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UEFA Champions League Qualified Teams: Who Reached the Last 16 of 2023/24 Season?
- 12 teams have already qualified for the 2023-24 Champions League round of 16
- Two more teams booked their places in the knockout rounds on Wednesday night
- Arsenal and PSV Eindhoven both advanced to the last 16 of the Champions League
The knockout round of the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League is starting to take shape.
12 teams have already qualified for the round of 16 of football’s biggest club competition.
Sports Brief looks at the teams who made it to the last 16 of the Champions League.
Champions League 2023/24 Qualified Teams
Bayern Munich (Group A)
The German giants booked their place in the round of 16 with two group matches to spare.
They hold a commanding eight-point lead over Copenhagen and Galatasaray after Matchday 4 and are guaranteed the top spot in Group A, per the Associated Press.
Bayern Munich have won each of their first four group matches, beating Manchester United, Copenhagen, and Galatasaray twice.
Arsenal and PSV Eindhoven (Group B)
Arsenal and PSV booked their place in the round of 16 with one group match to spare.
The Gunners crushed Lens 6-0 on Wednesday night to seal their ticket to the knockout round. They are guaranteed the top spot in Group B.
PSV fought back from two goals down to beat Sevilla 3-2 on Matchday 5 to grab a spot in the last 16.
Real Madrid (Group C)
Fourteen-time winners Real Madrid are through to the knockout round of the Champions League yet again after winning their first four matches in Group C.
The Spanish giants defeated Napoli, Union Berlin, and Braga twice to seal their ticket to the round of 16 after Matchday 4.
Real Sociedad and Inter Milan (Group D)
Real Sociedad and Inter Milan are through to the round of 16 of the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League, qualifying for the knockout round with two group matches to spare.
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They both have amassed 10 points after Matchday 4, recording three wins and a draw in their respective group games.
Red Bull Salzburg, who are currently in third place in Group D, have no chance of catching them in the standings, recording just three points in their first four matches.
The top spot in Group D is still up for grabs, with Inter and Real Sociedad set to face each other on Matchday 6.
Atletico Madrid and Lazio (Group E)
Atletico Madrid and Lazio secured their spots in the round of 16, qualifying for the knockout stage of the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League with one group match to spare.
Atletico punched their ticket to the next round with a 3-1 away win over Feyenoord on Matchday 5. They currently lead the group with 11 points.
Lazio benefited from that result as well as their 2-0 win over Celtic on Tuesday night was enough to see them through to the round of 16.
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They are ranked second in Group E with 10 points scored from five matches.
Feyenoord, who are currently in third place in Group E, have no chance of catching them in the standings, recording just six points in their first five matches.
Borussia Dortmund (Group F)
Borussia Dortmund qualified from the ‘Group of Death’, advancing to the knockout round of the Champions League with a 3-1 win over AC Milan on Tuesday.
They currently lead Group F with 10 points scored from five matches.
Dortmund only need a draw in their final match against Paris Saint-Germain to secure the top spot in Group F.
Manchester City and RB Leipzig (Group G)
Manchester City’s quest to retain their Champions League title is still very much alive after they booked a spot in the round of 16 with two group matches to spare.
They breezed through the competition, winning their first five matches in Group G to secure the top spot.
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RB Leipzig also qualified for the round of 16 with two group games to spare. They will enter the knockout stage as the second-placed team in Group G.
Barcelona (Group H)
Barcelona booked a place in the round of 16 after beating Porto 2-1 on Matchday 5.
Joao Cancelo and Joao Felix scored in the come-from-behind win for the Catalan giants, who currently lead Group H with 12 points scored from five matches.
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