Sporting beat Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday at 10 3-1 to clinch his place in the knockout stages of the Champions League and eliminate their opponents.
Pedro Gonçalves scored two goals in the first half -time to put the Portuguese on track to move up from Group C, based on their record-setting head-to-head against Dortmund. The playmaker pounced on a poor clearance from Nico Schulz to score the first, then went knocked on the house just outside the surface.
Visitors , deprived of injured striker Erling Braut Haaland, saw Emre Can sent off 16 minutes from time after an altercation with Pedro Porro. Gonçalves had the chance to seal his hat trick from the penalty spot but Dortmund goalkeeper Gregor Kobel turned it down, only for Porro to regain the rebound.
Donyell Malen scored a late consolation for the German side, which will now move on to the Europa League. "We are discussing the same mistakes that we keep making, " said Dortmund captain Marco Reus. "Even with 10 [men] we were better than Sporting were. They did little but still won 3-1. It was a terrible evening. We are eliminated and it 's the truth. "
Ajax , who had already secured his last 16 places, won five victories out of five dans Group C coming back from behind to beat Besiktas 2-1 in Turkey. Rachid Ghezzal gave the hosts the advantage from the penalty spot but Sebastien Haller came off the bench to score two goals, bringing his total in the competition to nine this season.
Real Madrid sealed their place in the last 16 by winning 3-0 away from Sheriff Tiraspol. David Alaba gave the visitors advantage on a deflected free kick in the 30th minute and Toni Kroos doubled his lead on the halftime stroke with a fine shot that took off the bar.
Karim Benzema brought the score to 3-0 alongside Carlo Ancelotti with a sublime effort from the edge of the penalty area, before Adama Traore and Sebastien Thill came closer for the hosts, who stunned Real with a 2-1 win at the Bernabeu in September but now have to settle for aplace in the Europa League.
This result also means that Internazionale reached the last 16 for the first time since 2011-12 , after Edin Dzeko 's quick brace won a 2-0 home victory over Shakhtar Donetsk . The Bosnian swept the house after 61 minutes to give Inter a deserved lead at San Siro after being frustrated with two disallowed goals and a series of missed chances. Dzeko then led a cross from Ivan Perisic to secure the victory; Inter will travel to the Bernabeu for their last group game with the first place in Group D to be won.
In Group A, RB Leipzig sealed third place and Europa League football with a 5-0 victory at Club Brugge . Emil Forsberg and Christopher Nkunku both scored two goals as Leipzig scored four in the first half.
In the Europa League, Spartak Moscow defeated Napoli 2-1 thanks to two goals from striker Aleksandr Sobolev - a result that leaves the Group C wide open ahead of Leicester's match against Legia Warsaw. Sobolev gave Spartak the lead with a third-minute penalty in the midst of snow in Moscow, and made it 2-0 with a header in second post in the 28th minute. Eljif Elmas headed a goal in the second half, and Spartak goalkeeper Aleksandr Selikhov made several saves to prevent the visitors from leveling.
Spartak lead the group with seven points, edging Napoli in a head-to-head record. Legia have six points, with Leicester at the bottom with five points, but Brendan Rodgers' side can take the lead with a home win on Thursday.