Hakan Calhanoglu's second-half strike gave Bayer Leverkusen a 1-0 home win over 10-man Atletico Madrid.
Luis Suarez marked his return to England by scoring both of Barcelona's goals in a 2-1 win over Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Dimitar Berbatov demonstrated his enduring quality by inspiring Monaco to a 3-1 victory over Arsenal.
- Juventus settled for a narrow 2-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie on Tuesday.
- Sampdoria drew 1-1 at home to Genoa in a Serie A derby on Tuesday that left the two sides level on points in the fight for a European place.
- Luis Suarez has impressed at the Nou Camp with his unselfish approach helping Lionel Messi and Neymar shine.