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The 2017–18 UEFA Champions League knockout phase was the knockout stage which started on 13 February and ended on 26 May 2018 with the last match at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, to decide the champions of the 2017–18 UEFA Champions League. A total of 16 teams compete in the knockout phase.

Round and draw dates

All draws where held at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

Round Draw First leg Second leg
Round of 16 11 December 2017 13–14 & 20–21 February 2018 6–7 & 13–14 March 2018
Quarter-finals 16 March 2018 3–4 April 2018 10–11 April 2018
Semi-finals 13 April 2018 24–25 April 2018 1–2 May 2018
Final 26 May 2018 at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev

Qualified teams

Group Winners
(seeded in round of 16 draw)
Runners-up
(unseeded in round of 16 draw)
A England Manchester United Switzerland Basel
B France Paris Saint-Germain Germany Bayern Munich
C Italy Roma England Chelsea
D Spain Barcelona Italy Juventus
E England Liverpool Spain Sevilla
F England Manchester City Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
G Turkey Beşiktaş Portugal Porto
H England Tottenham Hotspur Spain Real Madrid

Round of 16

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Juventus Italy 4–3 England Tottenham Hotspur 2–2 2–1
Basel Switzerland 2–5 England Manchester City 0–4 2–1
Porto Portugal 0–5 England Liverpool 0–5 0–0
Sevilla Spain 2–1 England Manchester United 0–0 2–1
Real Madrid Spain 5–2 France Paris Saint-Germain 3–1 2–1
Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine 2–2 (a) Italy Roma 2–1 0–1
Chelsea England 1–4 Spain Barcelona 1–1 0–3
Bayern Munich Germany 8–1 Turkey Beşiktaş 5–0 3–1

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Matches

13 February 2018 (2018-02-13)
20:45
Juventus Italy 2–2 England Tottenham Hotspur Juventus Stadium, Turin
Attendance: 41,232
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
Report
7 March 2018 (2018-03-07)
20:45
Tottenham Hotspur England 1–2 Italy Juventus Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 84,010
Referee: Szymon Marciniak (Poland)
Report

Juventus won 4–3 on aggregate.


13 February 2018 (2018-02-13)
20:45
Basel Switzerland 0–4 England Manchester City St. Jakob-Park, Basel
Attendance: 36,000
Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden)
Report
7 March 2018 (2018-03-07)
20:45
Manchester City England 1–2 Switzerland Basel City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester
Attendance: 49,411
Referee: Pavel Královec (Czech Republic)
  • Gabriel Jesus Goal 8'
Report
  • Elyounoussi Goal 17'
  • Lang Goal 71'

Manchester City won 5–2 on aggregate.


14 February 2018 (2018-02-14)
20:45
Porto Portugal 0–5 England Liverpool Estádio do Dragão, Porto
Attendance: 47,718
Referee: Daniele Orsato (Italy)
Report
6 March 2018 (2018-03-06)
20:45
Liverpool England 0–0 Portugal Porto Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 48,768
Referee: Felix Zwayer (Germany)
Report

Liverpool won 5–0 on aggregate.


21 February 2018 (2018-02-21)
20:45
Sevilla Spain 0–0 England Manchester United Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, Seville
Attendance: 39,725
Referee: Clément Turpin (France)
Report
13 March 2018 (2018-03-13)
20:45
Manchester United England 1–2 Spain Sevilla Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 74,909
Referee: Danny Makkelie (Netherlands)
Report
  • Ben Yedder Goal 74'78'

Sevilla won 2–1 on aggregate.


14 February 2018 (2018-02-14)
20:45
Real Madrid Spain 3–1 France Paris Saint-Germain Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Attendance: 78,158
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)
Report
  • Rabiot Goal 33'
6 March 2018 (2018-03-06)
20:45
Paris Saint-Germain France 1–2 Spain Real Madrid Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 46,585
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
  • Cavani Goal 71'
Report

Real Madrid won 5–2 on aggregate.


21 February 2018 (2018-02-21)
20:45
Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine 2–1 Italy Roma Metalist Stadium, Kharkiv
Attendance: 35,124
Referee: Willie Collum (Scotland)
  • Ferreyra Goal 52'
  • Fred Goal 71'
Report
  • Ünder Goal 41'
13 March 2018 (2018-03-13)
20:45
Roma Italy 1–0 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 47,693
Referee: Alberto Undiano Mallenco (Spain)
Report

2–2 on aggregate. Roma won on away goals.


