Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are set to resume their annual battle for the Ballon d'Or after both were named in the list of 30 nominees for the 2016 award on Monday.
Lionel Messi scored a hat trick in a sensational display as Barcelona beat Manchester City 4-0 at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.
Bayern Munich won for the first time in four games as Joshua Kimmich's scoring run continued in a 4-1 success over PSV Eindhoven.
Angel Di Maria scored his first goal of the season to put Paris St Germain on course for a 3-0 Champions League win over Basel.
A Mesut Ozil hat trick spearheaded Arsenal's 6-0 Champions League demolition of Ludogorets at the Emirates Stadium.
Yannick Carrasco scored the only goal of the game as Atletico Madrid maintained their 100 percent record in Champions League Group D with a 1-0 win at Rostov.
Celtic's Champions League aspirations were blown apart by Borussia Monchengladbach, who were more than worth their 2-0 win at Parkhead.
Under-fire Dynamo Kiev boss Sergei Rebrov saw his side suffer a 2-0 home defeat to Benfica to leave their Champions League hopes in tatters.
Vincent Aboubakar's header four minutes from time earned Besiktas victory at Napoli as the Turkish side edged a Champions League thriller 3-2.
Juan Cuadrado snatched victory for 10-men Juventus with the only goal in Lyon but the Italians had inspirational goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to thank for keeping them top of Group H.
Riyad Mahrez fired Leicester to the brink of the Champions League knockout stages after a 1-0 victory over FC Copenhagen.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang set Borussia Dortmund on their way to a 2-1 win in Lisbon against Champions League rivals Sporting at Estadio Jose Alvalade to keep them top of Group F.
Bayer Leverkusen and Tottenham Hotspur shared the spoils in a goalless draw at the BayArena that saw both sides come within a whisker of finding the all-important breakthrough.
Sevilla took a step closer to the Champions League knockout stages as Samir Nasri scored the only goal of a 1-0 win at Dinamo Zagreb.
Andre Silva's 90th-minute penalty snatched a 2-1 Champions League win for Porto at Club Brugge.
Bernardo Silva netted a late equaliser as Monaco left CSKA Moscow with a 1-1 draw after on-loan forward Lacina Traore looked to have got the better of his parent club.
Real Madrid continued their resurgence with a 5-1 win over Legia Warsaw at the Bernabeu.
Atletico Madrid took a major step towards the last 16 of the Champions League with a 1-0 win over German champions Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon.
Gerard Pique claimed the winner as Barcelona came from behind to beat Borussia Monchengladbach and claim a second successive victory in Group C of the Champions League.
Edinson Cavani scored twice as Paris St Germain secured their first win of this season's Champions League with a 3-1 victory against Ludogorets.
Theo Walcott's purple-patch continued as he scored a first-half brace in Arsenal's Champions League victory over Basle at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night.
Manchester City came from behind three times to draw 3-3 with Celtic in a breathtaking Champions League encounter at Parkhead.
Napoli scored three times inside eight second-half minutes as they beat Benfica 4-2 to record a second successive victory in Group B of the Champions League.
Wissam Ben Yedder's second-half goal gave Sevilla a 1-0 home win over Lyon in Champions League Group H on Tuesday.
Sporting Lisbon are up and running in the Champions League after defeating Legia Warsaw 2-0 at the Estadio Jose Alvalade.
An excellent shot deep into second-half stoppage from Kamil Glik rescued a 1-1 draw for Monaco at home to Bayer Leverkusen.
Miralem Pjanic scored one and set up another for Gonzalo Higuain before Paulo Dybala's scorcher as Juventus conquered Dinamo Zagreb 4-0.
Son Heung-Min scored a crucial goal for Tottenham Hotspur as they came out 1-0 winners against CSKA Moscow in Champions League Group E.
Andre Schurrle scored three minutes from time to help Borussia Dortmund salvage a late 2-2 draw at home against Real Madrid in Champions League Group F on Tuesday.
Islam Slimani was the hero as Leicester made it two wins out of two in the Champions League by beating Porto 1-0 at the King Power Stadium.
Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals after extra time to lift the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday.
