September 20, 2014 10:25
Champions League Group Stage MatchDay 1 Results
In UEFA 2014-15 Champions League Group Stage MatchDay 1 match-ups, Arsenal and Manchester City lost their opening games; Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Liverpool won; and Chelsea suffered a heart-breaking home draw against Schalke.
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Champions League Group Stage MatchDay One Results
Juventus 2-0 Malmo - Carlos Tevez got a brace
Olympiacos 3-2 Atletico Madrid - Kostas Mitroglou scored the winner
Liverpool 2-1 Ludogorets - Ludogorets returned to the Champions League after five seasons, Liverpool’s goals came from new signing super Mario Balotelli and skipper Steven Gerrard, Dani Abalo scored for Ludogorets
Real Madrid 5-1 Basel - Real Madrid’s goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez, and Karim Benzema; Basel’s only goal came from Derlis Gonzalez
Monaco 1-0 Leverkusen - Monaco returned to the Champions League by defeating Leverkusen in a hard fought battle, Monaco’s goal came from Joao Moutinho
Benfica 0-2 Zenit - Zenit earned three points with goals from Hulk and Axel Witsel, Benfica were down to 10 men for the final 25 minutes after their goalkeeper Artur was sent off
Dortmund 2-0 Arsenal - The Gunners were outplayed by German side Dortmund who kept a clean sheet and opened their account with a win due to goals from Ciro Immobile and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Galatasaray 1-1 Anderlecht - Dennis Praet scored for Anderlecht and Burak Yilmaz equalized for Galatasaray
Roma 5-1 CSKA Moscow - Goals, goals, goals for Roma in their inspired return to the Champions League with five goals in the first 50 minutes from Juan Iturbe and Maicon, two goals from Gervinho, and an own goal from Moscow, CSKA’s only goal came late from Ahmed Musa
Bayern Munich 1-0 Manchester City - In a brilliant, hard-fought controversial clash of Bundesliga champs against Premiership champs a goal from Jerome Boateng gave Bayern the victory in the 90th minute.
Ajax 1-1 PSG - Paris Saint Germain began their quest for Champions League silverware with a draw against Ajax away, Edinson Cavani opened the scoring for PSG at 11 minutes, however youngster Lasse Schone late in the match.
Barcelona 1-0 APOEL - Barca began their Champions League challenge with a win at home, Lionel Messi set up Gerard Pique for the game’s only goal as new Barcelona manager Luis Enrique won his debut European clash
Chelsea 1-1 Schalke - Chelsea hosted Schalke at home ending up with a draw against Schalke, Cesc Fabregas scored for Chelsea and Klaas-Jan Hunterlaar scored the equalizer for Schalke
Maribor 1-1 Sporting - Maribor impressed in their Champions League debut as Sporting returned after a four year absence, Nani opened the scoring for Sporting and teenager Luka Zahovic scored the equalizer in the 92nd minute.
Athletic Bilbao 0-0 Shakhtar - Bilbao did not impress in their Champions League return, Shakhtar did not continue their eight match winning streak
Porto 6-0 BATE Borisov - Porto thrilled their fans with a stunning win in their opening day clash at home against BATE with goals from Jackson Martinez, Adrian Lopez and Vincent Aboubakar after a hat trick by Yacine Brahimi