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Champions League: Matchday 1 complete

Champions League: Matchday 1 complete. 45376.jpegMatchday 1a and 1b is complete, with the first round of the group stage in this season's Champions League completed. CSKA Moskva had a great away draw at Lille, 2-2, compensating for the defeat the day before of Zenit St. Petersburg to Cyprus' APOEL by 2-1. The next round is on September 27 and 28.

Matchday 1a is for Groups E to H in the Champions League group stage. The top two teams in each group go through to the second phase. The third-placed teams play in the Europa League and the last team classified drops out of UEFA competition this season. Matchday 1b is September 14 in which Groups A to D will play.

Matchday 1b

Manchester City FC (England) 1 SSC Napoli (Italy) 1

Villarreal CF (Spain) 0 FC Bayern Munchen (Germany) 2

 

Group A

 

FC Bayern Munchen              3 - 2 - 0

Manchester City FC             1 - 1 - 1

SSC Napoli                            1 - 1 - 1 

Villarreal CF                          0 - 0 - 2

 

Group B

 

LOSC Lille Métropole (France) 2 PFC CSKA Moskva (Russia) 2

FC Internazionale Milano (Italy) 0 Trabzonspor AS (Turkey) 1

 

Trabzonspor AS                   3 - 1 - 0

LOSC Lille Métropole          1 - 2 - 2         

PFC CSKA Moskva             1 - 2 - 2

FC Internazionale Milano   0 - 0 - 1

 

Group C

 

FC Basel 1893 (Switzerland) 2 FC Otelul Galati (Romania) 1

SL Benfica (Portugal) 1 Manchester United FC (England) 1

 

FC Basel 1893                        3 - 2 - 1

Manchester United FC            1 - 1 - 1         

SL Benfica                               1 - 1 - 1

FC Otelul Galati                      0 - 1 - 2

 

Group D

GNK Dinamo  (Croatia) 0  Real Madrid CF (Spain) 1

AFC Ajax (Netherlands) 0 Olympique Lyonnais (France) 0

Real Madrid CF                   3 - 1 - 0

Olympique Lyonnais           1 - 0 - 0

AFC Ajax                             1 - 0 - 0

GNK Dinamo Zagreb           0 - 0 - 1

 

Matchday 1a

 

Group E

 

Chelsea FC (England) 2 Bayer 04 Leverkusen (Germany) 0

KRC Genk (Belgium) 0 Valência CF (Spain) 0

 

Chelsea FC                              3 points - 2 goals for - 0 against

Valência CF                             1 - 0 - 0

KRC Genk                                1 - 0 - 0

Bayer 04 Leverkusen             0 - 0 - 2

 

 Group F

 

Olympiakos FC (Greece) 0 Olympique de Marseille (France) 1

Borussia Dortmund (Germany) 1 Arsenal FC (England) 1

 

Olympique de Marseille         3 - 1 - 0

Arsenal FC                              1 - 1 - 1

Borussia Dortmund                1 - 1 - 1

Olympiakos FC                      0 - 0 - 1

 

Group G

 

FC Porto (Portugal) 2 FC Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine) 1

APOEL FC (Cyprus) 2 FC Zenit St. Petersburg (Russia) 1

 

FC Porto                                 3 - 2 - 1

APOEL FC                              3 - 2 - 1

FC Zenit St. Petersburg        0 - 1 - 2

FC Shakhtar Donetsk            0 - 1 - 2

 

 Group H

 

FC Barcelona (Spain) 2 AC Milan (Italy) 2

FC Viktoria Plsen (Czech Republic) 1 FC BATE Borisov (Belarus) 1

 

FC Barcelona                         1 - 2 - 2

AC Milan                                1 - 2 - 2

FC BATE Borisov                  1 - 1 - 1

FC Viktoria Plsen                  1 - 1 - 1

 

Matchday 2a, 2b September 27,28

 

Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

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