Injured Gunners striker Lukas Podolski wished his teammates all the best for the Marseille clash before passing on his congratulations.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar was revelling in Schalke's 3-0 victory over Steaua Bucharest.
Huntelaar's teammate Kevin-Prince Boateng couldn't even pry himself away from the Veltins-Arena.
While Barcelona's Andres Iniesta was looking ahead to the La Liga after beating Ajax 4-0 at the Nou Camp.
Gran inicio de Champions!! Esto no para, así que mañana a preparar el partido de Liga. ¡Abrazo grande a todos!— Andrés Iniesta (@andresiniesta8) September 18, 2013
Translation: Great start of Champions! This does not stop, so tomorrow to prepare the league match. Big hug to all!
And Gerard Pique, who scored in Barca's win, was happy to share a photo playing against teammate Bojan Krkic who is on loan at Ajax.
Translation: Very happy with the goal and above all, by the result! Here's a photo of the game with my friend
— John Guidetti (@superguidetti) September 18, 2013
A hard evening at Loftus Rd in more ways than one tonight. Another solid performance. Another clean sheet. Thanks to all that came. — Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) September 18, 2013
QPR's Benoit Assou-Ekotto, on loan from Tottenham, was simply content to have played a game of football for the first time in months in his R's debut.