Bayern Munich routed Barcelona 7-0 over two matches to set up the first all-German Champions League soccer final.
Juventus stayed on course for a record-extending 29th Italian soccer league title with a 2-0 win at city rival Torino yesterday.
Barcelona beat Real Zaragoza 3-0 to stay on course for a 22nd La Liga soccer title as the top three teams won in Spain. Napoli missed the chance to close within six points of Italian leader Juventus by tying AC Milan.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Athletic Bilbao rallied to beat Schalke 4-2 in their Europa League quarterfinal opener, as Atletico Madrid, AZ Alkmaar and Sporting Lisbon also won.
Athletic Bilbao, which eliminated Manchester United, will play Schalke in the quarterfinals of soccer’s Europa League.
Athletic Bilbao beat Manchester United 2-1 to knock the English Premier League leader out of soccer’s Champions League.
Queens Park Rangers signed Brazil national team goalkeeper Julio Cesar, as defensive midfielder Javier Martinez joined Bayern Munich from Athletic Bilbao.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
The Spanish trio of Atletico Madrid, Athletic Bilbao and Valencia advanced to the Europa League soccer semifinals, where they’ll be joined by Portugal’s Sporting Lisbon.