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2013–14 UEFA Youth League

2013–14 UEFA Youth League
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The Colovray Stadium in Nyon hosted the semi-finals and final.
Tournament details
Dates 17 September 2013 – 14 April 2014
Teams 32 (from 18 associations)
Final positions
Champions Spain Barcelona (1st title)
Runners-up Portugal Benfica
Tournament statistics
Matches played 110
Goals scored 378 (3.44 per match)
Top scorer(s) Spain Munir
(11 goals)

The 2013–14 UEFA Youth League was the first season of the UEFA Youth League, a European youth club football competition organised by UEFA. It was contested by the under-19 youth teams of the 32 clubs qualified for the group stage of the 2013–14 UEFA Champions League.[1][2][3]

The final was played on 14 April 2014 at the Colovray Stadium in Nyon, Switzerland, between Benfica and Barcelona. Barcelona won 3–0 and became the first team to lift the Lennart Johansson Trophy, named after UEFA's honorary president.[4][5]

Players must be born on or after 1 January 1995.[3]

Round and draw dates

The schedule of the competition was as follows.[4]

Phase Round Draw date Match date(s)
Group stage Matchday 1 29 August 2013
(Monaco)
17–18 September 2013
Matchday 2 1–2 October 2013
Matchday 3 22–23 October 2013
Matchday 4 5–6 November 2013
Matchday 5 26–27 November 2013
Matchday 6 10–11 December 2013
Knockout phase Round of 16 16 December 2013
(Nyon)
18–19 & 25–26 February 2014
Quarter-finals 11–12 & 18–19 March 2014
Semi-finals 11 April 2014
Final 14 April 2014

Group stage

2013–14 UEFA Youth League is located in Europe
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Location of teams of the 2013–14 UEFA Youth League.
Brown pog.svg Brown: Group A; Red pog.svg Red: Group B; Orange pog.svg Orange: Group C; Yellow pog.svg Yellow: Group D; Green pog.svg Green: Group E; Blue pog.svg Blue: Group F; Purple pog.svg Purple: Group G; Pink pog.svg Pink: Group H.

The 32 teams were drawn into eight groups of four, with the group compositions determined by the draw for the 2013–14 UEFA Champions League group stage, which was held in Monaco on 29 August 2013.[6][7] In each group, teams played against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format. The matchdays were 17–18 September, 1–2 October, 22–23 October, 5–6 November, 26–27 November, and 10–11 December 2013, with the matches played on the same matchday as the corresponding Champions League matches (though not necessarily on the same day, and some matches were played on Mondays and Thursdays). The group winners and runners-up advanced to the round of 16.

Tiebreakers

The teams are ranked according to points (3 points for a win, 1 point for a tie, 0 points for a loss). If two or more teams are equal on points on completion of the group matches, the following criteria are applied to determine the rankings:[3]

  1. higher number of points obtained in the group matches played among the teams in question;
  2. superior goal difference from the group matches played among the teams in question;
  3. higher number of goals scored in the group matches played among the teams in question;
  4. higher number of goals scored away from home in the group matches played among the teams in question;
  5. If, after applying criteria 1 to 4 to several teams, two teams still have an equal ranking, criteria 1 to 4 are reapplied exclusively to the matches between the two teams in question to determine their final rankings. If this procedure does not lead to a decision, criteria 6 to 9 apply;
  6. superior goal difference from all group matches played;
  7. higher number of goals scored from all group matches played;
  8. lower disciplinary points total based only on yellow and red cards received during the group stage (red card = 3 points, yellow card = 1 point, expulsion for two yellow cards in one match = 3 points);
  9. drawing of lots.
Key to colours in group tables
Group winners and runners-up advanced to the round of 16

Times up to 26 October 2013 (matchdays 1–3) were CEST (UTC+2), thereafter (matchdays 4–6) times were CET (UTC+1).

