Champions League Last 16
Borussia Dortmund failed to book their place in this season's UEFA Champions League quarter finals after slumping to a 3-0 home defeat to Juventus FC that completed a 5-1 aggregate win for the Old Lady
Jürgen Klopp's side were given a warm reception by the sell-out crowd at the Signal Iduna Park, an impressive choreography bringing back memories of Dortmund's triumph over Juventus in the 1997 UEFA Champions League final
Juventus got off to a dream start in North Rhine-Westphalia, however, Carlos Tevez (l.) catching BVB cold with a long-range strike three minutes into the game
Borussia reacted well to that setback, though, Ilkay Gündogan (r.) and Co dominating both pace and rhythm against their Italian opponents, despite clear-cut goalscoring chances proving difficult to come by against a stubborn visiting side
The onus to push forward remained on the home side after the break, but with Marco Reus (l.) and his team-mates throwing bodies forward as the game progressed, Juventus were given space to counter...
...allowing Alvaro Morata to double the guests' advantage before Tevez netted his second of the night after beating BVB on the break to seal victory for the Serie A league leaders
Bayer 04 Leverkusen were denied a place in the last eight of the Champions League after a losing on penalties away to Club Atletico de Madrid, with Ömer Toprak and Co failing to defend their one-goal advantage from the first leg
Chances were at a premium at both ends in the Spanish capital, with Josip Drmic (r.) and Leverkusen largely hoping to beat Atletico on the break...
...but it was the hosts who took the lead at the Estadio Vicente Calderon, Mario Suarez (l.) giving the defending Spanish champions the lead with a deflected effort just before the half-hour mark
The game remained hard-fought after the break, with Hakan Calhanoglu (r.) and Leverkusen enjoying the larger share of possession...
...but with clear-cut goalscoring opportunities remaining difficult to come by for either side, the tense encounter went into extra time
Atletico were the more dominant side in the extra 30 minutes, Antoine Griezmann (r.) missed a golden chance against the deep-lying Leverkusen. With 180 minutes insufficient to separate the two teams, the game went to the lottery of penalties...
...but Hakan Calhanoglu was one of three Leverkusen players to miss his spot-kick as
FC Bayern eased into the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 7-0 victory over Shakhtar Donetsk in the second leg of their last 16 tie
Oleksandr Kucher (c.) was sent off after just three minutes at the Allianz Arena for a professional foul on Mario Götze inside the penalty area...
...and Thomas Müller (r.) made no mistake from the resulting spot-kick, sending the keeper the wrong way to give Bayern an early lead
Jerome Boateng made it 2-0 ten minutes before the interval with his second Champions League strike of the campaign
It was all too easy for the Bundesliga leaders after the restart as Franck Ribery (c.), Müller (r.), Holger Badstuber, Robert Lewandowski and Mario Götze added gloss to the scoreline and seal the Bavarians' place in the last eight
FC Schalke 04 were knocked out of the UEFA Champions League at the last 16 stage, despite an heroic effort against holders Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu in the second leg
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar put the Royal Blues 2-1 up on the night after Christian Fuchs and Cristiano Ronaldo had traded blows early on
The 2014 World Player of the Year (c.) equalised for a second time, however, thereby restoring Real's two-goal aggregate advantage
Karim Benzema looked to have put the tie beyond Schalke with Real's third of the night early in the second half...
...but further goals from Leroy Sane and Huntelaar put Roberto Di Matteo's side 4-3 ahead in the Spanish capital. It wasn't to be for
Roger Schmidt's Leverkusen earned a first-leg advantage over Club Atletico de Madrid at the BayArena after a 1-0 win and an excellent display
The hosts began the game strongly, with Emir Spahic (2nd l.) causing havoc in the box and also hitting the crossbar with a crashing long.range strike
Atletico had their moments in the opening period and Bernd Leno (c.) had to be on his heels to deny Antoine Griezmann (4th l.) and later Tiago (no 5)
The deadlock was finally broken in the second half when Hakan Calhanoglu (2nd r.) collected Karim Bellarabi's neat flick and rifled a shot into the roof of the net
Former FC Bayern forward Mario Mandzukic biggest contribution of the night for Atletico came in front of his own goal, where he made a clearance from Spahic in an otherwise frustrating night for this visitors, with Tiago also seeing red for a second booking late on
Schmidt (l.) and his team will now feel confident of advancing to the quarter-finals of the competition ahead of the return leg in three weeks' time
Alvaro Morata (l.) scored the winner for Juventus but Marco Reus' (r.) goal gives Borussia Dortmund a great chance of progression after their 2-1 defeat in Turin
Mats Hummels (r) was back in the Dortmund starting line-up after missing the Matchday 22 win at VfB Stuttgart
It was a poor start for Borussia, however, as Carlos Tevez (3rd l.) poked in the opening goal after Roman Weidenfeller could only parry a cross
BVB were level moments later, though, as man-of-the-moment Reus capitalised on a defensive slip to calmly fire an equaliser past Gianluigi Buffon (not pictured)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan (no 10) and Co were holding their own in a tense midfield battle...
...but Morata (2nd r.) converted a side-footed finish just before the interval to put the 'Old Lady' back in front
BVB continued to compete well in the second half, but Jürgen Klopp may be relieved to only have a one-goal deficit to overturn in the return leg after Juve created and spurned several good opportunities to extend their lead
Kevin-Prince Boateng's FC Schalke 04 suffered a 2-0 defeat at home to Real Madrid CF in their UEFA Champions League Round-of-16 first leg, despite a encouraging display at the Veltins Arena
Despite being on the back foot for the most part, the Royal Blues set themselves up well to frustrate the reigning champions and diligently went about their defensive duties
Schalke weren't without their sights of goal and Dennis Aogo (front) had the Bundesliga side's first chance, seeing his 25-yard free-kick denied by the Real bulwark...
...before Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (l.) forced the visitors' custodian Iker Casillas to make a save at full stretch with the hosts best chance in the opening 45 minutes (© Imago)
However, it was Real Madrid who took the lead at the Veltins Arena with Cristiano Ronaldo (c.) nodding former Bayer 04 Leverkusen right-back Dani Carvajal's fine cross over Schalke's third-choice goalkeeper Timon Wellenreuther
Substitute Felix Platte (r.), who replaced the injured Huntelaar in the Schalke attack before the interval, hit the bar in the second half on his Champions League debut...
...but again it was Real who found the net, Marcelo's (l.) right-footed strike from the edge of the box giving the defending champions a 2-0 advantage going into the second leg
Boasting three changes from the side which had beaten Hamburger SV so convincingly on Matchday 21, FC Bayern München began well against FC Shakhtar Donetsk in their Round of 16 first leg tie
However, Bastian Schweinsteiger's (l.) miss after two minutes was followed by Thomas Müller and Arjen Robben squandering presentable opportunities...
...and although Robben (2 l.) was a constant threat, Bayern struggled to break down the resilient Ukrainians' defence as the first half progressed
Pep Guardiola's side's evening got tougher after 65 minutes when Xabi Alonso (3 l.) was dismissed for a second bookable offence on his 100th Champions League appearance...
...leaving the Catalan tactician pondering how to approach a second leg in the Allianz Arena with everything left to play for