Chelsea manager Frank Lampard admitted a 3-0 thrashing at home to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie was a reality check for how far behind the European elite the Blues now find themselves.
Bayern Munich swept Chelsea aside with ease as two quickfire goals from Serge Gnabry and Robert Lewandowski's long-awaited strike in the knockout stages of the Champions League gave the Germans a commanding 3-0 last 16, first leg win on the road.
Barcelona still have not won a Champions League knockout match in Italy since April 2006 after they were held by Napoli on Tuesday.
Barcelona drew at the San Paolo thanks to a goal from Antoine Griezmann which was created by Sergio Busquets. He put in the pass which left Semedo all on his own and he assisted for the Frenchman.
The defender did not finish the game against Napoli after falling awkwardly after a jump. He injured his ankle and, with the 'Clásico' approaching, Barcelona are in danger.
Serge Gnabry fired Bayern Munich to the brink of the Champions League quarter-finals as the German's double inspired a superb 3-0 rout of Chelsea in the last-16 first leg at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. Robert Lewandowski also got on the scoresheet while Marcos Alonso was sent off for the Blues late on for violent conduct. Jorginho will also be suspended for the second leg for the Blues.
Thomas Muller recently suggested Pep Guardiola overthinks in the Champions League - the Manchester City coach accepts he may be right.
Bayern Munich went ahead against Chelsea after the interval. Serge Gnabry combined with Robert Lewandowski to open the scoring. Three minutes later, he doubled the Bavarians' lead.
Juventus fans should not be prevented from watching their side's Champions League last-16 first leg at Lyon, according to Maurizio Sarri.
Pep Guardiola said Zinedine Zidane's feat of winning three consecutive Champions Leagues will never be repeated as his Manchester City side prepare to face the Frenchman's Real Madrid in the last 16 on Wednesday.
Despite his diminishing role, Leicester City are reportedly thinking about renewing Christian Fuchs' contract, who could be a free agent by this summer if the renewal does not go through.