Champions League Round Up Match Day 1. Oct.21

Real Madrid Vs Shakhtar Donetsk. (2-3)

Real Madrid were defeated at home 3-2 by Shakhtar Donetsk. At the end of the first half, the home side was already down 3-0. Real Madrid produced a much improved performance in the second with two quick goals in the 54th and 59th minute. Federico Valverde thought he had drawn the game level but the goal was ruled out by VAR for offside.Real Madrid start their champions league campaign bottom of group B.

Bayern Munich Vs Atletico. (4-0)

The German Champions easily dispatched Atletico Madrid in a spectacular match with 2 goals in each half. Atletico as usual came with the defensive game strategy but the Germans were too hot for them on the night. Bayern now move top of group A with 3 points and Atletico is bottom with 0 points. In an earlier group A match,  Red Bull played a 2-2 draw with Lokomotive Moscow

Manchester City Vs FC Porto.(3-1)

Manchester City beat hard fighting Porto to start their campaign on a winning note. Porto drew first blood through Diaz 14th minute strike, but Aguero quickly levelled 20 minutes after. In the second half, City took the initiative and exerted pressure on the visitors. Consequently, City won a free kick which Gundogan converted with a class of bend to give his side the lead on 65 minutes. Ferran made sure of the 3 points after scoring from a neat one two pass to make it 3-1 final score.

Ajax Vs Liverpool.  (0-1)

Liverpool managed to win at Amsterdam thanks to an own goal by Taglifico in the 35th minute of the first half. He sliced Sadio Mane’s cross into his own net. Liverpool now second in group D with 3 points but inferior goals difference to Atlanta.

Scores and Group Standings after Match Day 1.

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