Arsenal could not make the impossible possible on Wednesday night as Barcelona's renowned triumvirate all scored to knock the Gunners out of the Champions League at the Nou Camp.
Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich completed an impressive Champions League comeback over 120 minutes to reach the quarter-finals at the expense of Juventus.
Atletico Madrid came through a tense penalty shootout to advance past PSV Eindhoven in their Champions League last-16 encounter.
Manchester City lost defenders Vincent Kompany and Nicolas Otamendi to injury as they limped into the Champions League quarterfinals after a dull goalless draw against Dynamo Kiev.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent Chelsea of the Champions League as Paris Saint-Germain claimed a 2-1 round-of-16 second-leg win at Stamford Bridge.
Late goals from Nicolas Gaitan and Talisca sent Benfica into the Champions League quarterfinals following a 3-1 aggregate victory over Zenit St Petersburg.
Real Madrid made Roma pay for wasted opportunities as they secured a place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the sixth season in a row with a 2-0 win at the Bernabeu.
Wolfsburg booked their expected place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in their history as Andre Schurrle's late goal earned them an unconvincing 1-0 home win over Gent.
Manchester City produced one of their best performances of the season to seize the advantage in their Champions League last-16 tie with a superb 3-1 win at Dynamo Kiev.
PSV Eindhoven survived the dismissal of Gaston Pereiro to hold Atletico Madrid to a goalless Champions League draw at the Philips Stadion.
Barcelona took the advantage over Arsenal in their round of 16 clash at the Emirates on Tuesday night as they won 2-0 thanks to two goals from Lionel Messi.
Juventus came from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Bayern Munich.
Real Madrid beat Roma 2-0 in their Champions League last-16 first leg at the Stadio Olimpico, with away goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Jese giving them the upper hand.
Gent gave themselves a Champions League lifeline with two late goals in a 3-2 home defeat against Wolfsburg.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Edinson Cavani scored as Paris Saint-Germain took a 2-1 advantage over Chelsea in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash on Tuesday.
Benfica have a slender 1-0 advantage over Zenit St Petersburg after Oliveira Jonas' injury-time goal at the Estadio da Luz.
Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi was awarded the 2015 Ballon d'Or at Monday's gala event in Zurich.
With four players each from Barcelona and Real Madrid, the Spanish giants combined to put eight players on the 2015 FIFPro World XI.
The highlight of the Champions League last-16 draw sees Arsenal take on Barcelona and Juventus take on Bayern Munich.
Jose Mourinho received a slice of luck and another reprieve as Chelsea advanced to the knockout stages of the Champions League as Group G winners with a 2-0 victory over his former club Porto.
Olivier Giroud inspired Arsenal to complete a Champions League group stage comeback as his hat trick at Olympiakos sealed their place in the last 16.
Bayer Leverkusen could not find a winner against Barcelona as their final Champions League Group E match ended 1-1, which saw the German side fail to qualify for the last 16 and drop into the Europa League.
Robert Lewandowski notched a quickfire brace as Bayern Munich rounded off their Champions League Group F fixtures with a 2-0 win at Dinamo Zagreb.
Gent beat Group H winners Zenit St Petersburg 2-1 at Ghelamco Arena to become the first Belgian club to get through to the knockout stages of the Champions League in 15 years.
Gary Neville watched his Valencia team slide into the Europa League after his Mestalla debut saw Lyon claim a 2-0 Champions League victory.
Denys Garmash's goal was enough to give Dynamo Kiev a 1-0 win over Maccabi Tel Aviv and send them through to the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Roma squeezed through to the Champions League last 16 after being held to a 0-0 draw at home by BATE Borisov in their final Group E game.
CSKA Moscow were unable to pull off a shock win over PSV Eindhoven, and United now face the prospect of playing Europa League football in the new year.
Sevilla will try to defend their Europa League crown after a 1-0 home win over Juventus secured them third place in Champions League Group D.
Raheem Sterling celebrated his 21st birthday with a quickfire double to send Manchester City through to the Champions League last 16 as group winners.
Lorenzo Insigne's late winner gave Napoli a deserved 1-0 Champions League victory over Liverpool on Wednesday that saw the Italians move to the top of Group C.
Mauro Icardi took advantage of an error from PSV Eindhoven goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet to gift Inter Milan a 2-1 victory in their Champions League Group B clash on Wednesday.
