Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini apologised on Friday for the miscalculation that may have cost his side top spot in their Champions League group.
Lionel Messi will be going nowhere as long as Sandro Rosell is in charge at Barcelona, the Catalans' president said Thursday.
Bundesliga teams have once again kept the German flag flying in Europe with all four sides progressing to the last 16 of the Champions League for the first time.
Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino said his side produced their best display in his time in charge as they ensured top spot in Champions League Group H with a 6-1 thrashing of Celtic on Wednesday.
Jose Mourinho has warned his Chelsea stars that finishing top of their Champions League group is no guarantee they will be able to make a serious challenge for the trophy.
Ten-man AC Milan held out against a spirited Ajax in a scoreless draw at the San Siro to become Italy's sole survivors in the Champions League on Wednesday.
A late goal by Kevin Grosskreutz gave last season's beaten finalists Borussia Dortmund a 2-1 win over 10-man Marseille and the victory they needed to reach the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday.
Arsenal qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League despite losing 2-0 away to Napoli on Wednesday, while the Italian side agonisingly miss out.
Neymar scored his first Barcelona hat-trick as the Catalans secured top spot in Group H of the Champions League with a 6-1 thrashing of Celtic at the Camp Nou.
Demba Ba ensured Chelsea finished top of Champions League Group E as the Senegal striker clinched a 1-0 win over Steaua Bucharest on Wednesday.
Ten-man AC Milan resisted a spirited Ajax to hold the Dutch giants to a goalless draw and book their place in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday.
Schalke confirmed their place in the Champions League knockout phase with a 2-0 home win against 10-man FC Basel on Wednesday to finish second behind Chelsea in Group E.
Two fans of Ajax are in hospital, one in a serious condition, after being stabbed prior to the Dutch side's Champions League clash with AC Milan on Wednesday, according to reports.
Germany centre-back Jerome Boateng has signed a three-year extension to his Bayern Munich contract to stay with the European champions until 2018, the club announced on Wednesday.
An 85th-minute strike from Wesley Sneijder secured a controversial 1-0 win for Galatasaray over Juventus and a place in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday.
Midfielder Thomas Mueller has admitted Bayern Munich were punished for their complacency in their shock 3-2 defeat by Manchester City, who proved the Champions League winners are not unbeatable.
Bayern Munich's France midfielder Franck Ribery has said he is "keeping his fingers crossed" having been named amongst the three finalists for the Ballon d'Or.
Manchester City's manager Manuel Pellegrini admitted keeping his stars fresh for Saturday's Premier League visit from leaders Arsenal had been a factor in their stunning 3-2 win at Bayern Munich.
Borussia Dortmund can keep alive their bid to return to the Champions League final for the second straight season with victory over Marseille at the Velodrome on Wednesday.
Former champions AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund go into their final group matches needing a result in their respective games to ensure they continue their campaign for the trophy in the New Year.
Manchester United manager David Moyes says his team need to sharpen up their act before they can be considered one of the favourites to win the Champions League.
Manchester City fought back from two goals down to earn a 3-2 win at Bayern Munich on Tuesday and break the holders' record 10-match Champions League winning streak.
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