The stage is now set for the UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw in Nyon as contesting teams will get to know their knock-out phase on Monday, December 14.
Out of the 16 teams still left in the prestigious club competition, seven of those left in the roster are past winners of the Champions League including reigning European kings, Barcelona.
A further breakdown shows that the La Liga and EPL have the greater number of teams, three each in the Round of 16.
There are two teams each from the German Bundesliga as well as the Italia Serie A.
France, Russia, Netherlands, Belgium, Ukraine and Portugal all have one team each representing them.
As explained by UEFA, there will be two pots in which one would consist s of top finishers in each group and the other for the runners-up.
Group winners: Real Madrid (ESP), Wolfsburg (GER), Atlético Madrid (ESP), Manchester City (ENG), Barcelona (ESP, holders), Bayern München (GER), Chelsea (ENG), Zenit (RUS)
Group runners-up: Paris Saint-Germain (FRA), PSV Eindhoven (NED), Benfica (POR), Juventus (ITA), Roma (ITA), Arsenal (ENG), Dynamo Kyiv (UKR), Gent (BEL)
While many permutations are already ongoing, the UEFA Executive Committee has stated that teams from Russia and Ukraine cannot meet.
The governing body for football in Europe also stated that seeded group winners will be away in the round of 16 first legs on 16/17 and 23/24 February and at home in the return matches on 8/9 and 15/16 March.
The draw for the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals will be held on18 March with the semi-final line-up drawn on 15 April.