Group A

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Spain Real Sociedad 6 3 1 2 9 6 +3 10
Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 6 2 3 1 9 8 +1 9
Germany Bayer Leverkusen 6 2 1 3 11 14 −3 7
England Manchester United 6 2 1 3 9 10 −1 7
Real Sociedad Spain 3–2 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
Matviyenko Goal 15' (o.g.)
Guridi Goal 32'
Bautista Goal 38'
Report Miranyan Goal 8'
Kovalenko Goal 87'
Campus Realzale Gazteak (Zubieta Facilities), San Sebastián
Referee: Laurent Kopriwa (Luxembourg)
Manchester United England 4–3 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
Wilson Goal 4'89' (pen.)
Pearson Goal 10'
Pereira Goal 71'
Report Brasnic Goal 27'29'
Wagener Goal 61'

Bayer Leverkusen Germany 1–5 Spain Real Sociedad
Lapeña Goal 6' (o.g.) Report Bautista Goal 15'21'
Gorosabel Goal 61'
Capilla Goal 76' (pen.)
Merquelanz Goal 83'
Ulrich Haberland Stadion, Leverkusen
Attendance: 552
Referee: Sebastian Colţescu (Romania)
Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine 2–1 England Manchester United
Grimshaw Goal 3' (o.g.)
Zubkov Goal 87'
Report Wilson Goal 76'

Bayer Leverkusen Germany 1–2 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
Gibaldi Goal 59' Report Adamenko Goal 48'
Boryachuk Goal 51'
Ulrich Haberland Stadion, Leverkusen
Attendance: 503
Manchester United England 0–1 Spain Real Sociedad
Report Odriozola Goal 4'

Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine 2–2 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
Heine Goal 19' (o.g.)
Kovalenko Goal 59'
Report Wagener Goal 90+1'
Rother Goal 90+4'
Referee: Michael Tykgaard (Denmark)
Real Sociedad Spain 0–2 England Manchester United
Report Wilson Goal 11'
Rothwell Goal 56'
Campus Realzale Gazteak(Zubieta Facilities), San Sebastián

Bayer Leverkusen Germany 3–1 England Manchester United
Brasnic Goal 18'
Barendt Goal 29'
Cigaņiks Goal 90+3'
Report Wilson Goal 49' (pen.)
Ulrich Haberland Stadion, Leverkusen
Attendance: 300
Referee: Igor Pristovnik (Croatia)
Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine 0–0 Spain Real Sociedad
Report

Manchester United England 1–1 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
Fletcher Goal 86' Report Zinchenko Goal 77'
Referee: Thorvaldur Árnason (Iceland)
Real Sociedad Spain 0–1 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
Report Tarantino Goal 51' (o.g.)
Campus Realzale Gazteak(Zubieta Facilities), San Sebastián
Attendance: 400

Group B

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Spain Real Madrid 6 3 2 1 16 8 +8 11
Denmark Copenhagen 6 2 4 0 11 9 +2 10
Italy Juventus 6 2 2 2 14 13 +1 8
Turkey Galatasaray 6 0 2 4 5 16 −11 2
Galatasaray Turkey 1–1 Spain Real Madrid
Taș Goal 15' Report Narváez Goal 16'
Avcılar Belediye Stadyumu, Istanbul
Referee: Lasha Silagava (Georgia)
Copenhagen Denmark 2–2 Italy Juventus
Marin Goal 12' (o.g.)
Wohlgemuth Goal 90+4' (pen.)
Report García Goal 26'
Sakor Goal 62'

Juventus Italy 3–1 Turkey Galatasaray
Bnou Marzouk Goal 48'
Gerbaudo Goal 65'
Soumah Goal 79'
Report Orhan Goal 74'
Real Madrid Spain 1–1 Denmark Copenhagen
Fran Rodríguez Goal 45' Report Nielsen Goal 63'

Galatasaray Turkey 0–1 Denmark Copenhagen
Report Kartal Goal 58' (o.g.)
Avcılar Belediye Stadyumu, Istanbul
Referee: Andreas Pappas (Greece)
Real Madrid Spain 6–2 Italy Juventus
Narváez Goal 15'34'52'85' (pen.)
Fran Rodríguez Goal 38'
Javi Muñoz Goal 80'
Report Buenacasa Goal 75'
Soumah Goal 78'

