Arsenal, Chelsea, Dynamo, Gent, Roma romp into UEFA Champions League Round of 16

By Daily Sports on December 10, 2015

Views: 1,140

Arsenal – thanks to Olivier Giroud’s hat-trick – completed a memorable night for English football by taking one of the last five round of 16 berths of the 2015 UEFA Champions League after hammering hosts Olympiacos 3-0. Chelsea, Dynamo, Gent, Roma also through as the group stages came to an end. Below are the highlights of Wednesday night action, courtesy of


Bayer Leverkusen 1-1 Barcelona

Lionel Messi’s 80th UEFA Champions League goal – leaving him eight behind Cristiano Ronaldo – was cancelled out by Javier Hernández as the holders, already assured of top spot, dropped points in Group E for the second time.

Roma 0-0 BATE Borisov

The Giallorossi could not find a breakthrough and picked up just one win in the section but nevertheless advanced with a joint-record low of six points.

Giroud relieved to qualify


Olympiacos 0-3 Arsenal

Olivier Giroud’s first hat-trick for the club gave the Gunners the result they needed to leapfrog their hosts and qualify for the last 16 for the 16th season running. Arsène Wenger's side had no points after their first two fixtures.

Dinamo Zagreb 0-2 Bayern München

Robert Lewandowski's double moved him into outright second place – albeit four behind Cristiano Ronaldo – in the race to be seasonal top scorer, Thomas Müller later missing a penalty. Bayern were already group winners.

Mourinho: Win good for Chelsea pride


Chelsea 2-0 Porto

Iván Marcano’s own goal and Willian's fifth strike of the campaign secured the Blues’ progress as Group G winners, eliminating manager José Mourinho's former employers in the process.

Dynamo Kyiv 1-0 Maccabi Tel-Aviv

Dynamo are though to the last 16 for the first time since 1999/2000, Denys Garmash’s solitary effort enough to clinch the win required for a top-two finish.


Gent 2-1 Zenit

Gent march into the knockout stage in their debut season in the competition proper, Danijel Milicevic's decider also preventing Zenit from becoming only the seventh team to win all six group games.

Valencia 0-2 Lyon

Valencia suffered defeat in Gary Neville’s first match in charge – Maxwel Cornet and Alexandre Lacazette on the mark for already eliminated Lyon – to finish four points behind Gent in the race for second.

•Photo shows Arsenal players celebrating a win.

Source Daily Sports

Posted December 10, 2015

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


You may also like...
Maybe the real wind of positive change is...

Bayern Munich coaches point the way for Nigeria’s...

Nigerian-born Anthony Joshua is the world’s new heavyweight...

Ighalo wants Mikel at Watford

Super Falcons set to down Banyana Banyana in...

Hughes takes credit for Moses’ rise


Latest News BREAKING NEWS: Victor Moses dumps Nigeria for Chelsea Arsenal and WorldRemit launch “Future Stars”, an exclusive Premier League Club training camp for African Community Coaches FIFA says Nigeria, Ghana risk being suspended over federation leadership crisis Liverpool refer Salah to police over alleged phone use while driving CAA selects 77 athletes for forthcoming IAAF Continental Cup U17 AFCON Qualifiers: 12 Players Fail MRI Test, No Cause For Alarm As Eaglets Wallop Black Arrows 11-0 Celtic out of Champions league after 2-3 aggregate loss to AEK Athens Chelsea: Tiemoue Bakayoko signs for AC Milan on season-long loan Emery criticism 'disrespectful' Paul Pogba v Jose Mourinho: What ‘things’ were Man Utd midfielder referring to? Ramos dismisses Ronaldo dig: No-one bigger than Real Madrid badge Nice coach Vieira turns to Barcelona striker Alcacer


Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (44,141 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (36,266 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (35,119 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (34,119 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (33,185 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (32,926 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (32,432 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (32,122 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (29,436 views) World Cup Friendlies: Eagles Beware! (28,657 views) Let’s save Kelechi Emeteole's life! Let’s follow Omeruo, others' shining examples (28,493 views) Nkechi Obi and Nationwide League: One success story (27,881 views)






News Athletics (251) Basketball (102) Boxing (496) Columnists (322) Euro Soccer Update (3043) Fans Assembly (3) From the Grassroots (39) Golf (62) Interviews (14) Live Commentary (2) News (4051) NPL Glo Premier League (952) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (5) Tennis (420)




Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976

Email addresses

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.

Social Media