EPL Sets Record With 5 Teams In Champions League Knockout Rounds — Is That A Big Deal?

Since the Champions League went from using a second group stage to a 16-team knockout tournament in 2003-04, no league had ever qualified five teams for the knockout rounds — until now. With Liverpool’s 7-0 destruction of Spartak Moscow on Wednesday, the English Premier League officially placed five clubs into the Champions League Round of 16 in what is a remarkable turnaround for the league. Kind of. 

Chelsea's Second Goal Against Qarabag Was A Thing Of Beauty

Chelsea have disappointed this season so far, but against Qarabag Wednesday they had a moment when it all clocked, when everything moved together like parts of a Swiss watch.