Thomas Mueller claimed a Champions League record Friday as the Germany reject stole the limelight from Robert Lewandowski and Lionel Messi as Bayern Munich routed Barcelona in their Champions League quarter-final.
A merciless Bayern Munich inflicted a humiliating, record defeat on Barcelona on Friday, recording a scarcely believable 8-2 victory in their Champions League quarter-final in Lisbon to leave Lionel Messi forlorn and surely hastening in the end of an era in Catalonia.
Philippe Coutinho put the icing on the cake in Bayern's thumping win over Barca, his ex-team, by assisting Lewandowski to make it 6-2 and scoring to make it 7-2 and 8-2 just seven minutes later.
Alphonse Davies performed on the big stage. He had already done so in the Bundesliga, but now he has done so in the Champions League.
Luis Suarez gave Barca a glimmer of hope when he pulled it back to 2-4 versus Bayern Munich. A great move by the number '9' allowed him to score and once again the German central defender had a bad moment against Barcelona.
Diego Simeone recognised RB Leipzig were the better team after they beat Atlético Madrid 2-1.
Romelu Lukaku has become the first player to score in nine consecutive Europa League games. Check out the Belgian's scoring run for Inter.
Mamelodi Sundowns wasted a second chance within four days to move within one point of South African Premiership leaders Kaizer Chiefs when held 1-1 by Highlands Park Friday.