AC Milan, Arsenal Atlético Madrid and Marseille will feel they have one foot in the round of 16 after kicking off their ties with wins by three-goal margins, and things are looking pretty healthy for Athletic Club too after 37-year-old Aritz Aduriz struck twice in a 3-1 success at Spartak Moskva. Dortmund have more work to do after striking late to earn a 3-2 win against Atalanta in Germany while Napoli are in trouble following a 3-1 home loss to Leipzig. Final hosts Lyon have the edge in their tie following a 3-1 home success against Villarreal.

First-leg results


Aritz Aduriz struck twice in Moscow©AFP/Getty Images

Östersund 0-3 Arsenal
Dortmund 3-2 Atalanta
Ludogorets 0-3 AC Milan
Napoli 1-3 Leipzig
København 1-4 Atlético Madrid
Marseille 3-0 Braga
Real Sociedad 2-2 Salzburg
Nice 2-3 Lokomotiv Moskva
Spartak Moskva 1-3 Athletic Club
Celtic 1-0 Zenit
Lyon 3-1 Villarreal
Partizan 1-1 Viktoria Plzeň
FCSB 1-0 Lazio
AEK Athens 1-1 Dynamo Kyiv
Astana 1-3 Sporting CP
Crvena zvezda 0-0 CSKA Moskva (Tuesday)

What’s next?

The second legs are next Thursday with the exception of CSKA Moskva v Crvena zvezda, which takes place on Wednesday to avoid a clash with Lokomotiv Moskva v Nice. The round of 16 draw is next Friday from 13:00CET.


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