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2007–08 UEFA Champions League knockout stage

The knockout stage of the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League began on 19 February 2008, and concluded on 21 May 2008 with the final at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow. The knockout stage involves the sixteen teams who finished in the top two in each of their groups in the group stage.

Each tie in the knockout stage, apart from the final, will be played over two legs, with each team playing one leg at home. The team that has the higher aggregate score over the two legs will progress to the next round. In the event that aggregate scores finish level, the team that scored more goals away from home over the two legs will progress. If away goals are equal too, 30 minutes of extra time are played. If there are goals scored during extra time and the aggregate score is still level, the visiting team qualifies by virtue of more away goals scored. If no goals are scored during extra time, there will be a penalty shootout after extra time.

In the final, the tie is played over just one leg at a neutral venue. If scores are level at the end of normal time in the final, extra time is played, followed by penalties if scores remain tied.

Qualified teams

Key to colours
Seeded in round of 16 draw
Unseeded in round of 16 draw
Group Winners Runners-up
A Portugal Porto England Liverpool
B England Chelsea Germany Schalke
C Spain Real Madrid Greece Olympiacos
D Italy Milan Scotland Celtic
E Spain Barcelona France Lyon
F England Manchester United Italy Roma
G Italy Internazionale Turkey Fenerbahçe
H Spain Sevilla England Arsenal

Bracket

First knockout round

The draw for the first knockout round of the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League was held on 21 December 2007 at 12:00 CET in Nyon, Switzerland. The first legs of the first knockout round were played on 19 February and 20 February 2008, while the second legs were played on 4 March, 5 March and, in the case of Internazionale and Liverpool, 11 March, due to a stadium clash with the match between Milan and Arsenal.[1]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Celtic Scotland 2–4 Spain Barcelona 2–3 0–1
Lyon France 1–2 England Manchester United 1–1 0–1
Schalke 04 Germany 1–1 (4–1p) Portugal Porto 1–0 0–1 (aet)
Liverpool England 3–0 Italy Internazionale 2–0 1–0
Roma Italy 4–2 Spain Real Madrid 2–1 2–1
Arsenal England 2–0 Italy Milan 0–0 2–0
Olympiacos Greece 0–3 England Chelsea 0–0 0–3
Fenerbahçe Turkey 5–5 (3–2p) Spain Sevilla 3–2 2–3 (aet)

First leg

All times CET

19 February 2008
20:45
Schalke 04 Germany 1–0 Portugal Porto
Kurányi Goal 4' Report

MatchCentre


19 February 2008
20:45
Roma Italy 2–1 Spain Real Madrid
Pizarro Goal 24'
Mancini Goal 58'
Report

MatchCentre

Raúl Goal 8'
Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 59,617
Referee: Herbert Fandel (Germany)

19 February 2008
20:45
Olympiacos Greece 0–0 England Chelsea
Report

MatchCentre

Karaiskákis Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 31,302
Referee: Konrad Plautz (Austria)

19 February 2008
20:45
Liverpool England 2–0 Italy Internazionale
Kuyt Goal 85'
Gerrard Goal 90'
Report

MatchCentre

Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 41,999
Referee: Frank De Bleeckere (Belgium)

20 February 2008
20:45
Celtic Scotland 2–3 Spain Barcelona
Vennegoor of Hesselink Goal 16'
Robson Goal 38'
Report

MatchCentre

Messi Goal 18'79'
Henry Goal 52'
Celtic Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 56,395
Referee: Peter Fröjdfeldt (Sweden)

20 February 2008
20:45
Lyon France 1–1 England Manchester United
Benzema Goal 54' Report

MatchCentre

Tévez Goal 87'
Stade Gerland, Lyon
Attendance: 39,219
Referee: Luis Medina Cantalejo (Spain)

20 February 2008
20:45
Fenerbahçe Turkey 3–2 Spain Sevilla
Kežman Goal 17'
Lugano Goal 57'
Semih Goal 87'
Report

MatchCentre

Edu Goal 23' (o.g.)
Escudé Goal 66'

20 February 2008
20:45
Arsenal England 0–0 Italy Milan
Report

MatchCentre

Emirates Stadium, London
Attendance: 60,082
Referee: Claus Bo Larsen (Denmark)

Second leg

All times CET

4 March 2008
20:45
Milan Italy 0–2 England Arsenal
Report

MatchCentre

Fàbregas Goal 84'
Adebayor Goal 90+2'
San Siro, Milan
Attendance: 81,879
Referee: Konrad Plautz (Austria)

Arsenal won 2–0 on aggregate.


