Manchester City are through to the Champions League last 16 with a match to spare though Pep Guardiola had to use four separate defensive units to ensure the required draw.
The sense of deflation which grumbled around the majority of supporters left in this arena at the final whistle told its own story.
Celtic should not feel shamed by falling victim to a Barcelona team inspired by Lionel Messi. More disappointing for Brendan Rodgers than this result in isolation, one assumes, is the fact elimination from Europe was simultaneously confirmed. Celtic’s manager must continue his rebuilding process when engaged only in domestic pursuits, with even the Europa League denied to his side.
Tottenham Hotspur will consider whether to move their European home ties from Wembley back to White Hart Lane if they end up in the Europa League and Moussa Sissoko has said it would be better for them to play at their home stadium.
As game-seizing moments go, Mesut Özil’s part in Arsenal’s defibrillation after a deathly first half against Paris Saint‑Germain was among the more quietly understated acts of on-field leadership.
Gareth Southgate is in the process of finalising a four-year contract with the Football Association having been formally offered the chance to succeed Sam Allardyce as England manager on a permanent basis.
HITC speaks to Liverpool fan Gary Boy, who's been a supporter for 15 years.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has not found scoring as easy since joining Manchester United.
Pundit says Tottenham would not have made the same mistake as West Ham.
Celtic drew 3-3 with Manchester City when they met the Premier League side in Glasgow earlier this season.
Jamie Murray has always marched to the beat of his own drum, sparing the odd glance to the front of the parade, where his younger brother Andy has invariably been swamped in applause. Now they could be about to make history together, the first brothers to be No1 in the world in singles and doubles.
Should Robbie Keane return to Wolverhampton Wanderers, where he began his career?
The Purple Mermaids, an under-eight girls’ team, takes part in a New York City soccer league that has “everyone plays” as its motto.