Borussia Dortmund's blistering start to the season under manager Lucien Favre gathered momentum as the Bundesliga leaders consigned ailing Monaco to a 3-0 defeat in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Antoine Griezmann had a goal in each half -- including the 8,000th Champions League goal -- and Koke also scored in added time to lead Atletico Madrid to a 3-1 win over Club Brugge on Wednesday.
A second-half header by Moussa Marega gave Porto a 1-0 Champions League win over Galatasaray at home on Wednesday.
Lionel Messi scored twice and powered Barcelona to a 4-2 win against Tottenham in Champions League Group B at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday night.
United States international Weston McKennie's late header gave Schalke a 1-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow in the Champions League on Wednesday as they continued to recover from a poor start to the season.
Neymar scored his second Champions League hat trick as Paris Saint-Germain rolled to a 6-1 victory over Red Star Belgrade in a Champions League group-stage game at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday.
Roma's Edin Dzeko was again the tormentor for Viktoria Plzen as he scored a hat trick in a 5-0 Champions League Group G win for the Italian side on Tuesday.
Manchester United's dismal run of form continued as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Valencia in a drab Champions League clash at Old Trafford.
Lyon produced a stirring fightback to claw back two superb goals from Shakhtar Donetsk's Junior Moraes and rescue a 2-2 draw behind closed doors in a thrilling end-to-end contest at their Groupama Stadium on Tuesday.
A depleted Real Madrid suffered a shock 1-0 Champions League defeat at CSKA Moscow on Tuesday, extending a poor run of form for the holders that has left them without a win in three games.
Benfica played the entire second half with 10 men and squandered a two-goal lead before claiming a thrilling 3-2 win away to AEK Athens in Champions League Group E action on Tuesday.
Full-back Noussair Mazraoui earned a youthful Ajax side a 1-1 draw at misfiring Bayern Munich in their Champions League Group E clash at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday.
Paulo Dybala hit a hat-trick as Juventus maintained their 100% record in the Champions League courtesy of a 3-0 win against BSC Young Boys.
David Silva nipped in to secure a late 2-1 victory for Premier League champions Manchester City at Hoffenheim.
Cristiano Ronaldo's Champions League debut for Juventus lasted only 29 minutes as he was red-carded but the Italians began their Group H campaign impressively with a 2-0 victory at Valencia on Wednesday.
Paul Pogba scored two first-half goals as Manchester United spoiled Young Boys' first appearance in the group stage of the Champions League by cruising to a comfortable 3-0 victory at the Stade de Suisse on Wednesday.
Manchester City looked far from potential Champions League winners as they fell to a surprise 2-1 loss at home to Olympique Lyonnais on Wednesday with a flat performance that leaves them with plenty of work to do to progress from Group F.
CSKA Moscow salvaged a 2-2 draw with Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League on Wednesday after a penalty deep in stoppage time.
Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches had a goal and an assist in his return to Benfica in a 2-0 victory on Wednesday.
Real Madrid rode goals from Isco and Gareth Bale to a 3-0 win against Roma in their Champions League Group G opener at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.
The youngest coach in Champions League history drew his debut game Wednesday as Hoffenheim's match at Shakhtar Donetsk finished 2-2.
Nicolas Tagliafico scored two second-half goals as Ajax marked their return to the Champions League group stages with a 3-0 victory over AEK Athens on Wednesday.
A stoppage-time goal from Roberto Firmino gave Liverpool a 3-2 win over Paris Saint-Germain on a dramatic Champions League night at Anfield.
Red Star Belgrade ground out a 0-0 home draw against Napoli on the Serbian side's Champions League debut as their goalkeeper Milan Borjan made a flurry of telling saves in a pulsating Group C clash on Tuesday.
Borussia Dortmund's United States forward Christian Pulisic came off the bench to grab a late goal for a 1-0 Champions League Group A victory over Club Brugge on Tuesday.
Atletico Madrid battled their way back from a goal down to pull off a confidence-boosting 2-1 win at AS Monaco in Champions League Group A on Tuesday, with a defiant response to their troubling start to the domestic season.
Inter Milan scored two late goals as they came from 1-0 down to beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in a dramatic Champions League clash at the San Siro.
Lionel Messi scored a record-setting hat trick as Barcelona opened their Champions League campaign in Group B with an impressive 4-0 win against PSV Eindhoven at the Camp Nou.