Schweini goes from hero to villain while Neymar rescues Barca – Tuesday's Champions League in pics

The first of the Champions League quarter-finals got off to an edgy start with two one-all draws, with Manchester United holding Bayern and Atletico nullifying Barcelona

Tuesday saw the return of the Champions League, with the first pair of quarter-finals offering mouth-watering ties between Manchester United and Bayern Munich, and Barcelona and La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid.

Both first legs turned out to be closer than expected, with out-of-form United holding reigning champions Bayern to a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford and Atleti coming away from Camp Nou with the same scoreline.

Goal selects the best imagery from the evening’s fixtures …

Camp Nou was packed to the rafters for their all-Spanish affair against Atletico

Old Trafford showed a united front as it braced itself for the visit of Bayern

Barca suffered an early setback when Gerard Pique fell awkwardly and had to be substituted

Bayern players surrounded Antonio Valencia after he picked up a yellow for a foul on Philipp Lahm

Atletico faced the tough task of keeping Lionel Messi quiet on his home turf

They were dropping like flies as Diego Costa was next to be replaced

It was later confirmed that the Spain international had suffered a hamstring injury

Danny Welbeck was put through just before half-time but the striker failed to beat Manuel Neuer

At half-time Pep Guardiola had plenty to ponder as he headed down the tunnel at Old Trafford

On 56 minutes the Nou Camp was silenced by a stunning goal from Diego

The Theatre of Dreams was bouncing on 58 minutes when Nemanja Vidic headed home

But Bastian Schweinsteiger equalised less than 10 minutes later

The midfielder wheeled away to celebrate with the away supporters

The Barcelona crowd were pacifed on 77 minutes when Andres Iniesta slipped Neymar through …

… and the Brazilian found the far corner with the aid of a slight deflection

Bayern’s night ended on a sour note as Bastian Schweinsteiger received a second yellow

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