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- Group A: Dynamo Kiev 0-2 Paris Saint Germain-FT; FC Porto 3-0 Dinamo Zagreb-FT
- Group B: Arsenal 2-0 Montpellier-FT; Schalke 04 1-0 Olympiakos-FT
- Group C: Zenit St Petersburg 2-2 Malaga-FT; Anderlecht 1-3 AC Milan-FT
- Group D: Ajax 1-4 Borussia Dortmund-FT; Manchester City 1-1 Real Madrid-FT
21:41: One in, and one out for the English clubs in the Champions League. Manchester City, having drawn all three of their home group matches, are out after Dortmund beat Ajax. They must get something away from the German champions if they wish to play in the Europa League this season. Arsenal meanwhile are through along with schalke after they overcome Montpellier. They join Manchester United in the last 16. Celtic and Chelsea of course have the chance to join them in two weeks.
Thank you for joining IBTimes UK for another night of Champions League football. We'll be back on Sunday, as Rafa Benitz starts his tenure as Chelsea boss against a City side who will be smarting from their exit from Europe's premier club competition for a second consecutive season. Wounded animals allround at Stamford Bridge.
21:34: That might be City's chance as five minutes of stoppage time are signally, Yaya Tour gets the ball on the edge of the Madrid but blazes over the bar. Time running out.
GOAL: Anderlecht 1-3 AC Milan (Pato)
21:31: City need a goal to stay in the Champions League so they take off their top scorer from last season, Sergio Aguero and bring on James Milner. Well Roberto Mancini's the expert. One minute plus stoppage time left.
GOAL: Ajax 1-4 Borussia Dortmund (Hoesen)
GOAL: FC Porto 3-0 Dinamo Zagreb (Varela)
21:28: Arsenal going through the motions against Montpellier, Cazorla and Giroud could both have added to their lead but it seems tey will make up one of the last 16 in the Champions Legaue knock-out stage. City's future still undecided. They must score in the last five minutes against Madrid to stay in the competition.
21:21: That Christian Fuxhs goal for schalke means as things stand, while Arsenal are off the top of Group C, they are goig through to the last 16 tonight. Meanwhile, 10-man Anderlecht are back in it against Milan. City are now all over Madrid with 12 or so minutes remaining.
GOAL: Anderlecht 1-2 AC Milan (De Sutter)
GOAL: Schalke 04 1-0 Olympiakos (Fuchs)
21:18: Game on now at te Etihad Stadium. Aguero wins a penalty after a foul by Alvaro Arbeloa in the left-hand channel of the penalty area. The Argentine, and former Atletico Madrid forward let's not forget, sends Casillas the wrong way and suddenly City are right back in with a shout. There are 15 minutes left for the Premier League leaders to grab a winner.
GOAL: Manchester City 1-1 Real Madrid (Aguero)
21:15: I'm reliably informed that Mexes' goal for AC Milan against Anderlecht is a la Zlatan Ibrahimovic against England from last week. Worth keeping an eye on that one for later.
GOAL: Anderlecht 0-2 AC Milan (Mexes)
GOAL: Ajax 0-4 Borussia Dortmund (Lewandowski)
21:11: Amid the spate of goals around Europe, City somehow aren't level against Madrid. Maicon's driven cross finds Aguero at the back post, and his cushion volley is somehow kept out by Casillas.
GOAL: FC Porto 2-0 Dinamo Zagreb (Moutinho)
21:08: They might have to wait a fortnight, but Arsenal are as good as through and Lukas Podolski has scored a belter. Neat one-two with Olivier Giroud and Podolski batters the ball home for his seventh Arsenal goal. Two now for Arsenal and they look home and dry.
GOAL: Arsenal 2-0 Montpellier (Podolski)
21:02: At the Ethad, City are pressing for an equaliser, but they almost get hit on the break as Ronaldo crosses for Benzema and Khedira, but neither player can convert and City breathe again. Nasri, who really hasn't got going this season, is replaced by Carlos Tevez.
21:00: Arsenal's opener has sparked the local into life in north London, a lead given to them by Jack Wilshere's first goal for nearly two years. Montpellier, who won their first ever French championship last season, are playing for their lives in this competition however and won't give up without a fight.
20:57: As we are, three of the Champions League groups are all done bar the shouting. PSG now two-up in Kiev and looking odds on for the last 16. Porto already through from group A remember.
GOAL: Dynamo Kiev 0-2 Paris Saint Germain (Lavezzi)
20:53: Arsene Wenger will have demanded a better performance from the first half and he's got an immediate reaction. Vermaelen's cross is in towards Giroud, whose knock-down finds Jack Wilshere, who finds the net for his first goal since his long injury lay-off. Arsenal going top of group B, if not through to the last 16, as things stand.
GOAL: Arsenal 1-0 Montpellier (Wilshere)
20:49: You can add AC Milan now to that list of teams going through to the last 16 tonight, after the very talented Stephan El Shaarawy puts the Rossoneri one-up in Belgium. That would leave group C done and dusted going into the final week of games.
GOAL: Anderlecht 0-1 AC MIlan (El Shaarawy)
20:46: As things stand, PSG, Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund are all booking their place in the knock-out phase tonight. Second halfs starting across Europe.
20:35: Not many goals around Europe in the first half tonight, but with Chelsea now on the brink after defeat to Juventus, Manchester City look set to be the first to exit the competition as they trail to Karim Benzema's goal. They need to turn around the result at the Etihad Stadium to keep their hopes alive. Arsenal are making a difficult job of reaching the last 16 against Montpellier also, with the game currently goalless in north London.
