Wednesday’s Champions League

Wednesday’s Champions League Roundup – Gameweek 2

Wednesday’s Champions League action featured some intriguing fixtures as and surprising results such as Atletico Madrid’s 1-0 win over Bavarian Giants Bayern Munich in Group D.

With much expectations being placed on Bayern to secure the win prior to the game’s kick-off, it came across as a bit of a shocker when Bayern succumbed to defeat while failing to get on the scoresheet.

Tuesday games Highlights

Atletico took the lead in the 35th minute courtesy of a low-drilled left-footed strike from Carrasco with Antoine Griezmann assisting the goal. The win saw Atletico maintain their unbeaten run this season while putting an end to Bayern’s winning streak.

Atletico could have extended their lead in the closing stages of the game after being granted a penalty, but Antoine Griezmann failed to convert the spot-kick. The result put Atletico top of the group with a tally of six points from six games. PSV Eindhoven and Rostov are levels on points in Group D following an exhilarating 2-2 draw last night.

Elsewhere, Napoli completed a 4-2 thumping of Portuguese outfit Benfica. Hamsik headed home in the 21st minute to put Napoli in front while the three other goals came within the first eight minutes of the second half. Benfica pulled two back courtesy of Goncalo Guedes and Eduardo Salvio. On the other game, Besiktas start the game on a high note against Dynamo Kyiv with Quaresma scored on 29th minutes. In the second half, Dynamo scores the equaliser throw Tsygankov to end the game in a draw 1-1.

PSG picked up their first win in the UCL this season as they won against Ludogorets. Edinson Cavani was the pick of players in that encounter as the Uruguay international bagged a stunning brace to secure a 3-1 win for PSG.

Elsewhere in Group A, Theo Walcott put in a man of the match display to secure a home win for Arsenal against a resilient Basel side. Walcott scored a brace in The Gunners’ 2-0 victory over Basel which put them level with PSG regarding their points tally.

Brendan Rodgers rallied his troops against Manchester City to secure an emphatic 3-3 draw in what proved to be a thrilling encounter. Dembele opened the scoring in the 3rd minute of play; the equalizer for Man City came via Fernandinho in the 12th minute.

A flurry of goals then followed which saw Raheem Sterling score an own goal while making up for his mistake by getting his name on the scoresheet for City. Dembele closed the scoring for Celtic while Nolito scored the final goal in the game in the 55th minute. While on the other game in the group Barca comes from behind to secure a 2-1 win against Gladbach.

Here are some Highlights:

Atletico Madrid VS Bayern Munich

 

Rostov VS PSV

 

Napoli VS Benfica

 

Besiktas VS Dynamo Kyiv

 

Arsenal VS Basel

 

Ludogorets VS PSG

 

Celtic VS Manchester City

 

Gladbach VS Barcelona

 

About the Author Moha

Hardcore fun of the beautiful game. Played soccer for different clubs in my country before hanging up my boots. Now writer for My Soccer HQ

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