Ex and the City

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  • Blue Moon

    Man City's mascot Moonchester tries to encourage fans before the game against Real Madrid, but the home supporters were feeling blue 90 minutes later.

    Better the Red Devil you know

    Cristiano Ronaldo was unsurprisingly vilified by the Man City faithful for his Man Utd connections, but he was celebrating as Madrid went 1-0 up.

    Flicker of hope

    Sergio Aguero won and scored a penalty, which also saw Alvaro Arbeloa red carded, as City pushed for the win they desperately needed.

    Over and out

    Roberto Mancini suffered more Champions League heartache as Real Madrid held on for the 1-1 draw to send City out of the competition.

  • Pole position

    Poland striker Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Borussia Dortmund thrashed Ajax 4-1 to progress as group winners.

    From Borussia with love

    Dortmund players acknowledge the fanatical supporters who made the trip to the Netherlands after the game at the Amsterdam Arena.

    Wilsh upon a star

    Jack Wilshere scored his first Arsenal goal since returning from long-term injury against Montpellier.

    Ski lift

    The Gunners ran out 2-0 winners to reach the knockout stage, thanks to Lukas Podolski's fantastic mid-air volley.

  • French fancy

    Philippe Mexes scored arguably one of the greatest ever Champions League goals with a magnificent overhead kick in AC Milan's 3-1 win over Anderlecht.

    Stroke of Lucho

    Porto's Lucho Gonzalez scored against Dinamo Zagreb in the opening match of this season's Champions League, and he repeated the trick again against the Croatians.

    Parisien progress

    Dynamo Kiev managed to keep Zlatan Ibrahimovic off the scoresheet but PSG team-mate Ezequiel Lavezzi bagged two goals as the Parisiens progressed.

    Thank Fuchs

    Christian Fuchs registered Schalke's winner against Olympiakos as the German side confirmed their place in the last-16.