Atletico Madrid and Man City were both on the losing end of VAR calls, but they were on the winning end on the scoreboard, with each taking huge steps toward the Champions League quarterfinals at the expense of Juventus and Schalke, respectively.
The Champions League hasn't been too kind to Barcelona recently, as the Blaugrana haven't advanced past the quarterfinals since winning the title in 2015. Is there reason to be worried about another early exit after a scoreless first-leg draw vs. Lyon?
A year ago, Toronto FC nearly won the CCL title, but its run may be over before it can even get started after an embarrassing opener in Panama. Elsewhere, the Dynamo won thanks to a goal from an unlikely source, while the competition's favorite has work to do in the second leg.
Claudio and Danielle Reyna experienced tragedy upon the death of their son, Jack, but his memory and legacy endure and are carried on in part by another son and U.S. youth national team standout, Giovanni.
Until its unlikely run, scrappy Chapecoense was an afterthought in Brazilian soccer. But what should have been its magical moment turned into a national tragedy, and now the survivors are struggling to carry on.
Lizandro Claros Saravia was just keeping ICE apprised of his college soccer scholarship. Days later, he and his brother were deported to El Salvador and have continued picking up the pieces of their lives in Nicaragua.