Juventus Italy 0–2 Spain Real Madrid
Report Javi Muñoz Goal 36'
Felipe Sáez Goal 90+2'
Referee: Petr Ardeleanu (Czech Republic)
Copenhagen Denmark 2–2 Turkey Galatasaray
Finnbogason Goal 29'
Nordam Goal 61'
Report Taş Goal 18'
Coşkun Goal 76'
Attendance: 798
Referee: Tore Hansen (Norway)

Juventus Italy 2–2 Denmark Copenhagen
Soumah Goal 38'
Gerbaudo Goal 80'
Report Nordam Goal 34'
Felfel Goal 51'
Referee: Kevin Azzopardi (Malta)
Real Madrid Spain 4–1 Turkey Galatasaray
Cedrés Goal 15'
Fran Rodríguez Goal 25'
Javi Muñoz Goal 30'
Cerro Goal 54'
Report Ergün Goal 79'
Referee: Danilo Grujić (Serbia)

Galatasaray Turkey 0–5 Italy Juventus
Report Soumah Goal 15'
Bnou Marzouk Goal 64'76'78'
Donis Goal 72'
Avcılar Belediye Stadyumu, Istanbul
Copenhagen Denmark 3–2 Spain Real Madrid
Felfel Goal 17'
Wohlgemuth Goal 69' (pen.)
Mathisen Goal 72'
Report Felipe Sáez Goal 42'
Legaz Goal 59'
Frederiksberg Idrætspark, Frederiksberg
Attendance: 1,852

Group C

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Portugal Benfica 6 4 2 0 15 5 +10 14
France Paris Saint-Germain 6 1 4 1 5 7 −2 7
Belgium Anderlecht 6 1 2 3 8 13 −5 5
Greece Olympiacos 6 0 4 2 3 6 −3 4
Benfica Portugal 3–0 Belgium Anderlecht
Rochinha Goal 45+1'
N. Santos Goal 60'
Gomes Goal 90+3'
Report
Olympiacos Greece 0–0 France Paris Saint-Germain
Report
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov (Bulgaria)

Paris Saint-Germain France 1–4 Portugal Benfica
Augustin Goal 57' Report Rochinha Goal 41'
João Nunes Goal 48'
Baldé Goal 52'
Pereira Goal 89'
Stade de Montbauron, Versailles
Anderlecht Belgium 4–2 Greece Olympiacos
Kawaya Goal 37'
Leya Goal 43'48'61'
Report Vergos Goal 40'
Garefalakis Goal 86'
Stade Fallon, Brussels

Benfica Portugal 0–0 Greece Olympiacos
Report
Referee: Laurent Kopriwa (Luxembourg)
Anderlecht Belgium 0–1 France Paris Saint-Germain
Report Coman Goal 20' (pen.)
Van Roy Stadium, Denderleeuw
Referee: Dennis Antamo (Finland)

Paris Saint-Germain France 1–1 Belgium Anderlecht
Augustin Goal 16' Report Kawaya Goal 23'
Stade de Montbauron, Versailles
Referee: Alexander Harkam (Austria)
Olympiacos Greece 0–1 Portugal Benfica
Report Guedes Goal 70'
Referee: Ioannis Anastasiou (Cyprus)

Paris Saint-Germain France 1–1 Greece Olympiacos
Bambock Goal 56' (pen.) Report Psychogyios Goal 82'
Stade de Montbauron, Versailles
Referee: Nikola Dabanović (Montenegro)
Anderlecht Belgium 3–6 Portugal Benfica
Kawaya Goal 3'
Bourard Goal 11'
Leya Goal 78'
Report Rochinha Goal 23'25'28'
Pereira Goal 66'
Baldé Goal 76'90+4'
Van Roy Stadium, Denderleeuw

