I remember during the European Championship with the national team we finished first in our group and played against Spain, then Germany and, if we'd beaten Germany, we'd have to play France.
The defending champions drew 1-1 with La Liga giants Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night to secure a place in the Champions League last-16 draw. "We are happy", the Belgian told BT Sport. I think a failure is when you have an objective and you don't reach it, and we knew this could happen, so it is not a failure for us. Simple. Both Manchester clubs and Tottenham are the winners of their groups and the Blues' can't play them in the last 16-stage because clubs from the same country can't face each other in the upcoming stage of the competition.
The German club were unable to cope with fellow big-hitters Tottenham and Real Madrid in their group and were also unable to beat Cypriot side Apoel Nicosia in either of their two ties.
He said: "With five [English] teams to go through to the next round means the level of this league is very high".
We will remind that on Wednesday, December 6, is the only representative of Ukraine Donetsk "Shakhtar" will try to win a ticket to the playoffs of the Champions League: our website holds online text of "Shakhtar" - "Manchester city".
Liverpool (if second): Roma, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Besiktas. From that point onwards it is a free draw so group-stage rematches and any all-Premier League clashes could be back on the agenda from that point onwards.
The draw for the round of 16 takes place at UEFA's headquarters in Nyom in Switzerland on Monday.
With just three points to show from their group campaign, Celtic will go into the Europa League draw unseeded and can therefore face Arsenal in the first knockout round.