Sir Alex Ferguson was too distraught to discuss Manchester United's Champions League exit after a night of high controversy at Old Trafford prompted José Mourinho, the victorious Real Madrid coach, to concede "the better team lost".
Big picture: 'God hates signs' - gay rights protesters' placards
There are two ways to get your placard noticed at a gay rights protest: be cute or be funny. Ahead of the Guardian Weekend magazine gay issue, out Saturday 21 April, we pay tribute to the best gay rights protesting placards
Once again another key checkpoint for the Premier League as Mezut Ozil leads Arsenal into top slot and two unexpected challengers round out the top three in Liverpool and Tottenham who have barely found the balance and Luis Suarez makes his expected return with immediate results, prolonging judgment on the contenders and the pretenders at this early stage.