Benfica Portugal 1–1 France Paris Saint-Germain
Guedes Goal 14' Report Augustin Goal 90+3'
Olympiacos Greece 0–0 Belgium Anderlecht
Report
Referee: Suren Baliyan (Armenia)

Group D

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Russia CSKA Moscow 6 4 1 1 13 4 +9 13
England Manchester City 6 3 2 1 15 4 +11 11
Germany Bayern Munich 6 3 1 2 10 10 0 10
Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň 6 0 0 6 2 22 −20 0
Viktoria Plzeň Czech Republic 1–4 England Manchester City
Kratochvíl Goal 51' Report Bytyqi Goal 10'
Lopes Goal 31'63'
Cole Goal 54'
Training Center of FC Viktoria Plzeň, Plzeň
Bayern Munich Germany 0–2 Russia CSKA Moscow
Report Georgiyevsky Goal 64'
Borzykh Goal 88'
Sportpark Heimstetten, Heimstetten
Attendance: 500
Referee: Jovan Kaludjerović (Montenegro)

CSKA Moscow Russia 5–0 Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň
Litvinov Goal 2'39'
Georgiyevsky Goal 30'83'
Yefremov Goal 42'
Report
Oktyabr Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 100
Referee: Yaroslav Kozyk (Ukraine)
Manchester City England 6–0 Germany Bayern Munich
Denayer Goal 6'
Lopes Goal 13'21'64' (pen.)
Glendon Goal 61'
Cole Goal 72'
Report
Attendance: 1,487

CSKA Moscow Russia 1–1 England Manchester City
Gordiyenko Goal 80' Report Cole Goal 73'
Oktyabr Stadium, Moscow
Referee: Eiko Saar (Estonia)
Bayern Munich Germany 4–0 Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň
Markoutz Goal 11'
Hingerl Goal 25'41'
Hägler Goal 89' (pen.)
Report

Viktoria Plzeň Czech Republic 1–4 Germany Bayern Munich
Ruml Goal 60' Report Seferings Goal 8'11'71'
Gaudino Goal 18' (pen.)
Training Center of FC Viktoria Plzeň, Plzeň
Referee: Ádám Németh (Hungary)
Manchester City England 1–2 Russia CSKA Moscow
Fofana Goal 21' Report Golovin Goal 66'
Chernov Goal 78'
Referee: Robert Rogers (Republic of Ireland)

CSKA Moscow Russia 1–2 Germany Bayern Munich
Golovin Goal 2' (pen.) Report Eberwein Goal 56'
Hägler Goal 79' (pen.)
Oktyabr Stadium, Moscow
Manchester City England 3–0 Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň
Cole Goal 22'25'
Pozo Goal 81'
Report
Referee: Petur Reinert (Faroe Islands)

Viktoria Plzeň Czech Republic 0–2 Russia CSKA Moscow
Report Georgiyevsky Goal 8'67'
Training Center of FC Viktoria Plzeň, Plzeň
Bayern Munich Germany 0–0 England Manchester City
Report

Group E

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
England Chelsea 6 6 0 0 18 1 +17 18
Germany Schalke 04 6 3 1 2 14 5 +9 10
Romania Steaua București 6 1 2 3 5 15 −10 5
Switzerland Basel 6 0 1 5 4 20 −16 1
Chelsea England 4–0 Switzerland Basel
Kadoic Goal 20' (o.g.)
Swift Goal 27'
Feruz Goal 67'
Kiwomya Goal 88'
Report
Attendance: 100
Referee: Sándor Andó-Szabó (Hungary)
Schalke 04 Germany 3–0 Romania Steaua București
Koseler Goal 16'
Omerbašić Goal 57'
Multhaup Goal 79'
Report
Attendance: 500
Referee: Gerhard Grobelnik (Austria)

