Douglas Costa's head over heels but Mancini's left in the shadows - Champions League in pictures

Wednesday's games produced a staggering 36 goals and just as many memorable images - Goal rounds up the best photos from a compelling night of action
It may have been a bitterly cold night across Europe but the Champions League never fails to warm the hearts of football fans throughout the world.

This was once again evident on a wintery Wednesday night on which Bayern Munich made light of inclement weather conditions in Moscow to rack up a record 10th successive victory in the game's premier club cup competition.

However, as you can see from the wonderful selection of images below, things got even more heated later in the evening, as the Champions League served up a grand total of 36 goals - and nearly just as many magical moments.

Hotting up | Copenhagen supporters light up a freezing Juventus Stadium

Feeling the cold | Keisuke Honda of CSKA Moscow prepares to face Bayern Munich

Out of reach | Joe Hart is unable to stop this strike from Viktoria Plzen's Tomas Horava

Three but not so easy | Benfica snatch a last-gasp 3-2 victory over Anderlecht

Takes two to tango | Juventus defender Jose Martin Caceres gets to grips with Ragnar Sigurdsson

Sing when you're winning | Arturo Vidal nets a hat-trick as Juventus beat Copenhagen

Tap dancing | Isco rounds off Real Madrid's victory over Galatasaray with a neat finish

Net buster | Samir Nasri's volley adds to Manchester City's tally

Easy does it | Nani provides a cute finish for Manchester United in their 5-0 win in Leverkusen

Head and shoulders above everyone else | Ibra nets a record-equalling eight goal in the group stages

Cold front | CSKA supporters show their steel despite defeat against Bayern

Head over heels | Douglas Costa's strike against Real Sociedad was more impressive than the celebration

In the shadows | Roberto Mancini faces a Champions League exit

Loyal support | Viktoria Plzen's travelling faithful show their appreciation for their side's efforts

Grey matter | Ryan Giggs, who turns 40 on Friday played a big part in United's triumph