UEFA Champions League in pictures

  • Champions: Benfica's Surprise & More
    1/12 At the end of the second day of the Champions League, Benfica stunned Atletico Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo equaled Raul at Real Madrid. Juventus and PSG also won.
  • Astana 2-2 Galatasaray
    2/12 Astana 2-2 Galatasaray: Hosts earn a point in dramatic climax: Astana salvaged a share of the spoils with a last-gasp deflected Roger Canas goal that secured a 2-2 Champions League draw with Galatasaray. A stunning strike from Bilal Kisa lit up an industrious first half in Kazakhstan. Astana raised the tempo after the break and it had the desired effect as a Hakan Balta own goal brought them level. Galatasaray pushed for a winner and thought they had it when an Eric error turned a Sinan Gumus cross into his own net with four minutes to play. Still the tie was not over and Astana grabbed a deserved late point as Canas' header from the edge of the area ensured both sides got off the mark in Group C.
  • Borussia Monchengladbach 1-2 Manchester City
    3/12 Borussia Monchengladbach 1-2 Manchester City: Aguero penalty secures late win for Pellegrini's men: Sergio Aguero broke Borussia Monchengladbach's hearts from the penalty spot as Manchester City secured a 2-1 comeback win in Champions League Group D. A deserved and stylish opening goal arrived nine minutes into the second half from Lars Stindl, heightening the pressure on City who, like the hosts, lost their opening group match. Nicolas Otamendi endured much of the Bundesliga side's attacking storm but found respite to net a 65th-minute equaliser. Aguero scored from 12 yards in the 90th minute, sending Yann Sommer the wrong way after being fouled by Fabian Johnson.
  • Manchester United 2-1 Wolfsburg
    4/12 Manchester United 2-1 Wolfsburg: Mata shines as Van Gaal's men come from behind: Manchester United kickstarted their Champions League campaign by edging out Wolfsburg 2-1 in an entertaining Group B clash at Old Trafford. Goals from Juan Mata and Chris Smalling proved the perfect riposte to Daniel Caligiuri's fourth-minute opener as Louis van Gaal's men took the spoils.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk 0-3 PSG
    5/12 Shakhtar Donetsk 0-3 PSG: Solid Parisian showing enough to see off sorry Shakhtar: Paris Saint-Germain earned a 3-0 win at Shakhtar Donetsk to preserve their perfect start to the Champions League. Serge Aurier got himself on the end of Maxwell's cross in the seventh minute to put Laurent Blanc's side in the lead, before being key to his side's second goal, flicking on a corner for David Luiz to double their advantage. Ibrahimovic ensured the result by forcing Darijo Srna into scoring an own-goal as the match approached stoppage time.
  • Atletico Madrid 1-2 Benfica
    6/12 Atletico Madrid 1-2 Benfica: Gaitan sends Portuguese side top: Goals from Nicolas Gaitan and Goncalo Guedes secured a surprise 2-1 Champions League win for Benfica over Atletico Madrid as the Portuguese side took early control of Group C. After falling behind to Angel Correa's 23rd-minute effort, Rui Vitoria's men - who beat Astana on matchday one - struck back either side of the break and survived a late onslaught from the hosts to clinch a potentially vital victory.
  • Atletico Madrid 1-2 Benfica
    7/12 Atletico Madrid 1-2 Benfica: Gaitan sends Portuguese side top: Goals from Nicolas Gaitan and Goncalo Guedes secured a surprise 2-1 Champions League win for Benfica over Atletico Madrid as the Portuguese side took early control of Group C. After falling behind to Angel Correa's 23rd-minute effort, Rui Vitoria's men - who beat Astana on matchday one - struck back either side of the break and survived a late onslaught from the hosts to clinch a potentially vital victory.
  • Juventus 2-0 Sevilla
    8/12 Juventus 2-0 Sevilla: Morata and Zaza net in narrow win: Alvaro Morata made it two goals in as many Champions League games this season as he scored in Juventus’ 2-0 defeat of Seviila. The victory was deserved after an all-action Juventus performance that barely gave Sevilla a look in, and Morata's effort saw him equal Alessandro Del Piero's record of having scored in five consecutive Champions League matches for the club. The Spaniard rose above two defenders to score with a placed header four minutes before half-time, and Simone Zaza netted a second with a solo run and finish three minutes from the end.
  • Juventus 2-0 Sevilla
    9/12 Juventus 2-0 Sevilla: Morata and Zaza net in narrow win: Alvaro Morata made it two goals in as many Champions League games this season as he scored in Juventus’ 2-0 defeat of Seviila. The victory was deserved after an all-action Juventus performance that barely gave Sevilla a look in, and Morata's effort saw him equal Alessandro Del Piero's record of having scored in five consecutive Champions League matches for the club. The Spaniard rose above two defenders to score with a placed header four minutes before half-time, and Simone Zaza netted a second with a solo run and finish three minutes from the end.
  • Malmo 0-2 Real Madrid
    10/12 Malmo 0-2 Real Madrid: Ronaldo marks landmark with brace: Cristiano Ronaldo equalled Raul's club goalscoring record as his double gave Real Madrid a 2-0 win at 10-man Malmo in the Champions League. The Portuguese star reached his 500th career goal and netted for the first time in four matches by capping off a clinical counter-attack with a lethal first-half finish. The forward prodded home a last-minute second to draw level at the top of the Santiago Bernabeu scoring charts.
  • Malmo 0-2 Real Madrid
    11/12 Malmo 0-2 Real Madrid: Ronaldo marks landmark with brace: Cristiano Ronaldo equalled Raul's club goalscoring record as his double gave Real Madrid a 2-0 win at 10-man Malmo in the Champions League. The Portuguese star reached his 500th career goal and netted for the first time in four matches by capping off a clinical counter-attack with a lethal first-half finish. The forward prodded home a last-minute second to draw level at the top of the Santiago Bernabeu scoring charts.
  • CSKA Moscow 3-2 PSV
    12/12 CSKA Moscow 3-2 PSV: Doumbia double downs Dutch: A brace from Seydou Doumbia was enough to help CSKA Moscow overcome 10-man PSV 3-2 for their first points in the Champions League. Ahmed Musa opened the scoring in the eighth minute before Doumbia netted his double to put their team into a commanding lead. Nevertheless, Phillip Cocu's men very nearly turned the result around with a valiant second-half fightback led by Maxime Lestienne, who netted a pair of goals of his own.