The Newsroom recaps the Champions League round of 16.
Bayern Munich fight back to earn a spot in the quarter finals
After trailing 2-0 early in the first half, Bayern Munich scored four goals to beat Juventus 4-2 (6-4 aggregate) and progress to the quarter finals of the Champions League. Paul Pogba scored the opener before Juan Cuadrado finished off a counter-attack to double Juventus’ lead. Bundesliga top goalscorer Robert Lewandowski headed home in the 73rd minute to give Bayern Munich hope of a quarter-finals berth. Thomas Muller scored the equaliser for Bayern in the 90th minute, forcing the game into extra time with the scores locked at 2-2 (3-3 aggregate). Thiago Alcântara and Kingsley Coman both scored in extra time for Bayern Munich to book the Germans a spot in the quarter finals.
Barcelona cruise into the quarter finals
After beating Arsenal 2-0 in the first leg, Barcelona continued their dominance, scoring another three goals to thrash Arsenal 5-1 on aggregate. Neymar opened the scoring for Barcelona before Mohamed Elneny pulled one back for the Gunners. Luis Suarez found the net for the 17th time in 14 matches before Lionel Messi rounded off the win. Barcelona are now unbeaten in the 38 games and could be the first team to win back-to-back European Cups in the Champions League era. – Anthony Johnston
Atletico Madrid (8) 0-0 (7) PSV Eindhoven
Manchester City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev
The Champions League quarter final draw takes place on March 18 in Nyon, Switzerland.
Photo of Thomas Muller celebrating his goal from UEFA Champions League’s official Facebook page.