Ciro Immobile's second-half goal was enough to make sure Borussia Dortmund finished top of Group D following a 1-1 Champions League draw against Anderlecht at the Westfalenstadion.
Arsenal produced the perfect response to silence their critics with a 4-1 Champions League win over Galatasaray in Istanbul, where Aaron Ramsey scored one of the goals of the season.
Ten-man Liverpool were masters of their own downfall as they exited the Champions League after coming up short in their must-win encounter at home to Basel.
Juventus ended their away day blues to reignite their chances of progressing from Group A of the Champions League with a 2-0 win over Malmo.
Mario Mandzukic's hat trick in a 4-0 win over Olympiakos saw Atletico Madrid qualify in emphatic style for the Champions League round of 16.
Lucas Ocampos' tap-in guided Monaco to a 1-0 Champions League victory at Bayer Leverkusen to ensure Group C is wide open.
Zenit St Petersburg captain Danny threw Andre Villas-Boas' side a Champions League lifeline as his goal earned them a patchy 1-0 victory over Benfica.
Anderlecht picked up their first win in the Champions League group stage with victory over 10-man Galatasaray, but still exited the competition after Arsenal beat Borussia Dortmund.
Arsenal put their recent troubles behind them to beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium and qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League with a match to spare.
Real Madrid ensured they will go through to the Champions League knockout stages as group winners after a 1-0 win over Basel.
Liverpool's Champions League hopes remain alive after their first goals in the competition since mid-September but a late Ludogorets equaliser saw them leave Bulgaria disappointed.
Lionel Messi became the record Champions League goalscorer and Luis Suarez opened his account for Barcelona as the Catalan giants cruised to a 4-0 win over APOEL Nicosia.
Sergio Aguero struck twice in the closing minutes to complete a hat-trick and revive Manchester City's Champions League hopes with a 3-2 win over 10-man Bayern Munich.
Roberto Di Matteo played down the talk of a revenge mission as Chelsea visited Gelsenkirchen to take on his Schalke side, but it was embarrassment that greeted the Italian as his former side eased into the knockout stages of the Champions League with a 5-
Hector Herrera helped ease Porto into pole position to claim top spot in Champions League Group H with a 3-0 victory over BATE Borisov.
Mikel San Jose kept Athletic Bilbao's European hopes alive by ending Shakhtar Donetsk's chances of topping Champions League Group H.
Paris Saint-Germain maintained their edge over Barcelona at the top of Champions League Group F with a comfortable 3-1 win over Ajax at the Parc des Princes.
Vasili Berezutski kept CSKA Moscow's Champions League campaign alive with a last-gasp equaliser against Roma which also did Manchester City a huge favour.
Lionel Messi equalled Raul's record of 71 Champions League goals with a brace to earn Barcelona a 2-0 win over Ajax in Group F.
Bayern Munich ensured they will finish top of Group E in the Champions League with two games to spare after a 2-0 victory over Roma.
Chelsea must wait to secure qualification from Champions League Group G after Eden Hazard missed a late penalty in a 1-1 draw against minnows Maribor.
Paris Saint-Germain caught Apoel Nicosia cold to open the scoring 58 seconds into their Champions League encounter in the French capital, and were glad they did as they endured growing frustration for the rest of the night.
For the second time in a fortnight BATE Borisov were thrashed by Shakhtar Donetsk, who followed up their 7-0 romp in Belarus with a 5-0 victory on Wednesday night.
In-form Porto sealed their place in the Champions League knockout stages with a 2-0 win over Group H strugglers Athletic Bilbao.
Islam Slimani scored for both teams to top and tail a thrilling Champions League clash as Sporting Lisbon beat Schalke 4-2.
Fernandinho and Yaya Toure were sent off as Manchester City crashed to a damaging 2-1 home defeat to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League.
Arsenal spurned the chance to book their place in the Champions League knockout stages as they threw away a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 with Anderlecht.
Predictions of a rout proved to be well wide the mark as Liverpool's weakened side produced a disciplined if not ultimately successful performance at the Bernabeu.
Juventus just about edged a topsy-turvy Group A encounter with Olympiakos to put themselves in a strong position to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Atletico Madrid moved ever closer towards a place in the knockout stages of the Champions League with a 2-0 win at Group A rivals Malmo on Tuesday night.
Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals after extra time to lift the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday.
AEK Athens and PAOK Thessaloniki gave Greek football fans plenty to cheer about as both clubs reached the Champions League playoff round and joined three former winners of Europe's elite club competition on Tuesday.
Odsonne Edouard scored a brace to help Celtic to a 3-1 victory in the first-leg of their Champions League second round qualifying tie with Rosenborg in Glasgow.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes Mo Salah is likely to miss the World Cup after leaving the Champions League final injured in the first half.
Gareth Bale said he wants to be playing every week -- which "has not happened this season" -- after leading Real Madrid to the Champions League trophy in Saturday's 3-1 win over Liverpool.
Cristiano Ronaldo cast doubt over his future with Real Madrid after they won the Champions League for the third consecutive season on Saturday in a 3-1 win over Liverpool.
Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 to win the Champions League for a third successive season thanks to a spectacular two-goal substitute appearance from Gareth Bale and a performance to forget for Loris Karius.
Liverpool set up a repeat of their 1981 meeting against Real Madrid despite a first Champions League defeat of the season at the Stadio Olimpico.
Two goals from Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid advance to their third straight Champions League final 4-3 on aggregate after a scintillating 2-2 draw with Bayern Munich in the second leg of their last-four clash on Tuesday.
Real Madrid will be firm favourites to reach another Champions League final after winning 2-1 away to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their semifinal.
Liverpool scored five but conceded two late goals as Roma gave themselves a glimmer of hope in a 5-2 defeat at Anfield after the home side had swept into a huge lead.
Liverpool will face Roma in the semifinals of the Champions League later this month as they continue their attempt to win it for the first time since 2005.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored an injury-time penalty to book Real Madrid's place in the Champions League semifinals after losing the second leg 3-1, but winning the tie 4-3 on aggregate.
Bayern Munich are through to the Champions League semifinals for the seventh time in nine years after a 0-0 draw in their quarterfinal second leg with Sevilla.
Barcelona suffered a shock Champions League defeat at the hands of Roma, losing 3-0 in their quarterfinal second leg at the Stadio Olimpico to go out 4-4 on aggregate thanks to an away goal for the Serie A side in the first leg.
Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino scored second-half goals as Liverpool won 2-1 at Manchester City to reach the Champions League semifinals 5-1 on aggregate.
A pair of own goals helped Barcelona take a major step toward the Champions League semifinals with a 4-1 win over Roma at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.
Liverpool drew significant first blood in their all-English Champions League quarterfinal as Manchester City were blown away in 45 minutes in a raucous 3-0 Anfield defeat.
Bayern Munich fought back from a goal down to beat Sevilla 2-1 in their Champions League quarterfinal first leg on Tuesday night at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a spectacular brace to hand Real Madrid a 3-0 victory over Juventus in their Champions League quarterfinal first leg on Tuesday.
Liverpool face Manchester City in an all-English Champions League quarterfinal after the draw in Switzerland on Friday.
Two goals from Lionel Messi -- one the fastest of his career and the other his 100th in the Champions League -- helped Barcelona beat Chelsea 3-0 at the Camp Nou and advance to the quarterfinals 4-1 on aggregate.
Bayern Munich coasted into the quarterfinals of the Champions League with a 3-1 win over Besiktas in Istanbul to complete an 8-1 aggregate win.
A second-half strike from Edin Dzeko sent Roma into the quarterfinals of the Champions League with a 1-0 home victory against 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk.
Sevilla are through to the Champions League quarterfinals after beating Manchester United 2-1 in their second leg at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.
Manchester City slipped to their first home defeat since December 2016 as Basel won the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie 2-1.
Two goals in under three second-half minutes saw Juventus come back from 1-0 down to knock Tottenham Hotspur out of the Champions League, with a 2-1 win at Wembley putting them through to the quarterfinals 4-3 on aggregate.
Liverpool eased into the quarterfinals of the Champions League for the first time in nine years with no great alarm in a lifeless goalless draw at home to Porto.
Holders Real Madrid eased into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 2-1 win at 10-man Paris Saint-Germain.
David De Gea's exceptional display saved Manchester United's blushes as Jose Mourinho's men somehow escaped with a goalless draw from a match dominated by Sevilla.