Paris Saint-Germain secured a spot in the Champions League last 16 with a 1-1 draw against Borussia Dortmund, who clinched the Group F top spot. Meanwhile, Porto’s 5-3 win over Shakhtar Donetsk also propelled them into the knockout stage.

Dortmund took the lead through Karim Adeyemi, swiftly countered by PSG’s equalizer from Warren Zaïre-Emery. Although Kylian Mbappe had a goal disallowed, AC Milan’s win against Newcastle secured PSG’s progress.

Porto’s intense match against Shakhtar saw goals from Galeano and Mehdi Taremi, securing a 5-3 win despite Shakhtar’s late rally. Elsewhere, Barcelona faced a 3-2 loss to Antwerp, while Manchester City, RB Leipzig, Atletico Madrid, and Celtic clinched wins in their respective matches.

Reflecting on the matches, players expressed mixed feelings about their performances. Zaïre-Emery noted PSG’s satisfaction at securing qualification but acknowledged room for improvement. Defender Marquinhos highlighted the importance of preparation for the upcoming challenges, while Milan’s coach Stefano Pioli expressed disappointment at their Champions League exit.

Porto’s Galeano emphasized their team’s effort throughout the group stage, celebrating their victory over Shakhtar and emphasizing their proactive approach in matches.