As such, the Blues will now get a more hard draw in the next round of the competition.
With Premier League clubs struggling, La Liga teams have unquestionably taken a stranglehold of the competition, with the past four winners of the competition all hailing from Spain's top flight - Barcelona lifted the trophy in 2015 while Real Madrid won it in 2014, 2016 and 2017.
And while Tottenham had the best showing in the Champions League group stage of any club, their success domestically has waned, falling to sixth place, four points out the final Champions League berth.
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Roma:Bayern Munich, FC Basel, FC Porto, Real Madrid, Sevilla, Shakhtar Donetsk. City faced so little competition they barely even tried in the final match, their first loss of the season on Wednesday against Shakhtar in which City keeper Ederson showed exactly how much his side cared with this display of ineptitude.
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He tied the division's all-time record of two consecutive title defenses in May with a knockout win over Junior dos Santos . In the last two and a half years, Miocic has defeated a who's who of heavyweight killers.
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DC Films Shake-Up Coming After Justice League Failure
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