BT Sport commentator Iain Darke described the first half between Villarreal and Liverpool as "a bit of a chess match" at the half time whistle, but that was just a nice way of saying it was pretty boring.
Regardless, it was the game everyone was watching, but meanwhile in Ukraine a cracking tie was playing out between Shakhtar and Sevilla.
At half-time the score was 2-1 in favour of the home side, but they were nearly without midfielder Maksym Malyshev after he took the mother of all bicycle-kick boots to the head.
Always be sure to look both ways before riding the bike:
That looked seriously painful.