Previous
Liverpool
Bayern Munich
12:00 PM UTC
Leg 1
Game Details
Lyon
Barcelona
12:00 PM UTC
Leg 1
Game Details
Next

Gerard Pique, Carles Alena the standouts as Barcelona hold off Valladolid

Although Barcelona claimed yet another victory, Alejandro Moreno explains how a better team than Real Valladolid can give them big problems ahead.

BARCELONA, Spain -- Lionel Messi scored one penalty and missed a second as Barcelona beat Real Valladolid 1-0 at Camp Nou on Saturday.

Messi scored the only goal of the game just before half-time, firing home from 12 yards after Gerard Pique was fouled by Michel.

Barca had the chance to add a second goal late on after Philippe Coutinho drew another penalty but Messi saw his spot kick saved by former teammate Jordi Masip.

Positives

After three draws in a row -- two in the league and one in the...

 By Shaka Hislop

Power Rankings: Man City stay on top as Juve, PSG climb, Barcelona fall

Shaka Hislop reveals his latest power rankings which see Manchester City keep hold of the top spot and Manchester United drop out.
Craig Burley breaks down how Manchester City were able to stretch N'Golo Kane, Ross Barkley and Jorghino, allowing their star play makers to run rampant.

Manchester City remained on top of the heap after torching Chelsea, while Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain climbed up this week's edition of Shaka Hislop's Power Rankings.

Dropping out: PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United

Agree? Disagree? Let us know, and watch Shaka defend his picks on ESPN FC TV.

ESPN FC  By ESPN

ESPN FC writers' Champions League round-of-16 predictions

France legend Frank Leboeuf joins ESPN FC to talk the ramifications for PSG should they fail to progress in the Champions League for yet another season.
Bayern Munich great Bastian Schweinsteiger throws his support behind Niko Kovac and tells ESPN FC they can get back to the Champions League final this season.

Which eight clubs will make it through to the Champions League quarterfinals? Here are our writers' predictions.

UEFA Champions League 2018-19 round of 16 draw
The lineup is set for the Champions League Round of 16.

Gab Marcotti

Man United, Roma, Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool, Barcelona, Juventus, Man City

Mark Ogden

Man United, Roma, Real Madrid, Tottenham, Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Man City

Graham Hunter

Man United, Porto, Real Madrid, Tottenham, Liverpool, Barcelona, Juventus, Man City

Raphael Honigstein

PSG, Porto, Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool, Barcelona,...

By the numbers: Chelsea suffer biggest defeat since 1991, Sergio Aguero levels with Alan Shearer

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 3-1 to climb up to second in La Liga, and are now -- aided by Barcelona's 0-0 draw at Athletic Bilbao -- just six points off the top. Juventus beat Sassuolo 3-0 -- Cristiano Ronaldo with a goal and an assist -- to go nine points clear of second-placed Napoli. Manchester United continued on their merry way with a 3-0 win at Fulham to climb into the top 4 for the first time since the opening day of the Premier League season, while Liverpool eased the pressure threatening...

Barcelona saved by 9/10 Ter Stegen in Bilbao as Suarez struggles

Barcelona were held scoreless in Bilbao, but still lead second-place Real Madrid by six points atop the La Liga table.
With Real Madrid back in the picture, the ESPN FC crew assess the chances Barcelona will relinquish their six-point advantage.

Barcelona dropped points for the second league game in a row when they were held to a 0-0 draw at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

The Liga leaders were second best for large parts of the game at San Mames but left with a point thanks to two stunning saves from Marc-Andre ter Stegen, who denied Markel Susaeta and Inaki Williams. The hosts finished the game with 10 men after Oscar de Marcos was sent off in second-half stoppage time.

Barca remain top of the league by six points, but Real Madrid are their...

Transfer Talk: Man United, Chelsea circling for Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho

The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is closed, but click here for all the deals and keep track of who has joined the big boys. And Transfer Talk will continue to scour the world's media and set correspondents loose to see what's on the agenda for the summer.

TOP STORY: Coutinho to return to England?

Philippe Coutinho's teammates have been rallying around the "sad" Brazilian star, but speculation continues to grow about his long-term future.

Sport is reporting that Coutinho's colleagues...