Chelsea became the first team to hold both major European club soccer trophies at the same time by beating Benfica 2-1 in the Europa League final.
Chelsea moved within a victory of a European trophy for the second straight year after it beat Basel 3-1 to reach to the Europa League soccer final against Benfica.
AC Milan handed Arsenal its heaviest defeat in European soccer with a 4-0 rout in the Champions League, while Zenit St. Petersburg beat Benfica 3-2.
Celtic upset Barcelona 2-1 in soccer’s Champions League, as Manchester United got three late goals to advance to the knockout stage.
Paraguay’s first trip to the World Cup quarterfinals is down to luck, according to the team’s coach.
Manchester United secured its first win in this season’s Champions League, 2-0 at Otelul Galati, while Real Madrid continued its perfect start with a 4-0 victory against Lyon.
Porto beat Villarreal 5-1 and Benfica defeated Braga 2-1 to open the semifinals in soccer’s Europa League.
Arsenal began life without Cesc Fabregas with a 1-0 win over Udinese in the opening game of their Champions League soccer playoff.
The Portuguese trio of Porto, Braga and Benfica advanced to the Europa League soccer semifinals, where they’ll be joined by Spanish club Villarreal.