Keeper Jan Oblak was Atletico Madrid's hero as he denied city neighbours Real a priceless away goal in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal showdown.
Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid have been drawn to play each other in the quarterfinals of the Champions League in a repeat of last season's final.
Carlos Tevez scored two and set up another as Juventus cruised into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 3-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund.
Lionel Messi and Barcelona turned on the style to dump Manchester City and their inspired goalkeeper Joe Hart out of the Champions League.
Arsenal won 2-0 in Monaco in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 clash but couldn't recover from defeat at the Emirates three weeks ago, going out on away goals after drawing 3-3 on aggregate.
Atletico Madrid reached the quarterfinals of the Champions League following a 3-2 penalty shoot-out victory over Bayer Leverkusen, after a 1-1 aggregate draw at the Vicente Calderon on Tuesday night.
Chelsea were eliminated from the Champions League on Wednesday night as 10-man Paris St Germain twice came from behind to win an ill-tempered last-16 tie on away goals at Stamford Bridge.
Thomas Muller scored twice as Bayern Munich took advantage of an early red card to hammer Shakhtar Donetsk 7-0 and sail into the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League.
Champions League title-holders Real Madrid survived a scare as they scraped into the quarterfinals 5-4 on aggregate despite a first home defeat in the tournament since April 2011.
Porto eased into the Champions League quarterfinals with a comfortable 4-0 win over Swiss side Basel in the second leg of their last-16 clash.
Former Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov returned to haunt Arsenal as Monaco secured a 3-1 win in the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie at the Emirates Stadium.
Atletico Madrid have a mountain to climb if they are to qualify for the Champions League quarterfinals after they endured a night to forget at Bayer Leverkusen.
Juventus claimed a 2-1 advantage after the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie against Borussia Dortmund.
Luis Suarez struck twice on his return to England as Barcelona taught Manchester City another Champions League lesson with a 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium.
Cristiano Ronaldo returned to goal-scoring form and Marcelo was also on target as holders Real Madrid opened their Champions League last-16 tie with a 2-0 win at Schalke.
Danilo was on target with a second-half penalty as Porto struck back for a 1-1 draw against Basel in the last-16 first-leg Champions League clash at St. Jakob-Park on Wednesday evening.
Stubborn resistance and a Branislav Ivanovic header earned Chelsea a 1-1 draw in the Champions League last-16 first leg with Paris St Germain at Parc des Princes.
Xabi Alonso saw his 100th Champions League appearance ended prematurely, although his red card did not cost Bayern Munich as they secured a goalless draw against Shakhtar Donetsk.
Cristiano Ronaldo is officially the world's best player for the second straight year, as he received the 2014 Ballon d'Or on Monday night.
All three players shortlisted for the FIFA Ballon d'Or award were selected by their peers for the 2014 FIFPro World XI team.
Germany manager Joachim Low wins FIFA World Coach of the Year award after leading the team to the World Cup in Brazil in 2014.
Real Madrid landed their fourth title of the year by recording their 22nd straight victory to win the Club World Cup.
Manchester City will face Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League for a second year running following Monday's draw at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.
Samir Nasri and Pablo Zabaleta struck in the second half as Manchester City reached the Champions League knockout stage with a brilliant 2-0 win at Roma.
Barcelona avenged their September defeat in the French capital by beating Paris St Germain 3-1 at Camp Nou to claim top spot in Champions League Group F.
CSKA Moscow's Champions League and indeed their European campaign ended with a 3-0 defeat to Group E winners Bayern Munich.
Serious Champions League business begins for Chelsea in February after Jose Mourinho's men completed their unbeaten Group G campaign with a 3-1 win over Sporting Lisbon.
Max Meyer secured Schalke's progression to the last 16 of the Champions League as his goal sealed a 1-0 win at Maribor in Group G on Wednesday night.
Athletic Bilbao secured a place in the Europa League after two second-half goals saw them home 2-0 against Champions League Group H opponents BATE Borisov at San Mames.
Lasse Schone scored a double as Ajax booked their place in the Europa League with a comprehensive 4-0 win over APOEL Nicosia in Champions League Group F on Wednesday night.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning first Champions League goal for Juventus but former club Manchester United fought back for a 2-1 win in Turin.
Real Madrid took a huge step towards clinching a spot in the Champions League knockout stage on Wednesday with a 5-0 rout of Viktoria Plzen as Karim Benzema scored two of four first-half goals for the Spanish giants.
Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski scored once in each half to give his team a 2-0 victory over AEK Athens in the Champions League on Wednesday that put them two points clear at the top of Group E with two matches left.
