group winner, beating Atletico Madrid at Anfield while Porto and AC Milan drew in the grouper’s other game.
The knockout stages of the Champions League qualified
* means qualified as a group winner.
- Bayern Munich *
- Liverpool *
- Manchester United
When is the draw for the knockout stages of the Champions League?
The draw will take place on 13 December 2021 at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.