The UEFA Champions League returns after a three-week break and the quest for Europe's most prestigious Football competition kicks off. The UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg encounter kicks off today, Tueday, 8th March, 2016.

Europe's best teams go head to head against each other in what promises to be an action-packed thriller. This edition features fixtures, predictions, stats,and little insights about what we are to expect from clubs, coaches, and players when the matches begin.

Round of 16 Fixtures: Game 2 - Day 1

Tuesday 8th March 2016

  • VfL Wolfsburg vsKAA Gent (@VfL Wolfsburg Arena)

KAA Gent has been putting up some nice displays recently. The reverse of this fixture ended in a 3-2 thriller with Gent scoring twice in 11 minutes toward the end of the game to keep their hopes alive when they face the Germans at the VFL Wolfsburg Arena today.It promises to be entertaining, because Gent has a chance to secure the upset.

Prediction: draw (1-1)

  • Roma vs Real Madrid (@Santiago Barnebaú)

Real Madrid travelled to Rome and gave their Manager Zidane his first UEFA Champions League win with a convincing 2-0 scoreline will be going into this game with the upper hand, but the Madrid boss still insists that they should "watch out for Roma."

Prediction: Real Madrid win (1-0)

Wednesday 9th March 2016

  • Chelsea vsParis Saint-Germain (@Stamford Bridge)

Chelsea F.C are yet to lose in the English Premier League under boss Guus Hiddink.

The reverse of this fixture ended 2 goals to 1 in favor of Paris Saint-Germain but Chelsea have an away goal which might be a little bit of an upper hand for them in this fixture. PSG, on the other hand, might decide to sit back and defend their lead. We wait to see how this pans out.

Prediction: win for Chelsea (1-0)

  • Zenit St Petersburg vs Benfica (@Stadion Petrovský)

Benfica will be defending their 1-0 lead as they travel to Russia to face Zenit S.P.

André Villas-Boas's men, who are seeking a first ever appearance in the quarterfinals in Champions League.

Prediction: draw (1-1)

It is going to be an even more exciting week to be a football fan as we watch Europe's best clubs struggle to make it to the quaterfinals.

Who do you think will progress to the next round in Day 1 fixtures?

Don't miss our page on Facebook!
Click to read more