Joe Hart was hailed by supporters as Manchester City went through the motions to claim their place in the Champions League group stage at Steaua Bucharest's expense.
Roma crashed out of the Champions League before the group stage following two more red cards in a 3-0 home defeat to Porto on Tuesday.
Celtic reached the Champions League group stage for the first time in three years, but only after an enormous scare in Israel.
Celtic's Champions League dream moved closer to reality with a 5-2 win over Hapoel Be'er Sheva at Parkhead but not before the home fans suffered a brief nightmare.
Porto and Roma played out a 1-1 draw in the final qualifying round of the Champions League to set up a tense second meeting on Aug. 23.
Sergio Aguero scored a hat trick as Manchester City made light work of Steaua Bucharest by winning 5-0 in Romania to put one foot in the Champions League group stage.
Dani Carvajal was the hero as he fired Real Madrid to a 3-2 victory in the UEFA Super Cup over 10-man Sevilla with a brilliant extra-time winner.
Pep Guardiola faces a trip to Romania as Manchester City take on Steaua Bucharest in the final qualifying round of the Champions League.
Shakhtar Donetsk, Olympiakos and Fenerbahce all crashed out of the UEFA Champions League in the third qualifying round on Wednesday, while Monaco, Ajax and Celtic got through to the playoff round.
Ireland's Dundalk progressed to the Champions League's playoff stages after a 3-1 aggregate defeat of BATE Borisov -- securing European group-stage football this season.
Leigh Griffiths' 78th minute strike gave Celtic a 1-1 draw against FC Astana and put the Hoops firmly in charge of their Champions League destiny.
Shakhtar Donetsk began their Champions League campaign with a 2-0 win over Young Boys in the third qualifying round on Tuesday.
Celtic put part-time Lincoln Red Imps in their place with a 3-0 Parkhead win that set up a Champions League third-round qualifying meeting with Astana.
Ties are to be played on July 26 or 27 and August 2 or 3.
Brendan Rodgers' first game as Celtic boss ended in a humiliating 1-0 defeat to Gibraltar's Lincoln Red Imps in the first leg of their second round Champions League qualifier on Tuesday.
Real Madrid earned Europe's biggest club trophy for a record 11th time by defeating Atletico Madrid 5-3 on penalties, as the Champions League final finished 1-1 after extra-time on Saturday.
It's a city divided as Real Madrid take on Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final. The San Siro showdown is a repeat of the 2014 final in Lisbon, where Atleti suffered late heartbreak.
A deflected Gareth Bale strike ended Manchester City's Champions League challenge and sent Real Madrid through to face city rivals Atletico in the final.
Atletico Madrid reached their second Champions League final in three years as they knocked out Bayern Munich on away goals despite losing the semifinal second leg 2-1 at the Allianz Arena.
Saul Niguez's first-half solo strike proved enough to hand Atletico Madrid a narrow 1-0 victory over Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal at the Vicente Calderon.
Manchester City survived a late onslaught from a Real Madrid side lacking Cristiano Ronaldo to draw the first leg of their Champions League semifinal 0-0.
Manchester City will take on Real Madrid for a place in the final of the Champions League final, while Bayern Munich face Atletico Madrid.
Antoine Griezmann scored a brace as Atletico Madrid defeated Barcelona 2-0 on Wednesday to eliminate the holders and reach the Champions League semi-finals.
Bayern Munich drew 2-2 with Benfica, as goals from Arturo Vidal and Thomas Muller helped the Bundesliga giants beat their Portuguese opponents 3-2 on aggregate in their Champions League quarterfinal tie.
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola says his side have "bigger problems" than Benfica when it comes to the amound of players they have missing for their Champions League quarterfinal second leg.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone says his players' focus and not the fans' enthusiasm will be key to winning Wednesday's Champions League quarterfinal second leg at home to Barcelona.
Rui Vitoria believes his Benfica side's showing in their Champions League quarterfinal first leg vs. Bayern Munich puts them in a good position to surprise the Bundesliga power on Wednesday in Lisbon.
Manuel Pellegrini believes Manchester City can end a historic season with the Champions League crown after impressively dispatching of Paris St Germain.
Paris St Germain coach Laurent Blanc accepted full responsibility for his team's Champions League exit to Manchester City on Tuesday and said he was angry and disappointed with the outcome.
Cristiano Ronaldo's hat trick sent Real Madrid into the semifinals of the Champions League after the Spanish giants overturned a first-leg deficit in a 3-0 win over Wolfsburg on Tuesday.
Late goals by central defenders Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin earned Atletico Madrid a 2-0 victory over Juventus in their Champions League round-of-16 first leg at the Wanda Metropolitano, amid more video assistant referee (VAR) controversy.
Late goals from Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling gave Manchester City a 3-2 win at Schalke 04 in their Champions League round of 16 first leg on Wednesday that put the English side in the driving seat.
Liverpool and Bayern Munich cancelled each other out to draw 0-0 in the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 clash on a tense night at Anfield.
Barcelona were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw at Olympique Lyonnais in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday as both sides remained unbeaten in this season's competition.
Marco Asensio scored a late winner for Real Madrid in a 2-1 victory at Ajax Amsterdam, who were left to rue a goal disallowed by the video assistant referee (VAR) in their Champions League round-of-16 first leg on Wednesday.
Tottenham Hotspur will take a commanding lead to the Westfalenstadion next month after beating Borussia Dortmund 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 clash at Wembley.
Goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe left Manchester United with a mountain to climb as Paris Saint-Germain won 2-0 at Old Trafford in the Champions League round-of-16 first leg and Paul Pogba was sent off.
Teenager Nicolo Zaniolo scored a quick-fire double to earn AS Roma a 2-1 win against Porto in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday.
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.