Steaua București Romania 0–4 England Chelsea
Report Swift Goal 27'79'
Kiwomya Goal 51'88'
Basel Switzerland 0–5 Germany Schalke 04
Report Omerbašić Goal 11'
Pick Goal 16'50'
Bodenröder Goal 82'83'
Campus FC Basel 1893, Basel
Attendance: 200
Referee: Michael Johansen (Denmark)

Schalke 04 Germany 0–2 England Chelsea
Report Baker Goal 73' (pen.)
Aké Goal 87'
Attendance: 1,250
Referee: Daniel Stefański (Poland)
Steaua București Romania 1–1 Switzerland Basel
Târnovan Goal 53' Report Al. Ajeti Goal 38'
Attendance: 150
Referee: Anatolii Zhabchenko (Ukraine)

Basel Switzerland 1–3 Romania Steaua București
Manzambi Goal 43' Report Mitriță Goal 62'
Grădinaru Goal 82'90+2'
Campus FC Basel 1893, Basel
Attendance: 100
Referee: Gunnar Jarl Jónsson (Iceland)
Chelsea England 1–0 Germany Schalke 04
Baker Goal 17' Report
Referee: Mervyn Smyth (Northern Ireland)

Basel Switzerland 1–2 England Chelsea
Kamber Goal 90+2' (pen.) Report Baker Goal 60'
Swift Goal 63'
Campus FC Basel 1893, Basel
Attendance: 150
Referee: Oleksandr Derdo (Ukraine)
Steaua București Romania 1–1 Germany Schalke 04
Grădinaru Goal 2' Report L. Sané Goal 26'
Referee: Dejan Jakimovski (Macedonia)

Chelsea England 5–0 Romania Steaua București
Swift Goal 3'
Feruz Goal 22'30'
Kiwomya Goal 40'
Gnahore Goal 60'
Report
Schalke 04 Germany 5–1 Switzerland Basel
Koseler Goal 7'
Pick Goal 17'87'
Albrecht Goal 56' (o.g.)
Bodenröder Goal 71'
Report Sulejmani Goal 32'
Attendance: 100
Referee: Aleksandrs Anufrijevs (Latvia)

Group F

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
England Arsenal 6 2 3 1 12 7 +5 9
Italy Napoli 6 3 0 3 8 9 −1 9
Germany Borussia Dortmund 6 2 2 2 10 10 0 8
France Marseille 6 2 1 3 10 14 −4 7
Marseille France 1–4 England Arsenal
Iliev Goal 76' (o.g.) Report Iwobi Goal 7'
Gnabry Goal 55'61'
Jebb Goal 78'
Stade Marcel Cerdan, Carnoux-en-Provence
Attendance: 397
Referee: Wim Smet (Belgium)
Napoli Italy 1–0 Germany Borussia Dortmund
Tutino Goal 16' (pen.) Report
Stadio Augusto Bisceglia, Aversa
Referee: Damir Batinić (Croatia)

Borussia Dortmund Germany 5–2 France Marseille
Knystock Goal 14'
Greshake Goal 21'
Yildiz Goal 62'73'
Dudziak Goal 84'
Report Guirassy Goal 68'87'
Attendance: 400
Referee: Thoroddur Hjaltalin (Iceland)
Arsenal England 4–1 Italy Napoli
Akpom Goal 38' (pen.)79'
Lipman Goal 51'53'
Report Rubino Goal 67'

Marseille France 2–1 Italy Napoli
Dubois Goal 82'
Guirassy Goal 88'
Report Palmiero Goal 10'
Stade Marcel Cerdan, Carnoux-en-Provence
Attendance: 448
Arsenal England 0–0 Germany Borussia Dortmund
Report

Napoli Italy 2–0 France Marseille
Tutino Goal 40'60' (pen.) Report
Stadio Augusto Bisceglia, Aversa
Referee: Enea Jorgji (Albania)
Borussia Dortmund Germany 2–2 England Arsenal
Gümüştaş Goal 42'
Weber Goal 47'
Report Lipman Goal 28'
Toral Goal 36'
Montanhydraulik-Stadion, Holzwickede

