Chelsea made it to the Champions League round of 16 after beating Rennes 2-1 on Tuesday evening.
Olivier Giroud scored a late winner for the Blues to climb the top spot in Group E with 10 points.
Callum Hudson Odoi found the back of the net in the 22nd minute but Rennes got an equalizer from Sehrou Guirassy’s unchallenged 85th minute header.
Chelsea had a penalty appeal in the second half after Tammy Abraham appeared to be brought down by Gerzino Nyamsi but the referee instead awarded a free kick to Rennes.
In Group G, a Messi-less Barcelona cruised past Dynamo Kiev.
MessI and Frenkie de Jong were rested for the fixture to allow six new players into the starting XI against the Ukrainian side.
But their presence was not missed as Sergino Dest, Martin Braithwaite’s brace and Antoine Griezmann’s goal ensured Barca continued their perfect run in the competition.
Cristiano Ronaldo fantastically scored in Juventus’ 2-1 win over Hungarian club Ferencvaros to equal Messi’s record in Champions League.
Ronaldo levelled the game for Juve after Myrto Uzuni’s 19th minute effort put Ferencvaros in the lead.
And just as the game was heading for a draw, Alvaro Morata struck at stoppage time to give the Old Lady a well deserved win.
Juventus is now chasing Barcelona who are the top of Group G with 9 points.
Manchester United lead Group H with 9 points after beating Turkish champions Istanbul Basaksehir 4-1.
A brace from Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford’s penalty and Daniel James’ stoppage time goal gave United a comfortable win against the Turkish visitors.
It was the first time United had led by three goals at half-time in a Champions League game at Old Trafford since Roma were routed 7-1 in April 2007.
Paris Saint-Germain still trail behind United in Group H despite defeating RB Leipzig 1-0 from Neymar’s first half penalty.
The Brazilian scored his first goal in six matches in the competition after Angel di Maria had been fouled.
Julian Nagelsmann’s side rallied but some wasteful finishing prevented them from equalising.
Leipzig drop to third in the group and are three points behind leaders Manchester United with two games left.