4 March 2008
20:45
Barcelona Spain 1–0 Scotland Celtic
Xavi Goal 3' Report

MatchCentre

Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 75,326
Referee: Pieter Vink (Netherlands)

Barcelona won 4–2 on aggregate.


4 March 2008
20:45
Sevilla Spain 3–2 (a.p.) Turkey Fenerbahçe
Dani Alves Goal 6'
Keita Goal 9'
Kanouté Goal 41'
Report

MatchCentre

Deivid Goal 21'80'
  Penalties  
Kanouté Penalty scored
Escudé Penalty missed
Dragutinović Penalty scored
Maresca Penalty missed
Dani Alves Penalty missed
2–3 Penalty scored Wederson
Penalty missed Edu
Penalty scored Mehmet Aurélio
Penalty scored Kežman
Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, Seville
Attendance: 38,626
Referee: Massimo Busacca (Switzerland)

Fenerbahçe 5–5 Sevilla on aggregate. Fenerbahçe won 3–2 on penalties.


4 March 2008
20:45
Manchester United England 1–0 France Lyon
Ronaldo Goal 41' Report

MatchCentre

Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 75,520
Referee: Roberto Rosetti (Italy)

Manchester United won 2–1 on aggregate.


5 March 2008
20:45
Porto Portugal 1–0 (a.e.t.) Germany Schalke 04
Lisandro Goal 86' Report

MatchCentre

  Penalties  
Lucho Penalty scored
Bruno Alves Penalty missed
Lisandro Penalty missed
1–4 Penalty scored Rafinha
Penalty scored Rakitić
Penalty scored Altıntop
Penalty scored Jones
Estádio do Dragão, Porto
Attendance: 45,316
Referee: Howard Webb (England)

Schalke 1–1 Porto on aggregate. Schalke won 4–1 on penalties.


5 March 2008
20:45
Real Madrid Spain 1–2 Italy Roma
Raúl Goal 75' Report

MatchCentre

Taddei Goal 73'
Vučinić Goal 90+2'

Roma won 4–2 on aggregrate.


5 March 2008
20:45
Chelsea England 3–0 Greece Olympiacos
Ballack Goal 5'
Lampard Goal 25'
Kalou Goal 48'
Report

MatchCentre

Chelsea won 3–0 on aggregate.


11 March 2008
20:45
Internazionale Italy 0–1 England Liverpool
Report

MatchCentre

Torres Goal 64'
San Siro, Milan
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Tom Henning Øvrebø (Norway)

Liverpool won 3–0 on aggregate.

Quarter-finals

The draw for the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final was held on Friday, 14 March 2008 at 13:00 CET in Nyon, Switzerland. The draw was conducted by UEFA General Secretary David Taylor and Rinat Dasayev, the ambassador for the final in Moscow. Unlike the first knockout round, teams from the same group or country could be drawn together from the quarter-finals onwards.