Arsenal England 1–1 France Marseille
Olsson Goal 39' (pen.) Report Kisaku Goal 35'
Attendance: 529
Borussia Dortmund Germany 2–1 Italy Napoli
Kurt Goal 75'78' Report Tutino Goal 53'
Montanhydraulik-Stadion, Holzwickede
Referee: Elmir Pilav (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Marseille France 4–1 Germany Borussia Dortmund
Porsan-Clemente Goal 41'89'
Lopez Goal 43'
Kisaku Goal 71'
Report Benkarit Goal 88' (pen.)
Stade Marcel Cerdan, Carnoux-en-Provence
Attendance: 253
Referee: Mitja Žganec (Slovenia)
Napoli Italy 2–1 England Arsenal
Rubino Goal 34'
Tutino Goal 70'
Report Akpom Goal 61'
Stadio Augusto Bisceglia, Aversa
Referee: Radu Marian Petrescu (Romania)

Group G

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Spain Atlético Madrid 6 4 1 1 17 14 +3 13
Austria Austria Wien 6 3 2 1 12 6 +6 11
Portugal Porto 6 2 2 2 9 10 −1 8
Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg 6 0 1 5 9 17 −8 1
Austria Wien Austria 3–0 Portugal Porto
Zivotic Goal 26'
Prokop Goal 37'
Michorl Goal 55'
Report
Attendance: 1,148[8]
Referee: Ján Valášek (Slovakia)
Atlético Madrid Spain 4–2 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
Martínez Goal 23'
Jony Goal 35'
Calero Goal 43'
Ivi Goal 69'
Report Simonyan Goal 76' (pen.)
Gasilin Goal 88'
Attendance: 800[9]
Referee: Alexander Kostadinov (Bulgaria)

Zenit Saint Petersburg Russia 0–3 Austria Austria Wien
Report Zivotic Goal 9'
Horvath Goal 61'
Grubeck Goal 72'
Attendance: 800[10]
Referee: Jari Järvinen (Finland)
Porto Portugal 3–1 Spain Atlético Madrid
Silva Goal 8'42'
Graça Goal 26' (pen.)
Report Ivi Goal 90'
Attendance: 410[11]
Referee: Peter Královič (Slovakia)

Austria Wien Austria 3–3 Spain Atlético Madrid
Grubeck Goal 8'
Koglbauer Goal 23'
Michorl Goal 25'
Report Sergi Goal 12'
Widni Goal 69' (o.g.)
Núñez Goal 90+1'
Attendance: 2,462[12]
Referee: Mitja Žganec (Slovenia)
Porto Portugal 2–2 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
Rafael Goal 9'
Silva Goal 38'
Report Osipov Goal 68'
Kubyshkin Goal 90+5'

Zenit Saint Petersburg Russia 1–2 Portugal Porto
Rebenko Goal 30' Report Rafael Goal 47'
Silva Goal 64'
Atlético Madrid Spain 2–1 Austria Austria Wien
Alberto Goal 8'
Martínez Goal 22'
Report Grubeck Goal 3'
Attendance: 450[14]
Referee: Sven Bindels (Luxembourg)

Zenit Saint Petersburg Russia 3–4 Spain Atlético Madrid
Troyanov Goal 27'
Simonyan Goal 36'
Dolgov Goal 45+1'
Report Hernández Goal 14'
Ivi Goal 58'
Núñez Goal 85'88'
Referee: Tornike Gvantseladze (Georgia)
Porto Portugal 0–0 Austria Austria Wien
Report
Attendance: 350[15]
Referee: Michael Tykgaard (Denmark)

Austria Wien Austria 2–1 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
Michorl Goal 17'
Zivotic Goal 70'
Report Dolgov Goal 12'
Attendance: 2,867[16]
Referee: Sergiu Derenov (Moldova)
Atlético Madrid Spain 3–2 Portugal Porto
Hernández Goal 55'69'
Ivi Goal 80'
Report Graça Goal 15'
Verdasca Goal 72'

