After failing to score against Manchester City, Real Madrid know that keeping a clean sheet at home has got to be job one in the second leg of the CL semi-final.
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim's Champions League hopes were dealt a severe blow by Liverpool on Tuesday night, but Julian Nagelsmann's reputation emerged unscathed after his first big test on the international stage.
After defending the Champions League with Real Madrid last season, Cristiano Ronaldo returns from a summer holiday to see his preseason delayed due to a court hearing over tax fraud.
Bayern aim to become European champions for a sixth time, Leipzig take a step into the unknown and who knows what to expect from Dortmund. In the Europa League, Hertha and Cologne return to the continental stage.
They may not have a 'philosophy' that makes them fashionable but Real Madrid's success means they are the best team of the Champions League era. Their quietly effective coach deserves more credit, says DW's Matt Pearson.
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