Europa League - Falcao on fire for Atleti
Atletico Madrid enjoyed a 3-1 win over Lazio after fighting back from a goal down in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 clash.
Ukrainian side Metalist Kharkiv won 4-0 at Salzburg in a comprehensive victory for the Ukranian side. Taison and Marko Devic sandwiched a brace from Jonathan Cristaldo.
Germany's Schalke 04 were glad to grab an equaliser 15 minutes from time to draw 1-1 at Czech outfit Viktoria Plzen, while Legia Warsaw's tie with Sporting Lisbon was also evenly balanced after a 2-2 draw in Poland.
There were away wins for Manchester United and Manchester City, who triumphed 2-0 at Ajax and 2-1 at defending champions Porto respectively, while the third Premier League side Stoke City were beaten 1-0 at home by Valencia.
In the day's other early games, AZ Alkmaar beat Anderlecht 1-0 courtesy of Adam Maher's 35th-minute goal, and Lokomotiv Moscow came from behind to overcome Athletic Bilbao 2-1.
In the later round of matches, FC Twente beat Steaua Bucharest 1-0 in Romania thanks to a goal by Ola John, Poland’s Wisla Krakow held Standard Liege 1-1, while Udinese and PAOK ground out a goalless draw.
Hanover came from behind to beat Club Brugge 2-1, while PSV Eindhoven held on to a 2-1 win at Turkey’s Trabzonspor.