Champions League: Barcelona knocked out by Bayern after consecutive defeats

• Barça 7-0 winners; Bayern Munich exit in group B • Draw for round of 16 takes place on Thursday

FC Barcelona were knocked out of the Champions League group stage after two defeats in six days against Bayern Munich and Ajax saw them finish fourth in their section with just five points and a solitary victory.

Seven-time European champions Barça were overwhelmed 7-0 at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday before trailing 3-0 at the Camp Nou before being held to a 3-3 draw.

Ajax roared back from three goals down to draw 3-3 with Bayern on Thursday and keep alive their hopes of making the knock-out stages of the competition.

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Both Barça and Bayern had already advanced to the knockout stage but the draw for the round of 16 takes place on Thursday.

Barcelona crashed out as Real Madrid, who had already qualified, drew 1-1 at Astana. Spartak Moscow can seal their place as runners-up in Group D by winning at Real Sociedad.

Friday’s results

Istanbul Basaksehir 2-3 Borussia Dortmund

Manchester City 2-1 Hapoel Beer Sheva

Porto 0-0 Borussia Mönchengladbach

Serie A’s Juventus remain the clear leaders at the top of Group G after beating Dinamo Zagreb 2-0 at home in Turin.

Istanbul Basaksehir 2-3 Borussia Dortmund

Liverpool 6-1 Spartak Moscow

Napoli 1-1 Red Star Belgrade

Malmo 2-1 Shakhtar Donetsk

Galatasaray 1-1 Benfica

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