Lewis Ambrose

Champions League last 16: Who is through? Who can join them? How?

With just one matchday remaining, half the places in the Champions League round of 16 are settled.

That means there are still eight up for grabs.

Here’s a group-by-group breakdown ahead of matchday six.

Group A


  • PSG are through as group winners
  • Real Madrid are through as runners-up

Group B


  • Bayern Munich are through as group winners
  • Tottenham are through as runners-up

Group C


  • Manchester City are through as group winners
  • Shakhtar will qualify if they beat Atalanta, or if they draw and Dinamo Zagreb don’t beat Man City
  • Dinamo will qualify if they beat Man City and Shakhtar don’t beat Atalanta
  • Atalanta will qualify if they beat Shakhtar and Dinamo don’t beat Man City

Group D


  • Juventus are through as group winners
  • Atlético will qualify if they beat Lokomotiv or Leverkusen don’t beat Juventus
  • Leverkusen will go through if they beat Juventus and Atlético don’t beat Lokomotiv

Group E


  • Liverpool will qualify as group winners if they beat RB Salzburg
  • Liverpool will qualify if they draw with RB Salzburg, or if Napoli lose to Genk
  • Napoli will qualify if they beat Genk
  • If Napoli win and Liverpool don’t, Napoli will qualify as group winners
  • Napoli will finish above Liverpool if they better their result
  • RB Salzburg will qualify if they beat Liverpool and Napoli don’t beat Genk
  • If Napoli win and RB Salzburg beat Liverpool by more than one goal or with fewer than three goals conceded, Salzburg will qualify (through on head-to-head record)

Group F


  • Barcelona are through as group winners
  • Inter will qualify if they at least match Dortmund’s result (Inter v Barcelona; Dortmund v Slavia Prague)
  • Dortmund will qualify if they better Inter’s result
  • If Dortmund and Inter both earn the same number of points, Inter go through

Group G


  • RB Leipzig are through and will win the group if they avoid defeat against Lyon
  • Zenit will qualify if they match or better Lyon’s result against Leipzig
  • Lyon will qualify if they better Zenit’s result against Benfica

Group H


  • Ajax will qualify as group winners if they beat Valencia
  • Ajax will qualify if they draw with Valencia
  • Valencia will qualify if they beat Ajax or match Chelsea’s result against Lille
  • Chelsea will qualify if they beat Lille, or if they draw and Valencia lose to Ajax