The Champions League round of 16 saw some thrilling matches and surprising results on Wednesday. Here are the main highlights:
- Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) dominated AC Milan at Parc des Princes, winning 3-0 with goals from Kylian Mbappé, Neymar and Ángel Di María. Mbappé was the star of the show, scoring a stunning solo goal and setting up the other two. PSG are now in a strong position to reach the quarter-finals, while AC Milan face an uphill battle in the second leg.
- Newcastle United pulled off a shock victory over Borussia Dortmund at St James’ Park, beating the German giants 1-0 with a late goal from Sean Longstaff. Longstaff scored in the 89th minute after a brilliant counter-attack, sending the home fans into ecstasy. Newcastle, who qualified for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years, have given themselves a chance to advance to the next round, while Dortmund will need to improve their performance in the return leg.
- Manchester City came from behind to defeat Young Boys Bern 3-1 at Stadion Wankdorf, thanks to goals from Ederson Álvarez, Jeremy Doku and Raheem Sterling. Young Boys took the lead in the first half through Meschack Elia, but City turned the game around in the second half with some clinical finishing. City are now favourites to progress to the quarter-finals, while Young Boys will need a miracle in Manchester.
- Celtic Glasgow and Atletico Madrid played out a thrilling 2-2 draw at Celtic Park, with both teams scoring in stoppage time . Celtic took the lead twice through Odsonne Édouard and James Forrest, but Atletico equalized each time through Luis Suárez and João Félix. The result leaves both teams with a chance to qualify for the next round, but Atletico have the advantage of two away goals.