MUNICH: Arturo Vidal gave Bayern Munich a slender 1-0 lead for their Champions League quarter-final return leg at Benfica next week, after hitting the winner just 109 seconds into Tuesday's first leg.
NYON, SWITZERLAND: European champions Barcelona will go up against English Premier League leaders Arsenal in the Champions League last 16 after they were thrown together in Monday's draw.
LONDON: Stuttering Real Madrid lost in the derby as La Liga titleholders Atletico Madrid gained a modicum of revenge for their Champions League final defeat while Manchester United are up and running even if Paris St Germain are yet to hit their stride.
MANCHESTER: Manchester United smashed the British transfer record when they signed Argentina winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for 59.7 million pounds ($98.77 million) on Tuesday.
LONDON: New signing Alexis Sanchez made his first appearance in Arsenal's colours on Saturday but French striker Yaya Sanogo stole the limelight with a four-goal blast in a 5-1 victory over Benfica in the pre-season Emirates Cup.