Manchester United were held 1-1 by Young Boys, while Barcelona were sent crashing out of the Champions League following their 3-0 defeat to Bayern Munich on Wednesday evening.
Cristiano Ronaldo rode to Manchester United’s rescue late on for the third time in four Champions League matches to salvage a 2-2 draw at Atalanta on Tuesday.
Chelsea moved to the brink of sealing their place in the Champions League last 16, but the defending champions were made to work hard for a 1-0 win over Malmo in Sweden on Tuesday.
Chelsea warmed up for the EFL Cup final with a comfortable 3-0 home victory over Malmo to secure a place in the Europa League’s last 16, winning 5-1 on aggregate.
Maurizio Sarri praised an improved Chelsea performance in their Europa League win at Malmo but warned them to cut out defensive mistakes.
Ross Barkley and Olivier Giroud scored as Chelsea earned a 2-1 win away to Malmo in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 meeting.