Juventus are well-placed to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League for the first time since 2003 after Arturo Vidal's penalty sealed a 1-0 first-leg victory over Monaco in Turin.
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.
Manchester United will face Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League round of 16, while Liverpool have been drawn against Bayern Munich.
Manchester City battled back to winning ways, coming from a goal down to overwhelm Hoffenheim 2-1 in the Champions League with a brilliant Leroy Sane double that ensured they progressed to the last-16 as winners of Group F on Wednesday.
Manchester United endured an undignified end to their topsy-turvy Champions League group stage campaign by losing 2-1 at already-eliminated Valencia on Wednesday and missing their chance of topping Group H.
Olympique Lyonnais earned the point they required to book their place in the Champions League last 16 but needed Nabil Fekir's equaliser 20 minutes into the second half to salvage a 1-1 draw away to Shakhtar Donetsk.
Two goals from striker Guillaume Hoarau led Young Boys to a shock 2-1 Champions League win over already-qualified Juventus on Wednesday to hand the Serie A side their first away defeat in a competitive match for over a year.
Striker Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich sealed top spot in Group E following a thrilling 3-3 Champions League draw at Ajax in which both sides ended with 10 men.
Benfica finished its Champions League campaign with a 1-0 win over AEK Athens on Wednesday.
Real Madrid suffered their heaviest ever home defeat in Europe on Wednesday when the already-qualified Spaniards were thumped 3-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu by CSKA Moscow in the Champions League.
Viktoria Plzen beat struggling Roma 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday to earn a Europa League spot.
Tottenham Hotspur made it into the round of 16 of the Champions League, coming from behind to grab a 1-1 draw at Barcelona on Tuesday which saw them finish second in Group B at the expense of Inter Milan.
Paris Saint-Germain reached the round of 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday thanks to an inspired performance by their three-pronged attack of Neymar, Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe in a 4-1 win at Red Star Belgrade.
Inter Milan were knocked out of the Champions League after they could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Group B's bottom club PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday to finish third behind Tottenham Hotspur.
Mohamed Salah's first-half strike gave Liverpool a 1-0 win over Napoli in Champions League Group C action on Tuesday.
An under-strength Borussia Dortmund deepened AS Monaco's season-long misery on Tuesday with a 2-0 away victory that ensured they finished top of Champions League Group A ahead of Atletico Madrid.
Atletico Madrid were denied top place in Group A of the Champions League on Tuesday after a goalless draw away at Club Brugge in Belgium meant they finished second behind Borussia Dortmund.
Alessandro Schoepf's stoppage time goal gave Schalke 04 a 1-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow in Champions League Group D action on Tuesday.
Porto struggled to a 3-2 away victory over Galatasaray in their final Champions League group match on Tuesday but the Turks stayed third in Group D and secured a spot in the Europa League's round of 32.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has ended the Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi stranglehold on the Ballon d'Or.
Two first-half goals gave Paris Saint-Germain a crucial 2-1 Champions League home win over Liverpool, putting them in a great position to qualify and leaving Jurgen Klopp's side, finalists last season, in danger of elimination.
Napoli swept aside Red Star Belgrade with a typically entertaining performance as two goals from Dries Mertens helped them to a 3-1 win over the former European champions in their Champions League match on Wednesday.
Borussia Dortmund booked their spot in the Champions League knockout stage with a game to spare after a goalless draw against visitors Club Brugge in Group A on Wednesday.
Christian Eriksen kept Tottenham Hotspur's hopes of reaching the round of 16 in the Champions League alive when he came off the bench to score a late winner in his side's 1-0 victory over Inter Milan at Wembley on Wednesday.
Lionel Messi scored an excellent individual goal and laid on another as Barcelona beat PSV Eindhoven 2-1 to secure top spot in Champions League Group B on Wednesday.
Atletico Madrid clinched their place in the Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday by beating AS Monaco 2-0 at home while also ensuring that Thierry Henry's hapless visitors will now even miss out on qualification for the Europa League.
A goal in each half was enough for Lokomotiv Moscow to earn a 2-0 win over Galatasaray in Champions League Group D on Wednesday, ending Galatasaray's hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages and sending both Porto and Schalke through.
Juventus clinched a place in the Champions League knockout stages when a brilliant Cristiano Ronaldo assist set up Mario Mandzukic to give them a 1-0 win over Valencia on Tuesday.
Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini struck a controversial stoppage-time winner to bring blessed relief to Old Trafford after a laboured 1-0 win over Young Boys edged them into the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday.
Manchester City progressed to the knockout stages of the Champions League after twice coming from behind to draw 2-2 with Olympique Lyonnais in Group F on Tuesday.
Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben and Robert Lewandowski scored two goals each as the German champions demolished Benfica 5-1 on Tuesday to reach the Champions League round of 16 and lift some of the pressure off boss Niko Kovac.
Real Madrid secured first place in Champions League Group G with 2-0 victory over Roma at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday although the Italians are also through to round of 16.