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Champions League: Matchday three round-up


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Champions League: Matchday three round-up

Real Madrid and Paris Saint Germain remain neck and neck in Group A of the Champions League following a goalless draw at the Parc des Princes on matchday three.

Malmo were the only ones to score on the night in the group as they beat Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 courtesy of a 17th minute Markus Rosenberg goal.

Real and PSG lead the way on seven points with Malmo third four points back.

Manchester United picked up their first point away from home in Group B following a one all draw with CSKA Moscow. Anthony Martial cancelled out Seydou Doumbia’s first half opener for a share of the spoils in the Russian capital.

Wolfsburg beat PSV Eindhoven 2-0 thanks to goals from Bas Dost and Max Kruse and now lead the group 2 points clear of both CSKA and United.

Benfica failed to maintain their perfect start to Group C after they were beaten 2-1 by Galatasaray.

Selcuk Inan and Lukas Podolski scored for the Turks who celebrated their first win of the campaign.

Atletico Madrid welcomed newcomers Astana to Spain with a 4-0 thumping of the Kazakhs – Atletico are level with Benfica on six points, Galatasaray trail by two with Astana bottom with one.

In Group D last season’s losing finalists Juventus were held to a goalless draw on home soil by
Borussia Moenchengladbach.

The Italians remain top but have Manchester City snapping at their heels one point behind after Kevin de Bruyne scored in stoppage time to help snatch a 2-1 win against Europa League champions Sevilla.

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