Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Malmo
Cristiano Ronaldo struck four goals as Real Madrid thrashed Malmo 8-0 in the Champions LeagueReuters

Most of the usual suspects qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League from Group A to Group D, with the exception of Manchester United, who crashed out of Europe's elite competition in dramatic circumstances on a mad, goal-filled Tuesday.

Wolfsburg were the team that sent Manchester United down to the Europa League, after the Bundesliga side picked up a 3-2 victory in Germany, with the match giving everyone entertainment from minute one.

Manchester United would have needed a win in the end to go through, after PSV Eindhoven came back from a goal down to beat CSKA Moscow and finish second, behind Wolfsburg in Group B.

Group A was all Real Madrid, as Rafa Benitez's men celebrated their top dog status with an 8-0 smashing of Malmo, Cristiano Ronaldo scoring four goals and Karim Benzema chipping in with a hat-trick.

PSG, who had also qualified coming into Matchday 6, finished second in Group A, with a 2-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk.

Group C went the way of Atletico Madrid, as Saul Niguez and Luciano Vietto scored to help the Spanish club to a 2-1 victory over Benfica, who had to settle for second spot in the group.

Group D was impressively won by Manchester City, as the Premier League team beat Borussia Monchengladbach 4-2. The place at the top of the perch was guaranteed when Juventus were beaten 1-0 by Sevilla, the Italian club's former striker Fernando Llorente scoring the winner.

Group A: Qualified for last 16: Real Madrid and PSG. Europa League: Shakhtar Donetsk. Eliminated from Europe: Malmo.

Group B: Qualified for last 16: Wolfsburg and PSV Eindhoven. Europa League: Manchester United. Eliminated from Europe: CSKA Moscow.

Group C: Qualified for last 16: Atletico Madrid and Benfica. Europa League: Galatasaray. Eliminated from Europe: Astana.

Group D: Qualified for last 16: Manchester City and Juventus. Europa League: Sevilla. Eliminated from Europe: Borussia Monchengladbach.

Get the list of qualified teams from Group E to Group H HERE

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