Disappointing results occurred for several top teams on their final group game of UEFA Champions League this past Wednesday.
Most notable names such as Real Madrid along with Juventus suffered defeats on their last fixtures, giving a slight bitter taste to their campaign.
There's an air of joy for Premier League teams on midweek as both Liverpool along with Tottenham Hotspur made it through into the knock out stages of Champions League.
Liverpool got themselves out of a difficult situation following their 1-0 victory against Napoli, while Tottenham made it despite only drawing 1-1 against Barcelona.
Manchester City and Manchester United both grabbed positive results on their latest UEFA Champions League group stage fixtures as they defeated their opponents, but not only that, they also grabbed the headlines for controversial things.
Liverpool's Champions League journey suddenly face a really serious threat as Jurgen Klopp's men found themselves beaten by Red Star Belgrade 2-0 on Tuesday.
Winning their previous meeting with the Serbian outfit 4-0, The Reds players seemingly not expecting a strongly different scenario as they travel to that East Europa region.
Manchester United's renewed hope after grabbing a point in their latest fixture didn't seem to be much of any help as Jose Mourinho's men still find themselves beaten by Juventus on Champions League Tuesday fixture.
Liverpool suffered their first defeat in UEFA Champions League this season as they were beaten by Italian side, Napoli 1-0 at San Paolo stadium this Wednesday.
The Reds have been performing well so far this season, even winning their opening group fixture in Europe against Paris Saint-Germain 3-2, but playing away to Naples was a different scenario for Jurgen Klopp's men.
Manchester City finally got their first win in this season's Champions League as they defeated Bundesliga outfit, Hoffenheim 2-1, while both Real Madrid along with Manchester United couldn't get all three points.
Cristiano Ronaldo's chance of returning to Old Trafford with his current team, Juventus, and playing against his former team, Manchester United have gone clearer as there's nothing that will stop him from taking part apart from sudden injury.
Since 2008, Cristiano Ronaldo along with Lionel Messi have both dominated the FIFA Best Player awards as they both won it 5 times each, but this year those two names have finally been replaced as Luka Modric has been awarded with the individual title.
Real Madrid opened their new Champions League in such convincing fashion as they defeated Itlian side, AS Roma at Santiago Bernebau stadium.
The Spanish giant were eager to prove their worth after losing Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane this season, two important figures in their recent success, particularly in Europe.
Manchester City started their Champions League campaign this season in the worse possible fashion as Pep Guardiola's men suffered a shocking home defeat over French outfit Lyon.
Playing in front of their home crowd, City started off with their usual possession based attacking football as they tried to dominate proceedings and search for goals from early minutes.
Liverpool's positive run in this early stage of the season continue as they picked up all three points on their Champions League group stage opening fixture, beating Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 at Anfield.