Gabriel Jesus hit a hat-trick, including two penalties, as Manchester City marched closer to the knockout stage of the Champions League after crushing Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday.
Ajax Amsterdam goalkeeper Andre Onana went from villain to hero as the Dutch side drew 1-1 at Benfica on Wednesday, gifting the hosts the lead before making a brilliant save with the last kick of the game to rescue a point.
Hoffenheim kept their slim hopes of extending their Champions League season afloat on Wednesday when they came back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with only 10 men at a rain-sodden Olympique Lyonnais.
Valencia's Carlos Soler had a hand in all three goals as they beat Young Boys 3-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, boosting their last-16 hopes with their first home win of the season.
AS Roma put themselves on the brink of a place in the Champions League knockout stage when Lorenzo Pellegrini's first goal in the competition gave them a 2-1 win at 10-man CSKA Moscow on Wednesday.
Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain battled to a 1-1 draw in their Champions League match on Tuesday as Neymar produced a performance mixed with brilliance and petulance.
Tottenham's Champions League campaign is still alive after two late Harry Kane goals game them a 2-1 win over PSV Eindhoven at Wembley.
Porto all but guaranteed themselves a place in the knockout stage of the Champions League on Tuesday with a 4-1 win over Lokomotiv Moscow, who have yet to register a point in the competition.
Atletico Madrid dominated a toothless Borussia Dortmund to win 2-0 in their Champions League Group A match on Tuesday, exacting some revenge for last month's heavy loss in Germany and snapping their opponents' unbeaten run this season.
Barcelona qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League on Tuesday after a compelling 1-1 draw away to Inter Milan as a late leveller from Mauro Icardi ended the Catalans' perfect record in this season's competition.
Liverpool face an uphill task to qualify for the knockout rounds of the Champions League after suffering a 2-0 defeat away to Red Star Belgrade.
Club Brugge kept their Champions League hopes alive on Tuesday with a crushing 4-0 win over AS Monaco that extended coach Thierry Henry's winless start in the principality to five games.
Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool cruised to a 4-0 win over Red Star Belgrade in Champions League Group C action on Wednesday night.
Barcelona came through their first test without the injured Lionel Messi, earning a convincing 2-0 win at home to Inter Milan to take control of Champions League Group B on Wednesday.
Porto recovered from a shaky start to beat Lokomotiv Moscow 3-1 on Wednesday, with Mexico internationals Hector Herrera and Jesus Corona on the scoresheet.
Galatasaray missed the chance to overtake Schalke in the Champions League Group D standings as they were held to a 0-0 draw by the German side on Wednesday.
Big-spending Paris Saint-Germain avoided a defeat that could have derailed their Champions League campaign when Angel Di Maria curled in a delightful stoppage-time equaliser to rescue a 2-2 draw at home to Napoli on Wednesday.
Borussia Dortmund cruised past Atletico Madrid 4-0 in their Champions League match on Wednesday with two goals from substitute Raphael Guerreiro helping propel them to the top of Group A.
Monaco earned the first point of their disappointing Champions League campaign on Wednesday in their first European outing under Thierry Henry but their 1-1 draw at Club Brugge still left both sides with little chance of making the knockout stages.
Captain Luuk de Jong struck a late equaliser for PSV Eindhoven as they drew 2-2 with Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday, a result that did little for either side's Champions League ambitions.
An impressive Juventus beat Manchester United 1-0 at Old Trafford on Tuesday to take command of Champions League Group H with a maximum nine points from three games and demonstrate just how far Jose Mourinho's side are from Europe's elite.
Manchester City began to pull their weight like proper Champions League heavyweights when they became the first English team to win at Shakhtar Donetsk in European competition with a 3-0 win in their group F match in Kharkiv on Tuesday.
Hoffenheim's Joelinton scored in stoppage time to give the German club a dramatic 3-3 draw against Olympique Lyon in a rollecoaster Champions League Group F match on Tuesday.
AS Roma's Edin Dzeko drew level with Barcelona's Lionel Messi at the top of this season's Champions League scoring charts as the Italians set the pace in Group G with a 3-0 win over CSKA Moscow at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday.
Real Madrid held onto a 2-1 win over Viktoria Plzen in Champions League Group G action on Tuesday.
Noussair Mazraoui scored an injury-time winner as Ajax claimed what could be a vital 1-0 win over Benfica in their Champions League Group E clash at the Johan Cruyff Arena on Tuesday.
Champions League debutants Young Boys scored their first goal and picked up their first ever point in the competition with a deserved 1-1 draw at home to Valencia on Tuesday.