Champions League

Atletico Madrid vs. Bayer Leverkusen Was Beautifully Chaotic

Although it was overshadowed by the 5-3 lunacy that took place in Manchester, Bayer Leverkusen and Atletico Madrid played their own fantastically hilarious game of soccer in Germany Tuesday.

Atletico prevailed 4-2 on goals from Saul Niguez, Antoine Griezmann, Kevin Gameiro and Fernando Torres, but they easily could have had eight or nine. Griezmann probably should have had a hat trick in the first half but was denied by Bernd Leno twice.

Manchester City Comeback To Defeat Monaco In An Eight-Goal Thriller

Free-scoring Monaco met Pep Guardiola’s equally attack-minded Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday, and then all hell broke loose. Fox Sports guaranteed us goals on FS1, and they didn’t lie to us.

Saul Niguez Thinks He's Arjen Robben

In a half dominated by Atletico Madrid, Saul Niguez's goal was unquestionably the highlight. The Atletico midfielder torched his man, cut into the middle on his left foot and rifled the ball into the top corner.

Radamel Falcao Shows Us Why He's Called El Tigre With A Diving Header

It only took Monaco six minutes to respond to Manchester City’s opening goal. Radamel Falcao cashed in with a perfect diving header to even up the score. It was his 14th goal in 15 games across all competitions.

Leroy Sané Weaves Through Monaco Defenders On Manchester City's First Goal

Manchester City and Monaco was low key one of the more exciting matchups in the round of 16 draw. 26 minutes in, Leroy Sane did his best Messi impression, exchanged passes with David Silva and provided a sitter for Raheem Sterling.

Cristiano Ronaldo Has Now Registered More Assists Than Any Player In The History Of The Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t make the headlines following Real Madrid’s 3-1 victory against Napoli Wednesday, those all belonged to Casemiro after his stunning, vital volley, but it was a vintage performance from Real’s No. 7. Whether cropping up on the left or right side of attack, Ronaldo was a constant threat to Napoli’s fullbacks, and his assist to Toni Kroos for Real’s second was sensational.

Bayern Munich Demolished Arsenal Because That's How The UCL Round Of 16 Works

C'mon, y'all knew this was coming. A promising start followed by a catastrophic and frankly hilarious meltdown: this is the Arsenal blueprint, and man, did they follow it against Bayern Munich Wednesday.

Real Madrid Post A Commanding 3-1 Victory Over Napoli

A match between Serie A’s leading scorers, Napoli, and the side with the second-highest total in La Liga, Real Madrid, was always likely to contain fireworks. Wednesday’s first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu didn’t disappoint.

Napoli tried to play their attacking game against the Champions League holders, but Real Madrid were simply a class above Napoli with Diego Maradona watching on.

He Can Pass Too? Lewandowski Sets Up Thiago With Perfect Flick

After netting a perfect header in the 53rd minute, Robert Lewendowski showed off his passing prowess by setting up Thiago on this gorgeous third goal for Bayern Munich:

Casemiro Hits A Spectacular Volley To Put Real Madrid Up 3-1 On Napoli

Napoli have played adventurously at the Santiago Bernabeu, but Real Madrid have shown why they’re the defending champions of this competition by extending their lead to 3-1 thanks to a wonder goal from Casemiro.

The defensive midfielder smashed this effort in the 54th minute to give Real a commanding advantage in the Spanish capital.