Jones' Schalke one of seven teams to advance

[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] American Jermaine Jones started for Schalke 04 in its 3-0 win over Lyon that sent the Gelsenkirchen team through to the to the knockout phase of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday. Defending champion Inter Milan, 2009 champion Barcelona, 2008 champion Manchester United, as well as Tottenham, Valencia and Lyon (by virtue of Benfica's loss) also went through to the final 16.

In his first start for Manchester United in two months, Wayne Rooney scored the late winning goal in the 1-0 win over Rangers at Ibrox that relegated the Scottish champions to the Europa League. (The injured Maurice Edu didn't play for Rangers.)

The second berth in Group D will go to FC Copenhagen or Rubin Kazan. The Russian club stayed alive with a 1-0 win over the Danish team.

Group A
Inter Milan 1 FC Twente 0
Tottenham 3 Werder Bremen 0
P TEAM W-T-L
10 *Tottenham 3-3-1
10 *Inter Milan 3-1-1
5 FC Twente 1-2-2
2 Werder Bremen 0-2-3

Group B
Schalke 04 3 Lyon 0
Hapoel Tel Aviv 3 Benfica 0
P TEAM W-T-L
10 *Schalke 04 3-1-1
9 *Lyon 3-0-2
6 Benfica 2-0-3
4 Hapoel Tel Aviv 1-1-3

Group C
Rangers 0 Man. United 1
Valencia 6 Bursaspor 1
P TEAM W-T-L
13 *Man. United 4-1-0
10 *Valencia 3-1-1
5 Rangers 1-2-2
Bursaspor 0-0-5

Group D
Rubin Kazan 1 FC Copenhagen 0
Panathinaikos 0 Barcelona 3
P TEAM W-T-L
11 *Barcelona 3-2-0
7 FC Copenhagen 2-2-1
6 Rubin Kazan 1-3-1
2 Panathinaikos 0-2-3

Group E
Roma 3 Bayern Munich 2
Basel 1 CFR Cluj 0
P TEAM W-T-L
12 *Bayern Munich 4-0-1
9 Roma 3-0-2
6 Basel 2-0-3
3 Cluj 1-0-4

Group F
Spartak Moscow 0 Marseille 3
Chelsea 2 Zilina 1
P TEAM W-T-L
15 *Chelsea 5-0-0
9 *Marseille 3-0-2
6 Spartak Moscow 2-0-3
0 Zilina 0-0-5

Group G
Ajax 0 Real Madrid 4
Auxerre 0 AC Milan 2
P TEAM W-T-L
13 *Real Madrid 4-10
8 *AC Milan 2-2-1
4 Ajax 1-1-3
3 Auxerre 1-0-4

Group H
Braga  2 Arsenal 0
Partizan 0 Shakhtar Donetsk 3
P TEAM W-T-L
12 Shakhtar Donetsk 4-0-1
9 Arsenal 3-0-2
9 Braga 3-0-2
0 Partizan Belgrade 0-5-1

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