The Champions League group stage concludes this week with a host of issues still to be resolved.
Lionel Messi marked his 700th appearance for Barcelona in eventful fashion with a goal, two assists and a booking for diving in a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde wants his side to rise above the constant wave of expectations as they aim to beat Borussia Dortmund and reach the Champions League knockout stages.
Marco Reus headed in a stoppage-time equaliser as Borussia Dortmund recovered from three goals down to draw at home to Bundesliga bottom side Paderborn.
Hansi Flick looks set to continue in his role as Bayern Munich caretaker coach after masterminding a 4-0 win over rivals Borussia Dortmund.
Robert Lewandowski continued his astonishing run of goalscoring form with a brace in a thumping 4-0 win over Borussia Dortmund as Hansi Flick celebrated his second win in four days since taking over as caretaker coach.
German giants Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund clash on Saturday in Der Klassiker.
Bayern Munich’s interim boss Hans-Dieter Flick faces the highly anticipated ‘Der Klassiker’ clash with Borussia Dortmund in only his second game in charge.
Chelsea’s see-saw thriller against Ajax finished 4-4 after VAR ruled out a late winner for Frank Lampard’s side.
Borussia Dortmund were held to a goalless draw by Schalke in Saturday’s Revierderby clash in Gelsenkirchen.