And then there were four.
The Champions League has entered its semifinals stage yet again with a number of major surprises, some bigger than others. The matchups are setting, leaving the four remaining teams in both differing positions.
But which team has now become the runaway favorite to win the title? Here is a ranking of the remaining Champions League contender.
The Champions League quarterfinals matchups have been announced giving pundits a ton to talk about and looking ahead at which sides are in the most advantageous position to move forward. Here is a look at the eight remaining teams and how the corresponding matchups boost or damage their chances at glory.
The Champions League draw was announced on Monday showcasing some wildly interesting matchups that should allow for some fun spectacle come February.
There were undoubtedly some big winners and some big losers. Teams that will love their draw and teams that will have nightmares about their scenario throughout the holiday season. So who are they? Let's have a look.
It is do or die for Arsenal in the Champions League on Tuesday.
The Gunners were picked to finish second in the Champions League group behind Bayern Munich. Now the team looks like it might not even finish third in the group.
Robert Lewandowski made tremendous headlines earlier this week when he scored a whopping five goals in nine minutes to seal a 5-1 win for Bayern Munich against Wolfsburg. It was undeniably the best performance of the year with the Pole matching the five-goal feat of Cristiano Ronaldo from a few weeks earlier.