Tuesday’s two matches saw the long-awaited return of Barcelona to Stamford Bridge, a five-star German masterclass from Bayern, and an early red card dash the hopes of Turkish side Besiktas.
Twitter was buzzing about the matches, with some of the best and funniest below…
HERE. WE. GO.
Chelsea vs. Barcelona. pic.twitter.com/2B3XrABf37
— Coral (@Coral) February 20, 2018
Bayern stick five past Beskitas in the end. You’d have to fancy them to go through now. pic.twitter.com/ZFOMRn7sko
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) February 20, 2018
No caption needed pic.twitter.com/bu9TANTxFo
— 101 Great Goals (@101greatgoals) February 20, 2018
Besiktas get a red card and it’s not Pepe 😳
— Ladbrokes (@Ladbrokes) February 20, 2018
That was Lionel Messi’s first goal against Chelsea in 9 matches.
Duck broken. ⚽❌🦆 pic.twitter.com/aLy9x3bIJc
— Football__Tweet (@Football__Tweet) February 20, 2018
The first leg of the round of 16 wraps up on Wednesday with Manchester United visiting Sevilla, and Roma travelling to Shakhtar Donetsk.
Hopefully, we’ll see more of the same, with a couple of tightly contested matches featuring their fair share of memorable moments…