UEFA Champions League Results, Messi Scores His 1st For PSG
The UEFA Champions League returned to action on Tuesday 28 September with Paris Saint Germain hosting English Champions, Manchester City.
PSG won 2-0 with their new arrival, Lionel Messi slotting the last goal for the French giants, his first goal since arriving from Barcelona.
Manchester City suffered their first Champions League group stage defeat since September 2018, when they lost 2-1 to Lyon; they had been unbeaten in 18 such games since then.
Real Madrid lost by 2 goals to one when they played Sheriff Tiraspol, a Moldovan team and Champions League newcomers.
Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat 10-man Milan 2-1. Leao gave the hosts the lead in the first half when he slotted in from a corner. Kessie was sent off just before the half-hour mark for his second booking.
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Atletico pushed in the second half, and Griezmann equalised in the 84th minute with his first goal since returning to the club. In stoppage time, Kalulu handled the ball and Suarez slotted home the winner from the spot in the seventh minute of added time.
Dortmund won 1-0 against Portuguese Champions, Sporting CP whose fate already looks to be battling for third place in Group C, which would secure them a Europa League spot next year.
Liverpool had a 5-1 victory over Porto to cement their place at the top of Group B. They have won both of their Champions League matches played so far.
The Reds got goals from Salah (2), Mane (1) and Firmino (2).
Club Brugge, Marvelous Nakamba’s former club, made an excellent comeback as they came from 1-0 down to beat RP Leipzig 2-1 in Germany.
Club Brugge picked up their first-ever away victory against German opposition in European competition, having been winless in 14 away matches against such opposition prior to tonight (D4 L10).
Matches set for tonight:
- Manchester United vs Villarreal
- Benfica vs Barcelona,
- Juventus vs Chelsea
- Bayern vs Dynamo Kyiv
- Wolfsburg vs Sevilla
- Atalanta vs Young Boys
- Zenit vs Malmo
- RB Salzburg vs Lille
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