20 February 2018 (2018-02-20)
20:45
Chelsea England 1–1 Spain Barcelona Stamford Bridge, London
Attendance: 37,741
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
  • Willian Goal 62'
Report
14 March 2018 (2018-03-14)
20:45
Barcelona Spain 3–0 England Chelsea Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 97,183
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
  • Messi Goal 3'63'
  • Dembélé Goal 20'
Report

Barcelona won 4–1 on aggregate.


20 February 2018 (2018-02-20)
20:45
Bayern Munich Germany 5–0 Turkey Beşiktaş Allianz Arena, Munich
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Ovidiu Hațegan (Romania)
Report
14 March 2018 (2018-03-14)
18:00
Beşiktaş Turkey 1–3 Germany Bayern Munich Vodafone Park, Istanbul
Attendance: 36,885
Referee: Michael Oliver (England)
Report
  • Thiago Goal 18'
  • Gönül Goal 46' (o.g.)
  • Wagner Goal 84'

Bayern Munich won 8–1 on aggregate.

Quarter-finals

<section begin=QF /> The draw for the quarter-finals was held on 16 March 2018, 12:00 CET.<section end=QF />

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Barcelona Spain 4–4 (a) Italy Roma 4–1 0–3
Sevilla Spain 1–2 Germany Bayern Munich 1–2 0–0
Juventus Italy 3–4 Spain Real Madrid 0–3 3–1
Liverpool England 5–1 England Manchester City 3–0 2–1

Matches

4 April 2018 (2018-04-04)
20:45
Barcelona Spain 4–1 Italy Roma Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 90,106
Referee: Danny Makkelie (Netherlands)
Report
10 April 2018 (2018-04-10)
20:45
Roma Italy 3–0 Spain Barcelona Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 56,580
Referee: Clément Turpin (France)
Report

4–4 on aggregate. Roma won on away goals.


3 April 2018 (2018-04-03)
20:45
Sevilla Spain 1–2 Germany Bayern Munich Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, Seville
Attendance: 40,635
Referee: Daniele Orsato (Italy)
  • Sarabia Goal 31'
Report
  • Navas Goal 37' (o.g.)
  • Thiago Goal 68'
11 April 2018 (2018-04-11)
20:45
Bayern Munich Germany 0–0 Spain Sevilla Allianz Arena, Munich
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Willie Collum (Scotland)
Report

Bayern Munich won 2–1 on aggregate.


3 April 2018 (2018-04-03)
20:45
Juventus Italy 0–3 Spain Real Madrid Juventus Stadium, Turin
Attendance: 40,849
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
Report
11 April 2018 (2018-04-11)
20:45
Real Madrid Spain 1–3 Italy Juventus Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Attendance: 75,796
Referee: Michael Oliver (England)
Report

Real Madrid won 4–3 on aggregate.


4 April 2018 (2018-04-04)
20:45
Liverpool England 3–0 England Manchester City Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 50,685
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
Report
10 April 2018 (2018-04-10)
20:45
Manchester City England 1–2 England Liverpool City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester
Attendance: 53,461
Referee: Antonio Mateu Lahoz (Spain)
  • Gabriel Jesus Goal 2'
Report

Liverpool won 5–1 on aggregate.

Semi-finals

<section begin=SF /> The draw for the semi-finals was held on 13 April 2018, 13:00 CEST.<section end=SF />

For the first time since the 2009–10 UEFA Champions League, all the four teams at this stage represent different national associations.

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Bayern Munich Germany 3–4 Spain Real Madrid 1–2 2–2
Liverpool England 7–6 Italy Roma 5–2 2–4

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Matches

25 April 2018 (2018-04-25)
20:45
Bayern Munich Germany 1–2 Spain Real Madrid Allianz Arena, Munich
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Björn Kuipers (Netherlands)
  • Kimmich Goal 28'
Report
  • Marcelo Goal 44'
  • Asensio Goal 57'
1 May 2018 (2018-05-01)
20:45
Real Madrid Spain 2–2 Germany Bayern Munich Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Attendance: 77,459
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
Report

Real Madrid won 4–3 on aggregate.


24 April 2018 (2018-04-24)
20:45
Liverpool England 5–2 Italy Roma Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 51,236
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
Report
2 May 2018 (2018-05-02)
20:45
Roma Italy 4–2 England Liverpool Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 61,889
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
Report

Liverpool won 7–6 on aggregate.

Final

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The final was played at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev on 26 May 2018. The "home" team (for administrative purposes) was determined by an additional draw held after the semi-final draw.

26 May 2018 (2018-05-26)
20:45
Real Madrid Spain 3–1 England Liverpool NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 61,561
Referee: Milorad Mažić (Serbia)
Benzema Goal 51'

Bale Goal 64'83'

Report Mané Goal 55'

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