Manchester City stun Chelsea as Paris win again

Manchester City stormed to a 3-0 defeat of champions Chelsea and Paris made it six points from two games as we look at how the group contenders got on this weekend.

Vincent Kompany celebrates after doubling Manchester City's lead against Chelsea
Vincent Kompany celebrates after doubling Manchester City's lead against Chelsea ©AFP/Getty Images

Last season's Premier League runners-up Manchester City made an early-season statement of intent with a 3-0 defeat of champions Chelsea, while Wolfsburg started with a win in the Bundesliga and Paris made it six points from two games. We round up how the 22 confirmed UEFA Champions League group contenders did on Sunday and over the weekend.

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Sunday's games:
Manchester City
3-0 Chelsea
 (Agüero 31, Kompany 79, Fernandinho 85)
• Sergio Agüero scored his tenth goal in his last nine Premier League outings and Vincent Kompany his second in a week as last season's runners-up beat the champions in Manchester.
• Second 3-0 win in two games makes City early frontrunners, five points ahead of Chelsea who have failed to win at least one one of their opening two Premier League matches for the first time since 1998/99.

Crystal Palace 1-2 Arsenal (Ward 28; Giroud 16, Delaney 55og)
• The Gunners responded to their opening day defeat by West Ham to beat Palace 2-1 for the third time in the last three Premier League meetings between the teams.
• Olivier Giroud put the visitors ahead – ensuring he has scored on all three of his visits to Selhurst Park – but Arsenal needed a Damian Delaney own goal to win it after Joel Ward's equaliser.

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Wolfsburg 2-1 Frankfurt (Perišić 13, Dost 17; Reinartz 19)
• Undefeated at home for the full 2014/15 Bundesliga season, Wolfsburg started off in the same fashion this term thanks to a pair of quick-fire goals from Ivan Perišić and Bas Dost.
• It is the first time the Wolves have opened the league campaign with a win since 2012/13, when Dost also registered in the 1-0 win against Stuttgart.

Benfica 4-0 Estoril (Mitroglou 74, Jonas 78pen 81, Semedo 89)
• Benfica were made to wait before starting the Liga season with victory, the first goal coming from Fulham loanee Kostas Mitroglou and the last from Nélson Semedo on his Liga debut for the first team.
• Benfica, welcoming captain Luisão back from injury, stretched their unbeaten home league run to 52 matches since a 3-2 reverse against Porto in March 2012.

Paris 2-0 Gazélec Ajaccio (Matuidi 11, Thiago Silva 21)
• Paris made it two wins out of two to end the weekend top of Ligue 1.
• Blaise Matuidi hit a fine running shot before Thiago headed the second.

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Gent 1-0 Sint-Truiden (Depoitre 30)
• Gent remain unbeaten after four rounds of the Belgian First League after registering a second 1-0 home win of the season.
• Laurent Depoitre's second of the campaign means the Buffalos have scored a single goal in each league game so far, winning both home ties and drawing both away.

PSV 2-0 Groningen (Narsingh 7 76)
• After conceding a 95th-minute equaliser to Den Haag goalkeeper Martin Hansen in their season opener, PSV earned their first win of the campaign thanks to Luciano Narsingh's double.
• PSV – who added Mexico defender Héctor Moreno from Espanyol on Saturday – make it two wins against Groningen without conceding in a fortnight after seeing them off 3-0 to lift the Dutch Super Cup on 2 August.

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Saturday's games:
Porto 3-0 Guimarães
Zenit 0-2 Krasnodar
Sivasspor 2-2 Galatasaray
Dynamo Kyiv 3-0 Karpaty
Dortmund 4-0 Monchengladbach
Guingamp 0-1 Lyon
Atlético Madrid 3-0 Real Betis (friendly, Cadiz)

Friday's games:
Athletic Club 4-0 Barcelona (Spanish Super Cup, first leg)
Bayern München 5-0 Hamburg
AS Roma 6-4 Sevilla (friendly)

Thursday's game:
Olympiacos 1-1 Qatar (friendly, Jona)

No game:
Juventus, Real Madrid

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