1. ITV should have broadcast the Real Madrid-AC Milan match. A mouthwatering contest that for once delivered.
2. Andrea Pirlo knows how to hit a football.
3. Fergie will be delighted to see Antonio Valencia developing a goalscoring streak.
4. Salomon Kalou grabbed two goals but also showed why he is not good enough for Chelsea. A tighter defence than Atletico Madrid’s would not have been so forgiving after his earlier misses.
5. Real Madrid fans might be starting to get a sense of deja vu as the downsides of the galacticos culture re-emerge.