English Clubs Fail To Light Up Champions League

English Clubs Fail To Light Up Champions League

 In tonight's fixture of match day one, the biggest UEFA champions league clash sees an in form Manchester City welcome a struggling Juventus.

English Clubs Fail To Light Up Champions League

[article_adwert] While City were able to move on unwanted players, Juventus had to deal with the loss of three of their most important players. Pirlo, Carlos Tevez and Arturo Vidal are all gone.

In group B, Memphis Depay returns with Manchester United to the club he left just four months ago; Dutch champions PSV.

Below are the the line up's from matches to be played tonight:

PSV XI vs Man Utd: Zoet; Arias, Bruma, Moreno, Brenet; Hendrix, Pröpper, Guadrado, Narsingh; De Jong, Lestienne.

Man Utd XI vs PSV: De Gea; Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Shaw; Schweinsteiger, Herrera; Young, Mata, Depay; Martial.

Man City XI vs Juventus: Hart; Sagna, Kompany, Mangala, Kolarov; Toure, Fernandinho, Nasri, Silva, Sterling; Bony.

Juventus XI vs Man City: Buffon; Lichtsteiner, Bonucci, Chiellini, Evra; Sturaro, Hernanes, Pogba; Cuadrado, Mandzukic, Morata.

Real Madrid XI vs Shakhtar Donetsk: Navas; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Kroos, Modric, Isco; Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo.

Shakhtar Donetsk XI vs Real Madrid: Pyatov; Srna, Kucher, Rakits'kyy, Azevedo; Fred, Stepanenko, Marlos, Teixeira, Taison; Gladkyy.

Galatasaray XI vs Atletico Madrid: Muslera; Sabri, Semih, Denayer, Carole; Selçuk, Hakan Balta, Emre Çolak, Sneijder; Podolski, Yilmaz.

Atletico Madrid XI vs Galatasaray: Oblak; Juanfran, Godin, Gimenez, Siqueira; Tiago, Koke, Saul; Vietto, Martinez, Griezmann.

Wolfsburg XI vs CSKA Moscow: Benaglio; Träsch, Naldo, Dante, Rodriguez; Gustavo, Caligiuri, Draxler, Schürrle; Kruse, Dost.

PSG XI vs Malmo: Trapp; Van der Wiel, Luiz, Silva, Maxwell; Verratti, Motta, Matuidi; Di María, Ibrahimović, Cavani.

Sevilla XI vs Monchengladbach: Rico; Coke, Andreolli, Kolo, Tremoulinas; Krychowiak, N'Zonzi; Reyes, Banega, Vitolo; Gameiro

Monchengladbach XI vs Seviila: Sommer; Korb, Jantschke, Brouwers, Wendt; Stindl, Nordtveit; Hahn, Traoré; Hazard, Raffael.


Raheem Sterling & Anthony Martial are both yet to score in 13 Champions League appearances between them.

Bastian Schweinsteiger has more Champions League assists (8) since 2012/13 than Lionel Messi (7) and Mesut Özil (7).

Manchester City have only claimed victory once in their four previous opening Champions League matchdays (D1 L2)

Juventus have picked up the most red cards in the Champions League: 20 (since 1992/93).

FT: Paris Saint Germain 2 - 0 Malmoe FF (DI Maria, Cavani)

Real Madrid 4 - 0 Shakhtar Donetsk (Benzema, Ronaldo 3X)

PSV Eindhoven 2 - 1 Manchester United(Moreno/Narsingh, Depay)

English Clubs Fail To Light Up Champions League

Wolfsburg 1 - 0 CSKA Moscow (Draxler)

Benfica 2 - 0 FC Astana (Mitroulgu, Gaitan)

Galatasaray 0 - 2 Atletico Madrid (Griezmann X2)

English Clubs Fail To Light Up Champions League

Manchester City 1 - 2 Juventus (Kompany/Mandzukic, Morata)

English Clubs Fail To Light Up Champions League
David Silva in action against Juve

Sevilla 3 - 0 Borussia Moenchengladbach (Gamiero, Banega, Konoplyanka)

FT: Man City 1 - 2 Juve. City lose their their first match of the season while Juve win their second match of the season.

90+ Man City 1 - 2 Juve. Can the English side find a way past the magnificent Buffon in this match???

85' GOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAALLLL!!!!! Yevheniy Konoplyanka makes it 4 - 0 against Mochenglabach who are heading for their firth straight loss of the season

84' GOOOOOOOAAAAAAAALLLLLLL!!!Ronaldo gets his hat trick against Shakhter. Madrid 4 - 0 Shakhter

Cristiano Ronaldo (11) has scored more penalties than any other player in UCL history.

82' GOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAALLLLL!!!!! Morata makes it Man City 1 - 2 Juve

English Clubs Fail To Light Up Champions League
Morata celebrates his goal

81' SUB: Fellaini comes on for the impressivee Andreas Herrera. PSV 2 - 1 Man Utd

75' Yellow card for Jeffery Bruma against Man Utd, Guadrado replaced by Schaars. Still PSV 2 - 1 Man Utd

74' SUB: Manuel Pellegrini removes Vincent Kompany and replaces him with debutant Nicolas Otamendi

71' SUB: Kevin De Bruyne replaces Raheem Sterling

70' GGGGOOOOOAAAAALLLLL!!!!! Mandzukic scores a good header to equalize against Man City

66' GOOOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLL!!!!! Ever Banega scores from the spot to make it Sevilla 2 - 0 Mochenglabach

64' GOOOOOAAAAALLLL!!!! Former Fulham striker Konstantinos Mitroglou extends Benfica's lead against Astana to 2 - 0

63' GGOOOOAAAALLLLL!!!! For PSG....Edison Cavani scores for the French Champions against Malmo to make it 2 - 0

English Clubs Fail To Light Up Champions League
Cavani celebrates scoring against Malmo

63' GOOOOAAAAALLLLL!!!! Manchester United chase the game against PSV. Luciano Narsingh gives the Dutch champions a 2-1 lead.

63' GGGGOOOOAAAAALLLLLL!!!! Ronaldo scores from the spot against. Shakhter in all kinds of trouble now Madrid 3 - 0 Shakhter

60' Nacho of Real Madrid replaces captain Sergio  Ramos.

57' RECORD: Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the all-time UEFA Champions League top scorer with 78 goals.

56' GOOOAAAALLLLL!!!Q Ronaldo will not be left out of the goals. The Portugese scores a penalty against Shakhter

55' GGGOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAALLLLLLL!!!!! Vincent Kompany puts City 1 - 0 up against Juventus with a tromping headers from a corner kick.

53' RED CARD for Taras Stepanenko of Shakhter. This could leave his club exposed against Real Madrid

51' GOOOOAAAAALLLLL!!!! The Eagles of Portugal, Benfica go 1 - 0 against FC Astana through Nicolas Gaitan

49' Another penalty for Sevilla. Gameiro strikes the bar. Missed!

47' GOOOAAAAALLLLL!!!!! Gameiro puts Sevilla ahead from the spot against Mochenglabach. 1-0. Perfect start to the second half.

46' Pepe on for Varane. Second change for Real Madrid.

45+ Second half begins in all centers

HT in all centers:

Paris Saint Germain 1 - 0 Malmoe FF (Di Maria)

Real Madrid 1 - 0 Shakhtar Donetsk (Benzema)

PSV Eindhoven 1 - 1 Manchester United (Moreno/Depay)

Wolfsburg 1 - 0 CSKA Moscow (Draxler)

Benfica 0 - 0 FC Astana

Galatasaray 0 - 2 Atletico Madrid (Griezmann X2)

Manchester City 0 - 0 Juventus

Sevilla 0 - 0 Borussia Moenchengladba

45+ GOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAALLLL!!!!   PSV equalize against Man Utd through Hector Moreno

41' GOOOAAAALLLL!!! Memphis Depay scores on his return to PSV. PSV 0 - 1 Man Utd

41' GOOOAAAAALLLL Julian Draxler breaks the deadlock for Wolfsburg against CSKA Moscow.

English Clubs Fail To Light Up Champions League
Draxler celebrates his goal

40' After forty minutes still no further goals to report

34' Rafael Benitez takes off Gareth Bale and brings on Mateo Kovacic for Real Madrid. Madrid 1 - 0 Shakhter

30' GOOOAAALLL!!! Karim Benzema scores Real Madrid's first goal of this season's Champions league. Madrid 1 - 0  Shakhter

25' GOOOAAAALLLLL!!! Griezmann scores for Atletico again. Can Gala recover from those two goals. Galatasary 0 - 2 Atletico Madrid

22' Fernandinho robs Pogba of possession and tries a cracking effort 30 yards from goal with Buffon beaten but its just over. Man City bossing possession in that match. Man City 0 - 0 Juuve

18' GOOOOAAAALLLL!!!!  Griezmann scores for Atletico Madrid. Galatasary 0 - 1 Atletico

17' Marcos Rojo replaces Luke Shaw who had to be stretched off following a tackle

English Clubs Fail To Light Up Champions League
Luke Shaw was tackled badly

11' 1ST GOAL OF THE UCL: 2006 Iniesta, 2007 Brandao, 2008 Agüero, 2009 Inzaghi, 2010 Janssen, 2011 Pato, 2012 Isco, 2013 Alaba, 2014 Hulk, 2015 DI MARÍA

10' In the Manchester United vs PSV match, United have all the possesion but PSV playing a confident counter attacking brand of football

5' GOOOOAAAALLLLL Di Maria scores for PSG as early as the seventh minute, are we in for a mauling? Di Maria scores the first Champions League goal of the season.

English Clubs Fail To Light Up Champions League

4' Man City have a chance but Buffon saves Juve's blushes

3' Martial could have entered the books of the referee for pulling back a PSV player but he is only warned

1' Kick-off in all match centers

Source: Legit.ng

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