The group concluded a week early to allow AC Milan, UEFA Champions League Betting title holders to compete in the soccer betting FIFA Club World Cup in Japan. Chelsea FC, FC Barcelona, Manchester United FC, AS Roma, FC Internazionale Milano, Sevilla FC and Arsenal FC have already qualified for the final 16. Seven spots remain for a place in the knockout round of soccer betting.
Last season's finalists Liverpool will need a win in their final Group A game at Olympique de Marseille if they hope to advance. Beşiktaş JK will earn a place in the last 16 with a win at FC Porto although Porto is the favorite in the soccer betting match.
In Group B Chelsea is the winner, Schalke will reach the last 16 with a win at home against Rosenborg BK. In Group C, third placed-Bremen and fourth-placed S.S. Lazio could still steal the top spots if they win in their final soccer betting games, at Olympiacos CFP and Real Madrid CF respectively, on Tuesday although the home teams are favored.
The key soccer betting game in Wednesday's Group E fixtures is in Glasgow, with Lyon taking on the second-placed Rangers FC at Ibrox. Groups F and H are all wrapped up with Manchester United and Roma assured of first and second place respectively in Group F and Sevilla and Arsenal through from the Group H. Second place in Group G is still up for grabs but Fenerbahçe SK just needs a soccer betting win game at home against PFC CSKA Moskva to advance. If they slip up, PSV could take the spot in this soccer betting league.
The first knockout round ties will be played on February 19th and February 20th. The second legs are March 4th and 5th. The sides finishing third in the eight soccer betting UEFA Champions League groups will join the 24 successful qualifiers from the UEFA Cup group stage in the Round of 32, with matches to be played on February 13th, 14th and 21st.
The draw for the last 16 of the soccer betting Champions League will be at UEFA headquarters in Nyon on December 21st.