Last night the Champions League group stages continued and while there were some enticing games, the teams who were expected to win did.
Week two of the UEFA Champions League group stages has begun and the first night of fixtures has produced brilliant football.
The much anticipated UEFA Champions League returned on Tuesday night and did so with a bang. The opening night had it all from upsets, VAR controversy to history being made. It was certainly not a disappointing opening night for football fans.
One Thomas Cook flight full of Tottenham Hotspur fans was due to depart London early morning ready for their showdown with Liverpool in the Champions League final later that day. The flight was then rescheduled and due to land just 45 mins before kick-off.
It was an all London affair in the Europa League Final in Baku, as Chelsea took on Arsenal at the Olympic Stadium.
On Tuesday night the second legs of the Quarter-finals kicked off and ended in surprising fashion. For Ajax it was a night to remember while for Manchester United it was one to forget.
On Wednesday night the Champions League quarter-finals continued with some of the biggest teams in the world on display. It was a dramatic night of football that has made us look forward to the second legs next week.
On Tuesday night the Champions League resumed with the first legs of the quarterfinals taking place. There was an all-out English affair with Tottenham Hotspur taking on Manchester City. The other game on the night consisted of Liverpool who simply outplayed Portuguese outfit Porto.
The Premier League title race appears to be going down to the wire with Manchester City and Liverpool head and shoulders above the rest. The two teams have been neck and neck all season with either side fighting for the title.
With there only being eight games remaining of the Premier League season the race for Champions League places are heating up. There just four points separating third and sixth place making the final two Champions League spots anyone’s for the taking.