With the Champions League back in full swing, it’s time to check out the 5 big talking points ahead of the last-16 stage.
The Champions League group stages provided us with plenty of thrills and surprises. Several surprise names stepped up in convincing fashion, while a record 308 goals went into the net.
Despite all the shocks, however, only teams from Europe’s Top 5 leagues qualified for the knockout stages. It was a bit of a shame for the underdogs, but it does provide us with more of a spectacle.
Now following a two hiatus, Champions League action resumes this week starting with Atletico Madrid and Liverpool on Tuesday. While Borussia Dortmund will host Paris Saint-Germain a day later.
So, without further ado, we give you the 5 talking points of the last-16 stage of this season’s Champions League.