23 Feb 2012

Basel move within sight of Champions League quarter-finals

4:14 pm on 23 February 2012

Basel pulled off another huge Champions League upset with a 1-0 home victory over Bayern Munich Thursday morning, to move within sight of the quarter-finals of Europe's top football club league.

Substitute Valentin Stocker snatched the winner for the Swiss champions in the 86th minute at home.

Meanwhile a stoppage-time goal from Andre Ayew gave the French club Olympique Marseille a 1-0 home win over Inter Milan in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

And Manchester City have booked their place in the last 16 of the Europa League with a crushing 4-0 second leg home victory over defending Portuguese champions Porto that gave them a 6-1 aggregate win.