- Chris sobey
Champions League first and second favourites Bayern Munich and Real Madrid qualified for the quarter-finals in impressive fashion last night beating Arsenal 5-1 and Napoli 3-1 respectively, and on aggregate Bayern Munich won 10-2 and Real Madrid won 6-2. Tonights Champions League action is between Barcelona and PSG at the Nou Camp and Dortmund and Benfica at the Westfalenstadion.
Barcelona face the huge task of trying to overcome a 4-0 deficit from the first leg, a feat that no team in Europes premier competition history has ever achieved, but if any team is capable of achieving this Barca is definitely one with the plethora of world class attacking talent they have at their disposal. Dortmund have the easier task of overcoming a 1-0 deficit from the first leg and they should be able to manage this and qualify for the quarter-finals.
Newcastle United maintained their lead at the top of the Championship last night thanks to a 0-0 draw at Reading, nut nearest rivals Brighton got back to winning ways with a 2-0 win bottom club Rotherham and closed the gap on Newcastle to three pointsHuddersfield were the only other team to win in the top-six last night beating Aston Villa 1-0 and surprisingly the seven teams below Huddersfield, Leeds, Reading, Sheffield Wednesday, Fulham Norwich, Preston and Derby County, all drew.