Although this isn’t enough to qualify for the knock out stage, Club Brugge finished 3rd in their group. This is enough for them to progress to the group stage of the Europa League. They are the first Belgian club to do so this season. Standard de Liège and KRC Genk can also qualify for the knock-out stage of the Europa League depending on the result of their Europa League group stage games on Thursday.
Although Club Brugge will be more than satisfied with a draw against a club with the reputation of Atletico, they could have taken all three had their Brazilian substitute Perez not wasted what was an excellent chance.
Both with 13 points, Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid finished first and second respectively in Club Brugge’s group (Group A) and qualify for the knock-out stage.