The Catalans and Bayern Munich both secured their places in the knockout draw and demonstrated once again why they are surely the best teams in Europe just now with Bayern Munich crushing Olympiakos 4-0 at the Allianz Arena.
     
Barcelona discovered they had qualified from Group E before they had even kicked a ball at the Camp Nou, the 1-1 draw between BATE Borisov and Bayer Leverkusen in Belarus ensuring their passage.
     
Fresh from crushing eternal rivals Real Madrid 4-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu at the weekend, they then produced a performance that the Italians could not live with to secure top spot in the section.
    
Suarez struck just before the interval with a sweet volley and the rout continued in the second half as Neymar, Suarez and Messi all combined to give Gerard Pique a tap-in.
    
Neymar and Suarez then helped tee up Messi to get his second and Barca's fifth on the hour and Adriano crashed in the sixth after Neymar's penalty had been saved by Wojciech Szczesny.

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