Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen insists his side have the belief to end a run of three successive defeats and secure progress into the Champions League knockout stage.
It wasn't the best of weeks for English clubs in the Champions League, with Chelsea and Arsenal failing to beat relative minnows and Liverpool surrendering before kick-off at Real Madrid.
Something we can rely on Europe's biggest stage is a steady flow of brilliant goals, and here we round up our top five of the week. Which one gets your vote? Watch the video and vote below.
Arsene Wenger knows his players can improve following their Champions League collapse but also questioned the role of fifth officials as Arsenal let a three-goal lead slip.
Bayern Munich's 2-0 victory over Roma and qualification for the knockout stages of the Champions League were overshadowed by an injury to David Alaba which may rule the two-time Austrian Sportsman of the Year out for several months.
In-form Porto sealed their place in the UEFA Champions League knockout stages with a 2-0 win over Group H strugglers Athletic Bilbao.
The result eliminates the Spaniards and sees Porto through with two games to spare.
Manuel Pellegrini was at a loss to explain Manchester City's poor performance as they were beaten by CSKA Moscow to all but end their Champions League hopes.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho admitted his side paid the price for a lacklustre first half as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Champions League minnows Maribor.