England hangs on to four Champions League spots as Bayern win

SoccerBy Kevin Palmer
Kingsley Coman among the Bayern goal scorers
Kingsley Coman among the Bayern goal scorers

England's Premier League is assured of four places in next season's Champions League after Juventus were sensationally knocked-out of the competition by a rampant Bayern Munich.

The Serie A leaders - and last year's beaten finalists - thought they had done enough to eliminate Bayern in their own Allianz Arena thanks to first-half goals from Paul Pogba and Juan Cuadrado.

But Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller struck after the break to send the game into extra time, and Juve's race was run when Thiago Alcantara and Kingsley Coman earned Bayern a 4-2 win.

Bayern coach Pep Guardiola will now watch Friday's draw with interest as he looks to avoid former employers Barcelona and future paymasters Manchester City, with Real Madrid and Paris St Germain also lurking.

The result sparked wild scenes of celebrations among Bayern's players, with Thomas Muller leading the party as he got hold of a loud speaker:

Here are the teams that will do battle in this season's Champions League: