Man United into last 16 with victory over Villarreal

Manchester United booked their place in the Champions League last 16 with a 2-0 win away to Villarreal. The first game of the post Ole Gunnar Solskjaer era was decided by second half strikes from Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho meaning the Red Devils can look forward to European football next spring.

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Liverpool into last 16 with facile victory over Atletico Madrid

Liverpool qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League and guaranteed top spot in Group B with two games to spare after a 2-0 win over ill-disciplined Atletico Madrid, who had Felipe sent off in the first half.

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Hakim Ziyech fires Chelsea to victory over Malmo

Chelsea moved a step closer to booking their place in the Champions League knockout stages as Hakim Ziyech’s 56th-minute strike was enough to secure a 1-0 victory over Malmo in southern Sweden. Ziyech impressed as he made a case for more regular starting opportunities, scoring his first goal since the European Super Cup in August.

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Piqué on target as Barcelona down Dynamo Kyiv

Barcelona picked up their first win in the Champions League this season with a narrow 1-0 win over Dynamo Kiev at the Camp Nou. The Catalan’s turbulent form resulted in two defeats in their opening group games but a Gerard Piqué goal has them back on the right track.

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Five star Manchester City leave Brugge bruised

Cole Palmer grabbed his first Champions League goal as Manchester City produced a scintillating attacking display to beat Club Brugge 5-1 at the Jan Breydel Stadium. A Riyad Mahrez brace and goals from Joao Cancelo and Kyle Walker completed the rout.

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