GOAL: Dynamo Kiev 0-1 Paris Saint Germain (Lavezzi)
20:28: If you needed any convincing that Dortmund are the real deal in the Champions League this season, they've laid down a serious marker tonight. Their domestic form may have taken a hit but on the continent they mean business. Three up at Ajax now and all ut through to the last 16. For me, them and Shakhtar Donetsk are the teams to avoid along with the obvious candidates, come the last second round draw.
GOAL: Ajax 0-3 Borussia Dortmund (Lewandowski)
GOAL: Ajax 0-2 Borussia Dortmund (Gotze)
20:21: The returning Alex Oxalde-Chamberlain spurns the first presentable chance of the evening at the Emirates as his shot misses the target.
20:18: Two yellow cards at the Etihad Stadium meanwhile, the first of which is decisive for City as it goes to Yaya Toure, who will miss the club's final qualifier against Dortmund. At this stage, they'll be playing for third place in that one.
20:16: Wish I had more updates from the Emirates to give but in truth it's a limp affari in north London. Arsenal haven't offered anything bar Koscielny's header, while Montpellier have look effective if not created a host of openings as yet.
20:13: City come close to a leveller and it's in truth their first foray into the Madrid attack third. Maicon exchanges passes with Aguero, but shoots wide fom 18 yards. At least it's a sniff for the home side.
GOAL: FC Porto 1-0 Dinamo Zagreb (Lucho Gonzalez)
20:06: Any walkover at the Emirates isn't coming to fruition in the opening minutes as Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa gets the ball in behind the home side's back four and Mounier is onto it, but Szczesny gets there in time.
20:01: Ronaldo lobs Hart by Nastasic clers the ball off the line before the former world player of the year is denied by City keeper on the rebound. City all all over the shop here.
19:59: Arsenal almost ahead at the Emirates as Koscielyn hits the bar after the home side force consecutive corners. City almost two down as well, as Khedira twice misses the target from Ronaldo crosses.
19:57: Roberto Mancini has reverted to a back three tonight, and within ten minutes, it has been badly exposed. Di Maria is given all the time in the world to look up and pick a cross, and Maicon goes to sleep at the back post allowing Karim Benzema to ghost in behind and tap home past Hart. Dreadful start for the Premier League side.
GOAL: Manchester City 0-1 Real Madrid (Benzema)
GOAL: Ajax 0-1 Borussia Dortmund (Reus)
19:53: Arsenal fans conspicuous by their absence at The Emirates Stadium where Szczesny made a hash of Anthony Mounier cross but eventually got the ball to safety.
19:50: Champions of the best two leagues in the world if you ask anyone going head-to-head at the Etihad Stadium and it's the La Liga winners who are dominating possession early on. Not much goalmouth action around Europe to talk about in fact.
19:45: As is the norm on the Champions League text, it's time for a first goalsorer prediction. My money is with FC Porto. We're underway across Europe.
Arsenal v Montpellier
Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Vermaelen, Arteta, Cazorla, Wilshere, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Giroud, Podolski.
Subs: Mannone, Ramsey, Coquelin, Arshavin, Jenkinson, Gervinho, Gibbs.
Montpellier: Jourdren, Deplagne, Congre, El Kaoutari, Bedimo, Yanga M'Biwa, Estrada, Cabella, Belhanda, Mounier, Charbonnier.
Subs: Pionnier, Hilton, Marveaux, Herrera, Pitau, Jeunechamp, Martin.
Manchester City v Real Madrid
Manchester City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Nastasic, Maicon, Kolarov, Nasri, Toure, Silva, Dzeko, Aguero.
Subs: Pantilimon, Lescott, Milner, Sinclair, Javi Garcia, Barry, Tevez.
Real Madrid: Casillas, Arbeloa, Sergio Ramos, Pepe, Fabio Coentrao, Khedira, Alonso, Di Maria, Modric, Ronaldo, Benzema.
Subs: Adan, Varane, Kaka, Ozil, Albiol, Callejon, Nacho.
19:40: Bit of breaking news, and who would have thought we'd be saying this 24 hours ago? Rafa Benitez has been appointed the interim first team boss at Chelsea until the end of the season.
19:38: Here are tonight's permatations:
Group A: With FC Porto already through PSG require just a point against Dynamo Kiev to secure the second qualifcation last-16 spot.
Group B: Any win for Schalke will see them qualify, while Olympiakos need a point to ensure no team can reach the last 16 on matchday five. Arsenal can only qualify with a win should Schalke also win their game in Germany.
Group C: Malaga have qualifed as group winners after drawing with Zenit. AC Milan are a win away from the knock-out phase as they face Anderlecht.
Group D: Manchester City must beat Real Madrid to stand any chance of qualifying for the last 16 and hope that Dortmund don't beat Ajax in Holland. The German champions can qualify with a win, a result which will mean Madrid need just a draw.
19:21: As English football reels from Roman Ambramovich losing interest in his latest fade, in Roberto Di Matteo, attention turns to Champions Legaue matchday five, where both Arsenal and Manchester City are on the brink of make opposite exits from the group phase. The Gunners face Montpellier while City host Real Madrid.
Elsewhere across Europe the likes of Paris Saint Germain, AC Milan and Schalke 04 can all book their passage to the last-16. IBTimes Uk will have live updates from every game across the continent with the latest from those British clubs still in with a shout.