Wednesday, February 15, 2017

UEFA Champions League: Solid Series-Opening Wins For Galacticos, Bayern

Two more games were contested in the UEFA Champions League's Round of 16 on Wednesday.

At Madrid:

Karim Benzema (18'), Toni Kroos (49'), and Casemiro (54') each scored once as Real Madrid downed visiting Napoli 3-1 in the opening match of their two-game series.  It appears that Cristiano Ronaldo (pictured here) seemed to enjoy himself.

Associated Press photo by Francisco Seco

At Munich, Germany:

Thiago Alcantara scored twice (58', 63') as Bayern Munich demolished visiting Arsenal 5-1 in their series opener.  Bayern's Arjen Robben, pictured here, celebrates after scoring his club's opening goal in the 11th minute.

AFP/Getty Images photo by Christof Stache

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