Wednesday's Champions League highlights in pictures

Check out the best snaps of the European action on Wednesday, as Barcelona went through and Arsenal edged Borussia Dortmund
Barcelona, Arsenal and Chelsea all secured wins in Wednesday's Champions League matches, but there was plenty of drama in store regardless of the usual winning suspects.

Olympique de Marseille took the lead at Napoli but players such as Mathieu Valbuena were left in tears when Rafa Benitez's men fought back to beat the visitors 3-2, scuppering the French side's chances of progress in the competition.

Eight matches were played on the elite continental stage in all on Wednesday - below Goal checks out the top photos doing the rounds following the completion of each game...

Why So Serious? | Balotelli looks poised ahead of Milan's clash with Barcelona

Messi back on track | He made up for his three games without a goal with a Camp Nou double

Lip-biting Baup | The Marseille coach looks on nervously as his team battled valiantly with Napoli

Piovaccari pearler | He gave Steaua the lead at Basel with a thumping finish

Down in the dumps | Borussia Dortmund went behind thanks to the on-fire Aaron Ramsey

Ozil factor | The German celebrates with Ramsey as Arsenal gets revenge on BVB

Group F remains wide open though Arsenal's away win over Dortmund spices things up, while Napoli essentially knocked Marseille out of the tournament with a win at the San Paolo.

Atletico Madrid continued its outstanding European run with a 4-0 victory at home to Austria Vienna, securing their spot in the last 16, and leaving the the Austrians, Zenit St Petersburg and Porto (the latter of which drew 1-1 on Wednesday) to fight for the runner-up place.

Barca qualified from Group H with a 3-1 win over AC Milan, while Ajax ensured Celtic's last 16 hopes took a dent with a 1-0 win in Amsterdam.

Anybody can qualify from Group E still, though Chelsea's 3-0 win over Schalke leaves it on the brink, while Steaua Bucharest conceding in stoppage-time at Basel leaves it hanging by a thread.

Foul magnet Neymar | The Barca star won a penalty after being brought down by Abate

Unhappy returns | Ex-Real Madrid star Kaka witnessed his new team defeated at Camp Nou

Double Eto'o | The Chelsea forward scored twice as Mourinho's men walked over Schalke

Schone a light | Beautiful attacking buildup was finished by the Ajax man in style to win 1-0

Fall from grace | Chelsea beat Schalke 6-0 on aggregate in their UCL group games this season

Atletico rampage | Raul Garcia was among the stars at Atletico thumped Austria Vienna

He who flares | Napoli's relentless attacking paid off with a 3-2 victory at the San Paolo

Hot & cold Hulk | The Zenit forward played well at times but failed to score a vital penalty