How did the group stage contenders fare?
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Another record for Cristiano Ronaldo but more problems for Chelsea and Juventus – UEFA.com looks at how all 32 teams fared in their final fixtures before the group stage.
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Metalist 0-5 Shakhtar Donetsk
Alex Teixeira scored twice to take his tally to seven in six league games this term, while Metalist had Dmytro Ryzhuk dismissed in conceding a penalty.
Malmö 1-1 Elfsborg
Adam Lundqvist put the visitors in front midway through the first half, but Malmö equalised through Enoch Kofi Adu's effort seven minutes after the interval.
Paris Saint-Germain 2-2 Bordeaux
Paris failed to equal Bordeaux's French top-flight record of 14 consecutive Ligue 1 victories as Wahbi Khazri equalised just two minutes after Henri Saivet had been sent off. Edinson Cavani struck a first-half double.
Espanyol 0-6 Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo helped himself to five goals and surpassed Raúl González as Real Madrid's all-time leading scorer in the Spanish Liga.
15 September: Paris v Malmö, Real Madrid v Shakhtar
Manchester United 3-1 Liverpool
Anthony Martial, who joined United from Monaco on deadline day, came off the bench to score on his debut and wrap up the points for the hosts. Louis van Gaal's team are second, five points off Premier League leaders Manchester City.
CSKA Moskva 2-2 Zenit
League leaders CSKA had won all of their first seven Russian Premier League games of the season but were held as a result of Igor Smolnikov's 88th-minute equaliser for Zenit.
Cambuur 0-6 PSV Eindhoven
Luuk de Jong scored a hat-trick and Jürgen Locadia scored twice as PSV maintained their unbeaten start to the season.
Ingolstadt 0-0 Wolfsburg
Dante and Julian Draxler both made their Wolfsburg debuts as Dieter Hecking's third-placed charges drew a blank at the newly promoted Bundesliga side.
15 September: Wolfsburg v CSKA, PSV v United
Atlético Madrid 1-2 Barcelona
Atlético took the lead through Fernando Torres – his first goal of 2015/16 – but ultimately lost to Barcelona for the fifth game in succession.
Ordabsy 2-3 Astana
Tanat Nuserbayev grabbed a 90th-minute winner for the ten-man visitors who had trailed early on and led 2-1.
Galatasaray 1-1 Mersin
Galatasaray dropped points for the third time in four league games this season, Lukas Podolski scoring his second of the campaign on Saturday.
Benfica 6-0 Belenenses
Benfica made it three home wins, scoring 13 goals, from their opening four Liga games. Kostas Mitroglou and Jonas claimed two each with Nicolás Gaitán and Talisca completing the scoring after 63 minutes.
15 September: Galatasaray v Atlético, Benfica v Astana
Juventus 1-1 Chievo
The Bianconeri required Paulo Dybala's 83rd-minute penalty to avoid suffering their third straight Serie A defeat. Juve have nevertheless dropped eight points this season; it took them 15 games to do the same last season.
Crystal Palace 0-1 Manchester City
City lost Sergio Agüero to an early injury but 18-year-old striker Kelechi Iheanacho emerged from the bench late on and struck his first Premier League goal in the 90th minute to maintain his team's 100% record.
Levante 1-1 Sevilla
Sevilla are still searching for their first Liga win of the campaign after three matches. Steven N'Zonzi scored their first league goal in the 12th minute but Víctor Camarasa levelled just before the hour.
Mönchengladbach 0-3 Hamburg
Mönchengladbach's poor start to the Bundesliga campaign continued, leaving Lucien Favre's men without a point after four games and bottom of the table. Pierre-Michelle Lasogga scored twice for Hamburg.
15 September: City v Juventus, Sevilla v Mönchengladbach
Frosinone 0-2 Roma
Goals from Iago Falqué and Juan Manuel Iturbe earned Roma their second successive Serie A win.
Bayer Leverkusen 0-1 Darmstadt
The Bundesliga outfit lost for the second time this season, succumbing to Aytaç Sulu's goal after eight minutes.
Atlético Madrid 1-2 Barcelona
Luis Enrique's team fell behind to Torres's goal just after the break but Neymar was quick to equalise before Lionel Messi struck the winner having started the game on the bench.
BATE 1-1 Shakhtyor
The Belarusian champions failed to win for just the fifth time in 19 league games this term, Igor Stasevich earning them a point just before the hour.
16 September: Leverkusen v BATE, Roma v Barcelona
Arsenal 2-0 Stoke
The Gunners climbed into second with their third Premier League win of the campaign courtesy of a goal in each half from Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud.
Bayern München 2-1 Augsburg
The home team struck twice in the last 13 minutes to see off Augsburg, who led at the break through Alexander Esswein. Robert Lewandowksi equalised before Thomas Müller converted a penalty late on.
Lokomotiva Zagreb 0-4 Dinamo Zagreb
Ángelo Henríquez scored in either half as the visitors sauntered to victory, Junior Fernandes and Leonardo Sigali also on target after the break.
Olympiacos 3-1 Platanias
Olympiacos are unbeaten in 11 games in all competitions – a run dating back to April – Jimmy Durmaz, Alejandro Domínguez and Arthur Masuaku on the mark in their latest victory.
16 September: Dinamo v Arsenal, Olympiacos v Bayern
Everton 3-1 Chelsea
José Mourinho's side slipped to their third defeat in five Premier League games, Steven Naismith coming off the bench to score a hat-trick.
Dynamo Kyiv 3-0 Olexandriya
Goals from Denys Garmash, Domagoj Vida and Danilo Silva earned Dynamo their sixth win in seven league games this term.
Arouca 1-3 Porto
Porto remain unbeaten and top of the Portuguese Liga, two goals from Jesús Corona and one from Vincent Aboubakar securing maximum points against their neighbours.
Kiryat Shmona 1-1 Maccabi Tel-Aviv
Gal Alberman struck midway through the second half to earn Maccabi a draw, their first dropped points of the season.
16 September: Dynamo v Porto, Chelsea v Maccabi
CSKA Moskva 2-2 Zenit
Smolnikov's second league goal of the campaign earned Zenit a late point which ensures they remain six points adrift of the early pacesetters.
Zulte Waregem 1-1 Gent
Though Benito Raman gave Gent the lead just prior to the break, Gent were forced to settle for a point. They also had Hannes Van der Bruggen dismissed late on.
Lyon 0-0 LOSC
Lyon failed to win for the third time in their first five Ligue 1 fixtures this season.
Sporting Gijon 0-1 Valencia
Paco Alcácer came off the bench and scored the only goal of the game in the first minute of added time to earn Valencia their first league victory of the season.
16 September: Valencia v Zenit, Gent v Lyon