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Midweek Football Review

Some crazy results!

Champions League Group Stage MD 3

Group A

Lokomotiv Moskva 1 vs. 1 Atletico Madrid

Gimenez gave Atletico the lead in the 18th minute but Miranchuk converted a penalty in the 25th minute to equalise for Moscow. Neither team could break the other down for the rest of the game. Lokomotiv remain 3rd while Atletico remain 2nd. 

RB Salzburg 2 vs. 6 Bayern Munich

Berisha gave Salzburg the lead in the 4th minute but it only served as a wake up call to Bayern and the machine got going. Lewandowski equalised via a penalty in the 21st minute while a Kristensen own goal in the 44th minute gave Bayern the lead. Okugawa equalised for Salzburg in the 66th minute but Boateng, Sane, Lewandowski, and Hernandez scored in the final 10 minutes and extra time to finish the game off. Bayern are just a win away from sealing progression to the knockout stage. 

Group B

Shakhtar Donetsk 0 vs. 6 Monchengladbach

Plea scored a hattrick, Bondar scored an own goal, while Bensebaini and Stindl also added goals in a massive win for Monchengladbach away at Shakhtar. Monchengladbach go to the top of the table while Shakhtar drop down to 2nd. 

Real Madrid 3 vs. 2 Inter Milan

Benzema gave Real Madrid the lead in the 25th minute, while Ramos made it 2 in the 33rd minute. Martinez got one back for Inter in the 35th minute and Perisic equalised for Inter in the 68th minute. Rodrygo though had the final laugh for Real Madrid as he scored in the 80th minute. Real get their first win as they go 3rd in the group while Inter haven’t won yet and sit bottom of the group. 

Group C

Man City 3 vs. 0 Olympiakos

Torres scored in the 12th minute while Jesus and Cancelo added goals in the final 10 minutes of the game. City ran out comfortable winners in the end as they remain top of the table and a win away from the knockout stage. Olympiacos sit 3rd in the group. 

FC Porto 3 vs. 0 Marseille

Marega, Oliveira, and Diaz all scored as Porto got a good win against Marseille at home. Porto go into 2nd with the win while Marseille remain bottom of the table having lost all 3 games so far. 

Group D

Atalanta 0 vs. 5 Liverpool

Jota got a hattrick while Salah and Mane also got on the score sheet as Liverpool ran out comfortable winners against Atalanta. Liverpool continue their winning streak as they sit top of the table while Atalanta drop into 3rd with the loss. 

Midtjylland 1 vs. 2 Ajax

Antony and Tadic scored in the opening minutes of the game to give Ajax the lead. Dreyer got one back for Midtjylland in the 18th minute but that was it. Neither team was able to score another goal for the rest of the game. Ajax go into 2nd with the win while Midtjylland remain bottom of the group with 3 losses. 

Group E

Sevilla 3 vs. 2 Krasnodar

A crazy game for Sevilla and Krasnodar in Group E. Suleymanov and Berg scored within 21 minutes to give Krasnodar a surprise lead. Rakitic got one back for Sevilla in the 43rd minute but Navas was sent off for Sevilla before half time. En-Nesyri though scored in the 69th and 72nd minute to give Sevilla a win. Krasnodar will feel irritated by the loss as they sit 3rd in the table. Sevilla remain 2nd on goal difference. 

Group F

Zenit 1 vs. 1 Lazio

Yerokhin scored in the 32nd minute to give Zenit the lead but Lazio managed a point in the end through Caicedo who scored in the 82nd minute. Zenit remain bottom of the table while Lazio sit 2nd. 

Club Brugge 0 vs. 3 Dormtund

Hazard scored in the 13th minute while Haaland added a 2nd in the18th minute and a 3rd in the 32nd minute. Dortmund go to the top of the table with the win while Brugge sit 3rd. 

Group G

Barcelona 2 vs. 1 Dynamo Kyiv

Messi scored a penalty in the 5th minute and Pique scored in the 65th minute to give Barcelona a 2 goal lead. Kyiv got one back 10 minutes later through Tsyhankov but they couldn’t find the equaliser. Barcelona are now just a win away from the knockout stage while Kyiv sit 3rd in the group. 

Ferencvaros 1 vs. 4 Juventus

Morata scored in the 7th minute to give Juventus the lead. The Spaniard then scored again in the 60th minute to make it 0-2. Dybala scored in the 72nd minute to make it 0-3 while Dvali scored an own goal to make it 4 for Juventus. Boli got one back for Ferencvaros in the 90th minute. Juventus remain 2nd in the group while Ferencvaros sit bottom of the group. 

Group H

Istanbul Basaksehir 2 vs. 1 Man United

Ba scored in the 13th minute to give Istanbul a surprise lead after some very poor defending. Visca made it 2-0 in the 40th minute thanks once again to some abysmal coordination at the back. Martial got one back in the 43rd minute but United couldn’t build upon the goal in the 2nd half as Istanbul held on comfortably. Istanbul remain bottom of the group on goal difference but get an important win while United remain top of the group on goal difference. 

RB Leipzig 2 vs. 1 Paris Saint Germain

Di Maria scored in the 6th minute to give PSG the lead but Leipzig fought their way back. Nkunku equalised in the 41st minute while Forsberg scored a penalty in the 57th minute. Gueye was sent off in the 69th minute for PSG while Kimpembe was also sent off in extra time for the French. Leipzig remain 2nd in the group on goal difference while PSG are 3rd. 

Europa League Group Stage MD 3

Leicester 4 vs. 0 Braga (Group G)

Iheanacho scored 2 while Praet and Maddison added the rest as Leicester won comfortably against Braga. Leicester make it 3 in 3 while Braga remain 2nd in the group. 

Ludogorets 1 vs. 3 Tottenham (Group J)

Kane and Moura scored in the 1st half for Tottenham. Keseru got one back for Ludogorets in the 51st minute but Lo Celso made it 3 for Tottenham in the 62nd minute. Tottenham go back to the top of the group on goal difference while Ludogorets sit bottom with 3 losses. 

Arsenal 4 vs. 1 Molde (Group B)

Ellingsen gave Molde the lead in the 22nd minute to give the Norwegian side a surprise lead. Molde though caused their own demise as Haugen scored an own goal right before half time to bring Arsenal back into the game. Sinyan then scored an own goal in the 62nd minute to give Arsenal the lead. Pepe scored in the 69th minute to make it 3-1 and Willock made it 4 in the 88th minute. Arsenal make it 3 wins in 3 while Molde remain 2nd. 

AC Milan 0 vs. 3 Lille (Group H)

Yazici scored a hattrick for Lille as they dealt Milan their first loss of the season. Lille move to the top of the table with the win while Milan drop down to 2nd. 

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