Author`s name Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

Champions League: Group stage kicks off

Champions League: Group stage kicks off. 45363.jpegMatchday 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 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 1b

 

Manchester City FC (England) SSC Napoli (Italy)

Villarreal CF (Spain) FC Bayern Munchen (Germany)

 

Group A

 

FC Bayern Munchen

Manchester City FC

SSC Napoli

Villarreal CF

 

Group B

 

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

FC Internazionale Milano (Italy) Trabzonspor AS (Turkey)

 

Trabzonspor AS

LOSC Lille Métropole

PFC CSKA Moskva

FC Internazionale Milano

 

Group C

 

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

SL Benfica (Portugal) Manchester United FC (England)

 

Manchester United FC

FC Basel 1893

FC Otelul Galati

SL Benfica

 

Group D

GNK Dinamo  (Croatia) Real Madrid CF (Spain)

AFC Ajax (Netherlands) Olympique Lyonnais (France)

 

Olympique Lyonnais

GNK Dinamo Zagreb

Real Madrid CF

AFC Ajax

 

Matchday 2a, 2b September 27,28

 

Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

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