Champions league

Liverpool make it into the last 16

They were joined in the last 16 by Sevilla, Shakhtar Donetsk and Porto on the final matchday of the group stage.

A first Reds hat-trick from Philippe Coutinho, a brace from Sadio Mande and singles from Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah at Anfield ensured Liverpool topped Group E.

It means for the first time there are five EPL clubs in the last 16.

Sevilla drew 1-1 at eliminated Maribor to go through second ahead of Spartak.

Shakhtar defeated Group F winners Manchester City 2-1 to secure second place, with first-half goals by Brazilians Bernard and Ismaily.

Emery hails Neymar after stunning Celtic win

PSG fell behind after just 56 seconds to Moussa Dembele's shock goal for the Scottish side, but Emery's star-studded outfit bounced back in magnificent style to race into a 4-1 half-time lead.

Neymar scored the first two goals before Cavani's 150th for the club and a fourth from Kylian Mbappe effectively ended the game as a contest.

Ronaldo hails Real Madrid's pivotal Champions League experience

Ronaldo's first-leg hat-trick put Los Blancos in command ahead of Tuesday's return fixture at the Vicente Calderon, where Isco's goal proved crucial in thwarting a potential Atletico comeback after early goals from Saul Niguez and Antoine Griezmann.

And Ronaldo highlighted Isco's strike as the crucial moment in the tie.

"We knew that with a goal we would kill them, we had more experience and we showed it," Ronaldo to El Larguero

Juventus into Champions League final

Juventus, who ran out 4-1 aggregate winners, will face either Real Madrid or Atletico Madrid, who meet in the other semi-final at the Vicente Calderon Stadium tomorrow with Real leading 3-0.

The final is in Cardiff on June 3.

Brazilian Alves provided the cross for Mario Mandzukic to score the first goal in the semi-final, second leg and then added the second himself with an explosive strike to effectively finish off the tie by half-time.