No miracles in Munich or Madrid
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Tuesday] There was no Arsenal victory in Munich this time though the Gunners held on for a 1-1 tie that sent Bayern Munich through to the
quarterfinals with a 3-1 aggregate win.
Last year, Arsenal won 2-0 after losing at home 3-1. On Tuesday, Lukas Podolski responded for Arsenal
shortly after Bastian Schweinsteiger had put Bayern ahead, but the Gunners never could pull closer.
Fabianski, replacing fellow Pole Wojciech Szczesny, who was suspended made a tremendous double save on Thomas
Mueller's penalty kick in the 90th minute to earn Arsenal a consolation draw.
In Madrid, Atletico Madrid's 4-1 victory that included two goals from Diego Costa gave it an impressive 5-1 aggregate victory over AC Milan for its first berth in the final eight in 17 years.
Milan's exit means not one Italian team will be in
the final eight.
ROUND OF 16, Second Legs
Wednesday, March 12:
Barcelona vs. Man. City, FOX Sports 1 (3:00 PM ET)
Paris SG vs. Bayer Leverkusen, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Soccer Plus (3:00 PM ET)
Tuesday, March 18:
Chelsea vs. Galatasaray, FOX Sports 1 (3:00 PM ET)
Real Madrid vs. Schalke, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Soccer Plus (3:00 PM ET)
Wednesday, March 19:
Man. United vs. Olympiakos, FOX Sports 1 (3:00 PM ET)
Bor. Dortmund vs. Zenit St. Petersburg, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Soccer Plus (3:00
ROUND OF 16, First Legs
Schalke 04 1 Real Madrid 6
Galatasaray 1 Chelsea 1
Olympiakos 2 Man. United 0
Petersburg 2 Bor. Dortmund 4
Man. City 0 Barcelona 2
Bayer Leverkusen 0 Paris SG 4
Arsenal 0 Bayern Munich 2
AC Milan 0 Atletico Madrid 1
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