A show of force.
In the Champions League round of 16 first leg games played last night, underdogs Gent scored twice in the final ten minutes of a thrilling 3-2 loss at home to Wolfsburg, setting up a potentially tense second leg in Germany, while Real Madrid beat AS Roma 2-0 on the road courtesy of goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Jesé. Away from the continental competition, Lionel Messi scored his 300th and 301st La Liga goals in Barcelona’s 3-1 win over Sporting de Gijón.
1. Julian Draxler for Wolfsburg (versus Gent)
2. Julian Draxler for Wolfsburg (versus Gent)
3. Max Kruse for Wolfsburg (versus Gent)
4. Sven Kums for Gent (versus Wolfsburg)
5. Kalifa Coulibaly for Gent (versus Wolfsburg)
6. Cristiano Ronaldo for Real Madrid (versus AS Roma)
7. Jesé for Real Madrid (versus AS Roma)