It's not Barcelona versus PSG, but Atletico Madrid versus Chelsea offers just as many intrigues.
Real Madrid and Chelsea conclude the first leg of the Round of 16 matches as road favorites against Schalke and Galatasaray.
The status quo has been flipped and the usual script thrown out the gutter in this year's English Premier League.
Paddy Power have turned their irritable attention to the Premier League Champions after erecting a waxwork of Sir Alex Ferguson.
The favorite tag on City can be linked to its superior goal differential in the league at +25, compared to Arsenal (+17) and Chelsea (+13).
Bookmakers considered Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester clubs, Chelsea and Tottenham as title outsiders when the Premier League season began.
Unpredictably reigns as the 2013 - 2014 English Premier League kicks-off this weekend.
In sports news, Lee Davy gives us the 2012/2013 Barclays Premier League Review.
Luis Suarez of Liverpool receives a 10-match ban for biting Branislav Ivanovic of Chelsea.
Fans and bookmakers alike are already gearing up for what promises to be a tremendous sequel and the early lines have the defending champs as the slight favorites to defend their newly won championship at 6/5 odds.