Day 2: Champions League Winners and Losers

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What a shocking day for Manchester City, a loss at Etihad Stadium against Lyon ended    2-1 in favour of Lyon, though City dominated the game with 70% possession. Also, Manchester City is now the first English team in the history of the Champions League to lose four consecutive matches, they lost to Basel at home in the second leg of their last-16 tie before suffering back-to-back losses to Liverpool in the last season’s quarter-finals.

Manchester United maintained their winning runs; three consecutive away game wins after losing earlier in the Premier League to Brighton and Tottenham. Paul Pogba – the captain of the game and the star of the match scored a superb goal from the top of 18 yard box and a penalty goal in the first half. Anthony Martial opened his goal account for the season, making it 3-0 against a very tough side – Young Boys.

Juventus breezes past Valencia even after Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off for controversial violent conduct 29th minute in the 1st half. Juventus played the game with 10 men and won the match with two penalty goals from Miralem Pjanić.

Real Madrid – the defending champion, put up a great show, dominating the game against Roma with Gareth Bale recording his 4th goal in five matches. Isco and Mariano were also on score sheet, making it 3-0.

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