Paris Saint Germain may have their Champions League dream vanished after suffering a disappointing 3-1 home defeat from Barcelona, but without some of their main players it was a result which is far from surprising.
Lyon have the chance to temporarily get themselves back into the top of French Ligue 1 standing if they can pick up maximum points against Bastia.
Noting that their main rival, Paris Saint-Germain won't be playing yet this round, Lyon surely keen on securing that top spot and provide more pressure on Laurent Blanc's men.
Real Madrid are set to face another tough challenge in their Champions League campaign with a battle against city rival, Atletico Madrid.
Keen on improving their poor record this season against Simeone's men, Ancelotti is hoping that Gareth Bale, who was rested in previous league tie, will make an important contribution just like he did in last season's Champions League final.
Another high tension encounter set to occur in Champions League quarter final tie when Atletico Madrid face up against their city rival, Real Madrid.
Both teams have met six times already this season and Atletico have the upper hand, but that situation isn't giving much insurance for Los Rojiblancos' head coach, Diego Simeone, who is expecting a different kind of contest.
Atlético Madrid's Champions League campaign will be facing a stern test when they're being paired with city rival, Real Madrid for the upcoming Quarterfinals round.
Although it's being talked about a lot by the media, Atletico's head coach, Diego Simeone, stated that his not thinking about that match as just yet.
Another exciting Champions League phase set to produce plenty entertainment for football lovers, especially with two big match involving three Spanish teams.
Defending champion, Real Madrid are gearing up for another meeting with their city rival, Atletico Madrid, which was the final of last season's UCL.
Atletico Madrid secured their passage into the next round of UEFA Champions League after a dramatic penalty shoot out victory over their rival, Bayer Leverkusen.
The Spanish side's success brought a delight for their head coach, Diego Simeone, noting that it was a very difficult and tight battle.
Just as it was expected, Barcelona confirming their passage into the Quarter final of UEFA Champions League after eliminating English champions, Manchester City.
The Catalan side won their second leg tie 1-0 making it 3-1 in total aggregate from those two meetings.
Successfully eliminating former Champions League runners up, Borussia Dortmund after a convincing second leg win on Wednesday, Juventus are now waiting for their upcoming opponent.
Completely dominating Dortmund in two leg, Juve's boss, Massimiliano Allegri is getting more confident with his side's strength as he even welcomes difficult drawing against the top four European teams.
Spanish giant, Barcelona are preparing for the second leg of their Champions League tie against Manchester City this midweek and the Catalan side are looking to secure their ticket into the next round.
French side, Paris Saint-Germain proved their worth in Europe after eliminating of of this season's favorite, Chelsea in an intense battle at Stamford Bridge.
That success was being applauded by many, including The Blues' manager himself, Jose Mourinho, who admitted that PSG deserved their passage into the next round.