The first legs of the quarter-finals were played on 1 April and 2 April, while the second legs were played on 8 April and 9 April 2008.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Arsenal England 3–5 England Liverpool 1–1 2–4
Roma Italy 0–3 England Manchester United 0–2 0–1
Schalke 04 Germany 0–2 Spain Barcelona 0–1 0–1
Fenerbahçe Turkey 2–3 England Chelsea 2–1 0–2

First leg

All times CEST

1 April 2008
20:45
Roma Italy 0–2 England Manchester United
Report

MatchCentre

Ronaldo Goal 39'
Rooney Goal 66'
Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 80,023
Referee: Frank De Bleeckere (Belgium)

1 April 2008
20:45
Schalke 04 Germany 0–1 Spain Barcelona
Report

MatchCentre

Bojan Goal 12'

2 April 2008
20:45
Arsenal England 1–1 England Liverpool
Adebayor Goal 23' Report

MatchCentre

Kuyt Goal 26'
Emirates Stadium, London
Attendance: 60,041
Referee: Pieter Vink (Netherlands)

2 April 2008
20:45
Fenerbahçe Turkey 2–1 England Chelsea
Kazim-Richards Goal 65'
Deivid Goal 81'
Report

MatchCentre

Deivid Goal 13' (o.g.)

Second leg

All times CEST

8 April 2008
20:45
Liverpool England 4–2 England Arsenal
Hyypiä Goal 30'
Torres Goal 69'
Gerrard Goal 85' (pen.)
Babel Goal 90+2'
Report

MatchCentre

Diaby Goal 13'
Adebayor Goal 84'
Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 41,985
Referee: Peter Fröjdfeldt (Sweden)

Liverpool won 5–3 on aggregate.


8 April 2008
20:45
Chelsea England 2–0 Turkey Fenerbahçe
Ballack Goal 4'
Lampard Goal 87'
Report

MatchCentre

Stamford Bridge, London
Attendance: 38,369
Referee: Herbert Fandel (Germany)

Chelsea won 3–2 on aggregate.


9 April 2008
20:45
Manchester United England 1–0 Italy Roma
Tévez Goal 70' Report

MatchCentre

Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 74,423
Referee: Tom Henning Øvrebø (Norway)

Manchester United won 3–0 on aggregate.


9 April 2008
20:45
Barcelona Spain 1–0 Germany Schalke 04
Y. Touré Goal 42' Report

MatchCentre

Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 72,113
Referee: Roberto Rosetti (Italy)

Barcelona won 2–0 on aggregate.

Semi-finals

The first legs of the semi-finals were played on 22 April and 23 April, while the second legs were played on 29 April and 30 April 2008.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Liverpool England 3–4 England Chelsea 1–1 2–3 (aet)
Barcelona Spain 0–1 England Manchester United 0–0 0–1

First leg

22 April 2008
20:45
Liverpool England 1–1 England Chelsea
Kuyt Goal 43' Report

MatchCentre

Riise Goal 90+4' (o.g.)
Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 42,180
Referee: Konrad Plautz (Austria)

23 April 2008
20:45
Barcelona Spain 0–0 England Manchester United
Report

MatchCentre

Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 95,949
Referee: Massimo Busacca (Switzerland)

Second leg

29 April 2008
20:45
Manchester United England 1–0 Spain Barcelona
Scholes Goal 14' Report

MatchCentre

Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 75,061
Referee: Herbert Fandel (Germany)

Manchester United won 1–0 on aggregate.


30 April 2008
20:45
Chelsea England 3–2 (a.e.t.) England Liverpool
Drogba Goal 33'105'
Lampard Goal 98' (pen.)
Report

MatchCentre

Torres Goal 64'
Babel Goal 117'
Stamford Bridge, London
Attendance: 38,900
Referee: Roberto Rosetti (Italy)

Chelsea won 4–3 on aggregate.

Final

The 2008 UEFA Champions League Final was played on 21 May 2008 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

21 May 2008
20:45 CEST
Manchester United England 1–1 (a.e.t.) England Chelsea
Ronaldo Goal 26' Report

MatchCentre

Lampard Goal 45'
  Penalties  
Tévez Penalty scored
Carrick Penalty scored
Ronaldo Penalty missed
Hargreaves Penalty scored
Nani Penalty scored
Anderson Penalty scored
Giggs Penalty scored
6–5 Penalty scored Ballack
Penalty scored Belletti
Penalty scored Lampard
Penalty scored A. Cole
Penalty missed Terry
Penalty scored Kalou
Penalty missed Anelka
Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 67,310
Referee: Ľuboš Micheľ (Slovakia)[2]

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