Everything had started very well for AC Milan, with Rafael Leão opening the scoring with a cross shot from the right after twenty minutes. But the expulsion of Franck KessiÃ © less than ten minutes later, for a second yellow card, changed everything. Coming into play in the second period, Antoine Griezmann equalized a recovery from the left in the penalty area. The Frenchman’s first goal since his return to AtlÃ © tico. Then in added time, Luis Suarez converted a penalty after a Milan hand in the box. On the gong, the Colchoneros impose themselves. Milan didn’t take any points against Liverpool and Atlético de Madrid.
Sheriff Tiraspol is on cloud nine. Against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu, the Moldovan club won 2-1 with a decisive goal at the very end of the match. They opened the scoring through Jakhshibaev’s lead. Karim Benzema got Real Madrid back on the penalty spot on the hour mark, but instead of overturning the game, the Madrilenians sank again in the 90th minute. With an incredible left-footed strike, Luxembourg’s Thill found Courtois’ skylight. Sheriff Tiraspol have won their first two Champions League games and are leading their group ahead of Real, Inter Milan and Shakhtar.
Bruges had a head of small thumb, in the group of Paris, Manchester City and Leipzig. But in the end, the Belgians turned out to be a bit more of a nuisance than expected. After snagging a draw against PSG in Matchday 1, they beat Leipzig on Tuesday night. Bruges however conceded the first goal of the meeting, signed Nkunku, before reacting with the manner. Vanaken’s equalizer was first rejected by the VAR and then accepted. Rits then gave the Belgians the advantage before the break. Brugge are second in their group, tied with PSG and one point ahead of Manchester City.
In what is perhaps the group of death, Liverpool continue their flawless. Two weeks after beating AC Milan on the edge, the Reds were a little quieter against Porto. Mohamed Salah was the first to find the net before scoring the 3-0 goal after the hour mark. Meanwhile, Sadio Mané had overtaken the bet, taking advantage of the apathy of the Portuguese defense on a James Milner cross. Roberto Firmino ended the evening with a brace a few minutes after a goal from Taremi for Porto which will therefore remain anecdotal. The Reds are alone at the top of their group.
For at least one evening, Donyell Malen was able to make Erling Haaland forget. The Norwegian absent because injured, it is the Dutchman who shone against Sporting, scoring his first goal for Borussia Dortmund. The decisive passer, Jude Bellingham, delivered a high level performance. It was he who launched Malen for the only goal of the game. Sporting, however, reacted in the second half, shaking up the BVB a bit and at least partially erasing the slap they received against Ajax in the first day. . Dortmund, for their part, took 6 out of 6 possible points.