AEK Athens and PAOK Thessaloniki gave Greek football fans plenty to cheer about as both clubs reached the Champions League playoff round and joined three former winners of Europe's elite club competition on Tuesday.
Odsonne Edouard scored a brace to help Celtic to a 3-1 victory in the first-leg of their Champions League second round qualifying tie with Rosenborg in Glasgow.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes Mo Salah is likely to miss the World Cup after leaving the Champions League final injured in the first half.
Gareth Bale said he wants to be playing every week -- which "has not happened this season" -- after leading Real Madrid to the Champions League trophy in Saturday's 3-1 win over Liverpool.
Cristiano Ronaldo cast doubt over his future with Real Madrid after they won the Champions League for the third consecutive season on Saturday in a 3-1 win over Liverpool.
Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 to win the Champions League for a third successive season thanks to a spectacular two-goal substitute appearance from Gareth Bale and a performance to forget for Loris Karius.
Liverpool set up a repeat of their 1981 meeting against Real Madrid despite a first Champions League defeat of the season at the Stadio Olimpico.
Two goals from Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid advance to their third straight Champions League final 4-3 on aggregate after a scintillating 2-2 draw with Bayern Munich in the second leg of their last-four clash on Tuesday.
Real Madrid will be firm favourites to reach another Champions League final after winning 2-1 away to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their semifinal.
Liverpool scored five but conceded two late goals as Roma gave themselves a glimmer of hope in a 5-2 defeat at Anfield after the home side had swept into a huge lead.
Liverpool will face Roma in the semifinals of the Champions League later this month as they continue their attempt to win it for the first time since 2005.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored an injury-time penalty to book Real Madrid's place in the Champions League semifinals after losing the second leg 3-1, but winning the tie 4-3 on aggregate.
Bayern Munich are through to the Champions League semifinals for the seventh time in nine years after a 0-0 draw in their quarterfinal second leg with Sevilla.
Barcelona suffered a shock Champions League defeat at the hands of Roma, losing 3-0 in their quarterfinal second leg at the Stadio Olimpico to go out 4-4 on aggregate thanks to an away goal for the Serie A side in the first leg.
Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino scored second-half goals as Liverpool won 2-1 at Manchester City to reach the Champions League semifinals 5-1 on aggregate.
A pair of own goals helped Barcelona take a major step toward the Champions League semifinals with a 4-1 win over Roma at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.
Liverpool drew significant first blood in their all-English Champions League quarterfinal as Manchester City were blown away in 45 minutes in a raucous 3-0 Anfield defeat.
Bayern Munich fought back from a goal down to beat Sevilla 2-1 in their Champions League quarterfinal first leg on Tuesday night at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a spectacular brace to hand Real Madrid a 3-0 victory over Juventus in their Champions League quarterfinal first leg on Tuesday.
Liverpool face Manchester City in an all-English Champions League quarterfinal after the draw in Switzerland on Friday.
Two goals from Lionel Messi -- one the fastest of his career and the other his 100th in the Champions League -- helped Barcelona beat Chelsea 3-0 at the Camp Nou and advance to the quarterfinals 4-1 on aggregate.
Bayern Munich coasted into the quarterfinals of the Champions League with a 3-1 win over Besiktas in Istanbul to complete an 8-1 aggregate win.
A second-half strike from Edin Dzeko sent Roma into the quarterfinals of the Champions League with a 1-0 home victory against 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk.
Sevilla are through to the Champions League quarterfinals after beating Manchester United 2-1 in their second leg at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.
Manchester City slipped to their first home defeat since December 2016 as Basel won the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie 2-1.
Two goals in under three second-half minutes saw Juventus come back from 1-0 down to knock Tottenham Hotspur out of the Champions League, with a 2-1 win at Wembley putting them through to the quarterfinals 4-3 on aggregate.
Liverpool eased into the quarterfinals of the Champions League for the first time in nine years with no great alarm in a lifeless goalless draw at home to Porto.
Holders Real Madrid eased into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 2-1 win at 10-man Paris Saint-Germain.
David De Gea's exceptional display saved Manchester United's blushes as Jose Mourinho's men somehow escaped with a goalless draw from a match dominated by Sevilla.