Manchester City got their Champions League bid back on track on Wednesday, coming from behind to beat CSKA Moscow 2-1 in testing conditions in the Russian capital. Sergio Aguero scored twice. (All AP and AFP images)
Stefan Kiessling scored twice as clinical Bayer Leverkusen defeated Shakhtar Donetsk 4-0 to leapfrog the Ukrainian side in Group A of the Champions League.
Manchester United ground out a tight 1-0 win over Real Sociedad at Old Trafford to move closer to a place in the Champions League knockout phase. The decisive goal between the teams came within moments of kick-off, Inigo Martinez scoring an own goal after the excellent Wayne Rooney had struck the post.
Franck Ribery scored twice as defending champion Bayern Munich thrashed Viktoria Plzen 5-0 on Wednesday to take a big step toward the Champions League knockout stage.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored four goals, from the simple to the sublime, to lead Paris Saint-Germain to a 5-0 rout of Anderlecht, their third consecutive victory in Group C of the Champions League.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid all but secured their place in the Champions League last 16 with a 2-1 win over Juventus at the Santiago Bernabeu.