Group H

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Spain Barcelona 6 5 1 0 20 5 +15 16
Italy Milan 5 2 2 1 10 11 −1 8
Scotland Celtic 6 1 1 4 8 12 −4 4
Netherlands Ajax 5 1 0 4 6 16 −10 3
Barcelona Spain 4–1 Netherlands Ajax
Quintillà Goal 45+3'
El Haddadi Goal 53'74'
Ebwelle Goal 84'
Report Acolatse Goal 19'
Milan Italy 3–1 Scotland Celtic
Pinato Goal 7'50' (pen.)
Tamás Goal 75'
Report Lindsay Goal 43'
Referee: Dumitru Muntean (Moldova)

Celtic Scotland 1–2 Spain Barcelona
Johnstone Goal 52' Report Sanabria Goal 14'83'
Ajax Netherlands 2–3 Italy Milan
Vissers Goal 7'
Van den Boomen Goal 84'
Report Mastalli Goal 52'
Iotti Goal 62'
Rondanini Goal 86'

Milan Italy 2–6 Spain Barcelona
Barišič Goal 16'
Cristante Goal 47'
Report El Haddadi Goal 20'77'
Sanabria Goal 22'72'
Ekpolo Goal 45+1'
Rolón Goal 90+1'
Referee: Alan Mario Sant (Malta)
Celtic Scotland 4–1 Netherlands Ajax
Thomson Goal 32'
Lindsay Goal 35'
Henderson Goal 43'
Kidd Goal 66' (pen.)
Report Findlay Goal 50' (o.g.)

Ajax Netherlands 2–1 Scotland Celtic
El Ghazi Goal 60'88' Report Thomson Goal 29'
Referee: Mads-Kristoffer Kristoffersen (Denmark)
Barcelona Spain 1–1 Italy Milan
Ekpolo Goal 79' Report Cristante Goal 17'
Attendance: 754[17]
Referee: Marco Ferreira (Portugal)

Celtic Scotland 1–1 Italy Milan
McManus Goal 51' Report Pinato Goal 88'
Ajax Netherlands 0–4 Spain Barcelona
Report Moha Goal 2'
Enguene Goal 26'
El Haddadi Goal 70'
Rolón Goal 83'
Referee: Sergejus Slyva (Lithuania)

Barcelona Spain 3–0 Scotland Celtic
Ekpolo Goal 55'
Àlex Goal 77'
Moha Goal 87' (pen.)
Report
Referee: Chris Reisch (Luxembourg)
Milan Italy Cancelled Netherlands Ajax
Report
Referee: Domagoj Vučkov (Croatia)

The match was cancelled due to the refusal of Ajax players to take the field, as they considered the condition of the pitch not sufficient to ensure the safety of the players.[18] The match was irrelevant for the qualification to the knockout phase.

Knockout phase

In the knockout phase, teams played against each other over one match. If scores were level after full-time, the match was decided by penalty shoot-out (no extra time).[3] The mechanism of the draws for each round was as follows:[6]

  • In the draw for the round of 16, the eight group winners were seeded, and the eight group runners-up were unseeded. The seeded teams were drawn against the unseeded teams, with the seeded teams hosting the match. Teams from the same group or the same association could not be drawn against each other.
  • In the draws for the quarter-finals onwards, there were no seedings, and teams from the same group or the same association could be drawn against each other. The draw also decided the home team for each quarter-final, and the "home" team for administrative purposes for each semi-final and final (which were played on neutral ground).

Times up to 29 March 2014 (round of 16 and quarter-finals) were CET (UTC+1), thereafter (semi-finals and final) times were CEST (UTC+2).

