Willian scored a brilliant goal for Chelsea against Barcelona in the first leg at Stamford Bridge and struck the post twice. Douglas Costa, on loan from Bayern Munich, was mightily influential as Juventus staged a sensational comeback against Tottenham at Wembley on Wednesday. Fernandinho is considered to be an absolutely vital player for Pep Guardiola as Manchester City are trying to make history in the Premier League and Europe. And what do all these Brazilians starring in the Champions League...
Which eight clubs will make it through to the Champions League quarterfinals? Here are our writers' predictions.
Juventus, Manchester City, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Manchester United, Roma
Juventus, Manchester City, Liverpool, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Manchester United, Shakhtar Donetsk
Tottenham, Manchester City, Liverpool, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Manchester United, Shakhtar Donetsk
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TOP STORY: Fred in line for Man City move
While the Alexis Sanchez saga dominates the headlines, Manchester City continue to plot the rest of their transfer business for 2018.
There has been speculation that Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred is a leading target for Pep Guardiola's side, and the Manchester...
It is perhaps logical that Manchester City are reportedly interested in signing Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk as a backup and eventual successor to Fernandinho. After all, the Ukrainian champions bought the midfielder in order to replace the City-bound Fernandinho immediately after the star was sold for £34 million in the summer of 2013.
Now, more than four years later, it could be the right time for the 24-year-old Fred to move on to bigger challenges. Fernandinho spent eight seasons in Donetsk,...
The draw for the Champions League round-of-16 has been made, and there's one clash that stands out as Neymar's PSG take on champions Real Madrid. But there are plenty more storylines to follow. Here's what to watch for.
Real Madrid vs. PSG
Real's punishment for finishing second in Group H could hardly have been more severe -- a tie that many would have fancied for this year's final and one that will eliminate one of the tournament's super-favourites in one stroke.
There is not much head-to-head...
The business end of the Champions League starts here. The draw for the round-of-16 has been made, and there's a bunch of intriguing clashes as teams plot their way to the Kiev final on May 26.
Here, correspondents covering the remaining 16 teams give their verdict on the clash awaiting their team in the first knockout round, with Real Madrid vs. Paris Saint-Germain arguably the highlight.
Real Madrid vs. Paris Saint-Germain
Real Madrid will not be happy to have got Paris Saint Germain...