Barcelona's Lionel Messi said his hamstring injury was not to blame for Tuesday's 4-0 loss to Bayern Munich, saying "he felt fit enough to play," and that Bayern was "physically superior."
Bayern Munich are on course for their third Champions League final in four years after a comprehensive and convincing 4-0 win over Barcelona in the first leg of the semifinal at the Allianz Arena.
Bayern Munich eased through to the last four of the Champions League by winning 2-0 in Turin to complete a convincing 4-0 aggregate victory over Juventus.
A group of Galatasaray fans were caught trying to dig their way into Schalke's Veltins-Arena on Monday night in a bid to see their team training in preparation for Tuesday's Champions League encounter.
Galatasaray reached the quarterfinals of the Champions League after edging out valiant Schalke 3-2 at the Veltins-Arena.
Rafael Benitez's Chelsea suffered a lackluster defeat to Steaua Bucharest in their Europa League last-16 first-leg clash at the National Arena.
Los Angeles Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena has refused to discuss the possibility of the Major League Soccer champions signing Brazil international Kaka to replace David Beckham.