Does the Champions League use the away goals rule in the knockout stages?

The Champions League trophy
The Champions League trophy (Image credit: Getty Images)

The Champions League quarter-finals got off to an exciting start on Tuesday evening, with Arsenal and Manchester City both involved in high-scoring draws that will set up tense second legs. 

The Gunners hosted Bayern Munich at the Emirates in a see-saw game that saw an early Bakary Saka strike cancelled out by former Arsenal star Serge Gnabry before Harry Kane put the Germans ahead on his return to north London. 

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For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include tomes on Leeds United and the England national team.