UEFA Champions League Updateby Cathal Dervan
- Champion League briefs
- Carlo Ancelotti challenges born against Chelsea
- Sunderland boss Steve Bruce fumes over penalty decision
- Arsene Wenger believes in Arsenal
- Alex Ferguson praises Manchester United character
Kenny Dalglish finally tasted European success on Thursday night – thanks to a Dirk Kuyt header in a 1-0 home win over Sparta Prague.
Liverpool are through to the last 16 of the Europa League and a date with Portuguese side Braga after their 1-0 aggregate win.
Bayern Munich have one foot in the Champions League quarter-finals and revenge on their minds but Manchester United have work to do.
The Germans avenged last season’s European Cup final defeat to Inter Milan when they scored a 1-0 win, thanks to a late Mario Gomez goal, away to the holders in Wednesday night’s Last 16 first leg game.