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Champions League review

Champions League review

By Eurosport
Last update The 19/09/2012 at 10:35 -
By Eurosport - The 19/09/2012 at 10:35
A review of the opening night's action as the Champions League group stage got under way with a bang, most notably in Madrid.

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GROUP A

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN v DYNAMO KIEV

Paris St Germain beat Dynamo Kiev 4-1 on their return to the competition after eight years, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic again on the scoresheet.

DYNAMO ZAGREB v PORTO

Former Champions League holders Porto won 2-0 at Dynamo Zagreb with Lucho Gonzalez and Steven Defour scoring near the end of the first and second half respectively.

GROUP B

OLYMPIACOS v SCHALKE 04

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scored the winner as Schalke began their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 win away at Olympiacos.

MONTPELLIER v ARSENAL

Arsenal rode their luck to beat French champions Montpellier 2-1 away after conceding an early penalty.

GROUP C

MILAN v ANDERLECHT

Seven-times European champions AC Milan were booed off after a 0-0 home draw against Anderlecht at the San Siro.

MALAGA v ZENIT ST PETERSBURG

Newcomers Malaga beat Zenit St Petersburg 3-0 at La Rosaleda with Isco netting a brace.

GROUP D

REAL MADRID v MANCHESTER CITY

Real Madrid fashioned a stunning comeback to beat Manchester City 3-2 in a classic Champions League match with a last-gasp Cristiano Ronaldo strike in their Group D opener.

BORUSSIA DORTMUND v AJAX

In a clash of ex-European title winners, Borussia Dortmund beat Ajax 1-0 in Germany, Robert Lewandowski striking late to seal victory

 
 

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