Manchester United and Manchester City will dismantle the failed 2012 European football after the Champions League ignominious exit as Basel, Olympique Lyon, Naples and Moscow BARREL grabbed the last four knockout round spots.
The three-time winners and runners-up last year United had only needed a draw in Basel, Switzerland San club. Jakob-Park Stadium to progress from Group C, but slipped to a 2-1 defeat.
So which is used at dinner with the aristocrats of the continents in the second half of the season, the English champions now face the prospect of less healthy and much maligned League of Europe.
City will have at least the company after the leaders of the First League violent blue riband tournament first flirtation with the continent ended in failure despite a 2-0 victory at home to Bayern Monaco has already qualified.
That victory that brought them to 10 points from a group that tried in vain to discourage undoubtedly the world's richest clubs since the Italian side Napoli grabbed second place with a 2-0 win at Villarreal guys blend of Spanish is not the point in writing only.
Of Batefimbi Gomis scored a hat-trick seven minutes for Olympique Lyon, a new record time for the Champions League, as his four goals helped the French club to a 7-1 victory over Dinamo Zagreb man of 10 and the second spot in Group D.
They finished on eight points with Dutch side Ajax, but the 3-0 home defeat by Real Madrid meant the group winners Lyon holds the seven-goal swing in goal difference required.
Russia's CSKA started the night bottom of Group B but their 2-1 victory at already-qualified Stop Milan are meant to accommodate arose after Lille and Trabzonspor have finished a 0-0 draw in France when the victory of the north for both the team would put them in the first knockout round.
Basel has enjoyed one of the greatest nights in their history as the Kingdom has not reached the knockout stage for only the third time in 17 attempts despite being in a comfortable-looking group.
"It's a competition that have never been with Kingdom, it means a lot of games on Sunday (First in the League), this is not ideal but this is our penalty for not qualifying tonight," manager Alex Ferguson has joined the journalists said because he looked forward to the trip on Thursday in the League of Europe.
"Of course we are disappointed, there is no other way you can feel. We had so much possession until the last third of the field. Some of our game up to that point was very good, she has to tell us that our end let down. "