However, in Rome, Roma got the job done as they recorded a lone goal win over Qarabag. "We have to play against the big teams if we want to be the champions".
The Black Eagles beat Red Bull Leipzig 2-1 in Germany to keep their unbeaten record in Group G intact.
If goals were the big story of the group, then one record goes against the grain.
Kylian Mbappé pulled a goal back early in the second half, but Tolisso then netted the winner for Bayern in the 69th minute. In fact, there is a 44% chance that Chelsea will be facing a trip to Catalunya. Liverpool, Sevilla and Spartak Moscow could all still top Group E. Juventus and Basel also completed their passage to the next round, joining Barcelona, Besiktas, Manchester City, Tottenham, Manchester United, PSG and Roma who qualified as group winners, and Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Juventus and Basel as runners up.
"I wouldn't say it was a failure, because we knew this could happen".