Chelsea Win and Barcelona Draw in the Beginning of the Champions League

  • Chelsea Shines in Champions
    1/10 Chelsea thrashed Maccabi, while Barcelona and Roma did not hurt each other at the start of 2015-16 Champions League. Arsenal started with left foot and 'Chicharito' scored his first goal with Bayer.
  • Roma 1-1 Barcelona
    2/10 Roma 1-1 Barcelona: Florenzi stunner denies Champions League holders: Barcelona had to settle for a draw as they began the defence of their Champions League title with a 1-1 draw with Roma thanks to a stunning equaliser from Alessandro Florenzi. Luis Suarez opened the scoring for the visitors after 20 minutes, heading home an Ivan Rakitic cross from close range at the far post. The visitors’ lead lasted just over 10 minutes as Florenzi levelled the game in truly sensational style.
  • Roma 1-1 Barcelona
    3/10 Roma 1-1 Barcelona: Florenzi stunner denies Champions League holders: Barcelona had to settle for a draw as they began the defence of their Champions League title with a 1-1 draw with Roma thanks to a stunning equaliser from Alessandro Florenzi. Luis Suarez opened the scoring for the visitors after 20 minutes, heading home an Ivan Rakitic cross from close range at the far post. The visitors’ lead lasted just over 10 minutes as Florenzi levelled the game in truly sensational style.
  • Chelsea 4-0 Maccabi Tel Aviv
    4/10 Chelsea 4-0 Maccabi Tel Aviv: Hazard penalty miss can't stop Blues battering: Chelsea put aside slumping Premier League fortunes by beginning their Champions League campaign with a comfortable 4-0 win over Maccabi Tel Aviv. Willian, Oscar, Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas grabbed the goals as the hosts eased to three Group G points at Stamford Bridge.
  • Bayer Leverkusen 4-1 BATE Borisov
    5/10 Bayer Leverkusen 4-1 BATE Borisov: Chicharito nets on European debut as Germans cruise to victory: Former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez scored his first Bayer Leverkusen goal as Roger Schmidt's men beat BATE Borisov 4-1 in Champions League Group E. Mehmedi and Calhanoglu double completed the win for Bayer. Milunovic scored for the Belarusians.
  • Valencia 2-3 Zenit
    6/10 Valencia 2-3 Zenit: Hulk & Axel Witsel win Mestalla thriller: Axel Witsel's late effort left Valencia's determined fightback in vain as the Belgian secured a 3-2 Champions League win for Zenit at the Mestalla. After falling 2-0 down before the break thanks to a brilliant Hulk double, Valencia battled back in the second period and restored parity with Joao Cancelo and Andre Gomes goals, only for Witsel to leave the hosts ruing their defensive naivety in their Group H opener.
  • Olympiacos 0-3 Bayern Munich
    7/10 Olympiacos 0-3 Bayern Munich: Muller bags brace in second half rout: Bayern Munich kicked off their Champions League campaign with a 3-0 win versus Olympiacos at the Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus. In-form Thomas Muller eventually opened the scoring with a cross that deceived Roberto shortly after the interval. Mario Gotze popped up in stoppage time to secure the points before Muller made it three from the spot.
  • Dinamo Zagreb 2-1 Arsenal
    8/10 Dinamo Zagreb 2-1 Arsenal: Giroud red card leaves Gunners in lurch: Arsenal slipped to a disappointing 2-1 Champions League defeat as Olivier Giroud saw red and Dinamo Zagreb recorded their first win in the group stages of the competition for nearly 16 years. An own goal by Alex Oxlade-Charmberlain and a goal of Junior Fernandes gave the victory to the Croats. Theo Walcott pulled one back for the visit.
  • Gent 1-1 Lyon
    9/10 Gent 1-1 Lyon: Lacazette misses late penalty as Fournier's men frustrated: Lyon were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw in their Champions League opener in Gent with Alexandre Lacazette missing a late chance to win the game, seeing his 88th minute penalty saved by goalkeeper Matz Sels. Half-time substitute Christophe Jallet headed the visitors in front just before the hour, and Danijel Milicevic scored for Gent.
  • Dynamo Kyiv 2-2 Porto
    10/10 Dynamo Kyiv 2-2 Porto: Buyalsky steals a point after Aboubakar brace: Substitute Vitaliy Buyalskyy scored a late equalizer to give Dynamo Kiev a valuable point from a 2-2 draw with Porto on their return to the Champions League group stage after more than two years. Sergiy Rebrov's men were headed for defeat after Vincent Aboubakar scored in either half to give Porto a 2-1 lead, but Buyalskyy arrived at the finish to rescue his side. Oleh Gusev opened the score for Dynamo.