Champions League: Barça goes down... and out?
AC Milan heated up the Champions League last sixteen tonight in Italy with a 2-0 win over Barcelona while in Turkey, Galatasaray was held at home one apiece by Schalke 04. Will the last eight have three German teams, two Italian, one Spanish, one French and one Portuguese? Which ones?
Schalke, Bayern Munich, Dortmund, AC Milan, Juventus, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, FC Porto. That is the probable answer to the question Who will make the quarter-finals of the Champions League 2012-2013, after tonight's games, the last of the first leg.
AC Milan beat Barcelona FC with goals from Boateng (57) and Muntari (81). In Turkey, Burak Yilmaz scored for Galatasaray on 12' and Jermaine Jones answered for Schalke 04 before half-time on 45'.
Round of 16, first leg
Wednesday 20 February
AC Milan (Italy) 2 Barcelona (Spain) 0
Boateng (57) and Muntari (81)
Galatasaray (Turkey) 1 Schalke 04 (Germany) 1
Burak Yilmaz, 12 Jermaine Jones, 45
Tuesday 19 February
FC Porto (Portugal) 1 Málaga (Spain) 0
João Moutinho, 56
Arsenal (England) 1 Bayern Munich (Germany) 3
Lukas Podolski, 55 Toni Kroos 7, Thomas Muller 21, Mario Mandzukic 77
Tuesday 12 February
Celtic (Scotland) 0 Juventus (Italy) 3
Matri, 3; Marchisio, 77; Vucinic, 83
Valencia 1 Paris Saint-Germain 2
Rami, 90 Lavezzi, 10; Pastore, 43
Wednesday 13 February
Real Madrid (Spain) 1 Manchester United (England) 1
Ronaldo 30 Welbeck 20
Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine) 2 Borussia Dortmund (Germany) 2
Srna, 31 Lewandowski, 41; Hummels, 87
D. Costa 68
The return legs will be played between March 5 - 13
March 5: Manchester United v. Real Madrid; Dortmund v. Shakhtar Donetsk
March 6: PSG v. Valencia; Juventus v. Celtic
March 12: Schalke v. Galatasaray; Barcelona v. AC Milan
March 13: Malaga v. FC Porto; Bayern Munich v. Arsenal FC