The manner of Dortmund's success under Lucien Favre this season - counter attacking, intense, pacy yet technical - is a return to their core principles that enthralled us their first time around in Europe.
The first half belonged with River. The second half belonged to Boca. River have the slight advantage in taking the draw back home.
Drogba, Ibrahimovic and Rooney recontextualized the move in terms of those viral moments that only superstars can create, those plays that define seasons, teams and eras that burn in supporters' minds long after they've gone.
The big takeaway was how much each side - though Arsenal especially - relied upon attacking on the wing.
There were supposed to be ready-made replacements for Cristiano Ronaldo, and not just in striker Mariano Diaz taking Ronaldo’s #7 jersey.