Bracket

The draw for the knockout phase was held on 16 December 2013.[19][20][21]

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
               
Russia CSKA Moscow 1
France Paris Saint-Germain 2
France Paris Saint-Germain 0
Spain Real Madrid 1
Spain Real Madrid 2
Italy Napoli 1
Spain Real Madrid 0
Portugal Benfica 4
Spain Atlético Madrid 0
England Manchester City 1
England Manchester City 1
Portugal Benfica 2
Portugal Benfica 4
Austria Austria Wien 1
Portugal Benfica 0
Spain Barcelona 3
England Chelsea 4
Italy Milan 1
England Chelsea 1
Germany Schalke 04 3
Spain Real Sociedad 1
Germany Schalke 04 2
Germany Schalke 04 0
Spain Barcelona 1
Spain Barcelona 4
Denmark Copenhagen 1
Spain Barcelona 4
England Arsenal 2
England Arsenal 3
Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 1

Round of 16

The round of 16 were played on 18, 25 and 26 February 2014.

Barcelona Spain 4–1 Denmark Copenhagen
El Haddadi Goal 26'88'
Rolón Goal 37'
Ekpolo Goal 77' (pen.)
Report Nielsen Goal 16'
Attendance: 821[22]

Chelsea England 4–1 Italy Milan
Baker Goal 44'74'
Boga Goal 53'
Kiwomya Goal 78'
Report Petagna Goal 81'
Attendance: 100
Referee: Peter Královič (Slovakia)

Real Sociedad Spain 1–2 Germany Schalke 04
Sangalli Goal 54' Report Müller Goal 64'
Multhaup Goal 74'
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Jari Järvinen (Finland)

Arsenal England 3–1 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
Toral Goal 24'
Olsson Goal 71' (pen.)
Gnabry Goal 73'
Report Boryachuk Goal 44'
Referee: Robert Rogers (Republic of Ireland)

CSKA Moscow Russia 1–2 France Paris Saint-Germain
Yefremov Goal 49' Report Ongenda Goal 19'
Herve Goal 45+1'
Referee: Enea Jorgji (Albania)

Benfica Portugal 4–1 Austria Austria Wien
Carvalho Goal 52'
Baldé Goal 70'
N. Santos Goal 79'
Guedes Goal 90+2'
Report Kvasina Goal 9'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Nikola Dabanović (Montenegro)

Real Madrid Spain 2–1 Italy Napoli
Javi Muñoz Goal 15'
Febas Goal 90+5'
Report Łasicki Goal 71'
Referee: Andreas Pappas (Greece)

Atlético Madrid Spain 0–1 England Manchester City
Report Cole Goal 25'
Attendance: 900
Referee: Tore Hansen (Norway)

Quarter-finals

The quarter-finals were played on 11, 16 and 18 March 2014.

Paris Saint-Germain France 0–1 Spain Real Madrid
Report Sánchez Goal 72'
Referee: Petr Ardeleanu (Czech Republic)

Chelsea England 1–3 Germany Schalke 04
Swift Goal 65' Report Hedlund Goal 6' (pen.)
Multhaup Goal 44'
Pick Goal 78'

Barcelona Spain 4–2 England Arsenal
El Haddadi Goal 31'
Traoré Goal 50'90'
Kaptoum Goal 88'
Report Gnabry Goal 42'
Akpom Goal 83'
Attendance: 2,040
Referee: Alexander Harkam (Austria)

Manchester City England 1–2 Portugal Benfica
Fofana Goal 12' Report Guedes Goal 74'
Estrela Goal 82'
Referee: Mete Kalkavan (Turkey)

Semi-finals

The semi-finals were played on 11 April 2014 at the Colovray Stadium in Nyon, Switzerland.[4][23]

Real Madrid Spain 0–4 Portugal Benfica
Report Pereira Goal 9'
N. Santos Goal 15' (pen.)17'
Rochinha Goal 56' (pen.)
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Radu Marian Petrescu (Romania)

Schalke 04 Germany 0–1 Spain Barcelona
Report El Haddadi Goal 72'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Paweł Raczkowski (Poland)

Final

The final was played on 14 April 2014 at the Colovray Stadium in Nyon, Switzerland.[4][23]

Benfica Portugal 0–3 Spain Barcelona
Report Rodrigo Goal 9'
El Haddadi Goal 33'88'

Statistics

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