Juventus surprises Chelsea, Bayern rolls out and Barça bows heavily


Chelsea, defending champion, lost (1-0) to Juventus on Wednesday in Turin on the second day of the Champions League.

The European champions conceded a goal from Federico Chiesa just after the break (46th). With 3 points, they occupy second place in Group H behind the Turinese (6 pts).


After their 3-0 demonstration in Barcelona in mid-September, Bayern Munich continued their walk in this group stage of the Champions League by sweeping Dynamo Kiev 5-0, with another double from Robert Lewandowski.


After their heavy inaugural setback against Bayern, Barcelona lost again on Matchday 2 of the Champions League, beaten 3-0 by Benfica on Wednesday in Lisbon.

Already outclassed 3-0 at home by the Bavarians two weeks ago, the Barcelona have conceded a double from Darwin Nunez (3rd, 79th sp) and a goal from Rafa Silva (69th). Ronald Koeman’s players find themselves at the bottom of their group with 0 points.

Manchester United-Villareal

Manchester United clinched an in-extremis victory on Wednesday night when they received Villareal. After an opener for the visitors by Alcacer, Telles equalized for the Red Devils.

It was ultimately a great Cristiano Ronaldo who scored the winning goal in the very last seconds of the game. A fateful goal which electrified Old Trafford and which allows Manchester United to take their first three European points.


After the draw against Wolfsburg two weeks ago, Lille was beaten by Salzburg (2-1) and its young prodigy Karim Adeyemi, author of a double, Wednesday during the second day of the Champions League.

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Le Losc, reinvigorated in Ligue 1 after two victories against Reims and Strasbourg, has not won in C1 for 9 matches. Wednesday, his hopes were showered by the goals of Adeyemi, both scored from the penalty spot (35th, 53rd). The Northerners then managed to close the gap thanks to Burak Yilmaz (62nd), but that was not enough.


Wolfsburg conceded the draw against Sevilla on Wednesday night. The visitors opened the scoring thanks to Steffen but were surprised in the last minutes of the meeting by a penalty from Rakitic, the former Barça.


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