Wednesday roundup: Rampant Benfica, Ronaldo hits the last winner | UEFA Champions League

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Benfica ruthlessly defeated Barcelona, ​​Cristiano Ronaldo scored a last-minute winner on the night he set a new UEFA Champions League appearance record and Bayern categorically claimed two out of two wins.

UEFA.com wraps up all the action from the second night of Matchday 2.


All the results of the 2nd day

Click on any score to review all of the action as it happened. Highlights are available from midnight local time.

Group E

Bayern 5-0 Dynamo Kiev

Highlights: Bayern 5-0 Dynamo Kiev

Robert Lewandowski scored twice in a Champions League game for the 19th time Рhis first penalty Рas Bayern were rewarded for their dominant performance with a comfortable victory. The German champions added three more goals after the break thanks to fierce finishes from Serge Gnabry and Leroy San̩, before Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting closed the victory.

Key statistic: Bayern have now scored at least three goals in each of their last nine competitive games – including 31 in six home games – and have scored in 81 consecutive matches in all competitions.

20/10: Benfica vs Bayern, Barcelona vs Dynamo Kiev

Benfica 3-0 Barcelona


Highlights: Benfica 3-0 Barcelona

Highlights: Benfica 3-0 Barcelona

The Portuguese side beat Barca for the first time since the teams first met in the 1961 European Cup final, having got off to a great start when Darwin Nuñez shot before three minutes had passed. The visitors insisted on equalizing, with Luuk de Jong missing out on two presentable chances but still looked vulnerable at the back. Nuñez hit the post before Rafa Silva reacted intelligently to lead in the second and Nuñez then integrated the point, Barca’s woes made worse by Eric García’s late red card.

Key statistic: Nuñez’s first goal was Benfica’s first against Barcelona in 426 minutes, and their first against the Spanish team in Lisbon.

20/10: Benfica vs Bayern, Barcelona vs Dynamo Kiev

Group F

Atalante 1-0 Young Boys


Highlights: Atalanta 1-0 Young Boys

Highlights: Atalanta 1-0 Young Boys

The managers of Gian Piero Gasperini had to be patient as they secured their first victory in the section on second demand. Matteo Pessina missed a great chance late in the first half but made amends when he pushed Duván Zapata’s cross in the 68th minute to finally end resistance from the relentless Swiss visitors and send La Dea into the lead. of the group.

Key statistic: Atalanta lost their first three group stage matches in 2019/20 – their first season. Their group stage record since then is: W6 D4 L1.

20/10: Young Boys vs Villarreal, Man. United vs Atalanta

Man. United 2-1 Villarreal


Strengths: Male.  United 2-1 Villarreal

Strengths: Male. United 2-1 Villarreal

Ronaldo scored his record 178th UEFA Champions League appearance with the winner late. The visitors had the best of the first half and David de Gea produced a series of fine saves to ward off Arnaut Danjuma, Paco Alcácer and Yeremi Pino, before Alcácer caught the opening game, hitting Danjuma’s cross . United quickly equalized when Alex Telles shot Bruno Fernandes’ smart free-kick to score his first goal for the club, but they seemed to be heading for a point until Ronaldo sank deep into added time to ensure his first victory in the group. .

Key statistic: Alcácer’s goal was the first in 413 UEFA Champions League minutes between the two clubs.

20/10: Young Boys vs Villarreal, Man. United vs Atalanta

Group G

Wolfsburg 1-1 Sevilla


Highlights: Wolfsburg 1-1 Sevilla

Highlights: Wolfsburg 1-1 Sevilla

Ivan Rakitić scored his second penalty kick of the campaign and Alejandro Gómez completed a shot against a post late in the game as Sevilla narrowly missed a comeback victory over Wolfsburg. Renato Steffen placed a precise half volley past Yassine Bounou to give Die Wölfe the advantage, and the goalkeeper then thwarted Wout Weghorst from a head-to-head – but Sevilla would not be denied.

Key statistic: Steffen scored his second Champions League goal five years after his first, after signing up for his competitive debut for Basel against Ludogorets in September 2016.

20/10: Salzburg vs Wolfsburg, LOSC vs Sevilla

Salzburg 2-1 LOSC


Highlights: Wolfsburg 1-1 Sevilla

Highlights: Wolfsburg 1-1 Sevilla

The hosts continued their Champions League penalty shootout streak to take all three points against LOSC. The Austrian side got three shots on goal against Sevilla in their opener – although they only converted one – and one in each Karim Adeyemi’s half proved to be enough for the home win here. Burak Yılmaz gave the French champions hope with a free kick, but they failed to equalize.

Key statistic: At 36 years and 76 days old, Burak Yılmaz has become the oldest Turkish scorer in the competition (from the group stage to the final).

20/10: Salzburg vs Wolfsburg, LOSC vs Sevilla

Group H

Zenith 4-0 Malmö


Highlights: Zenit 4-0 Malmö

Highlights: Zenit 4-0 Malmö

Zenit claimed their first Champions League victory in nine games thanks to an emphatic success against Malmö. Claudinho transformed at close range after nine minutes and the Russian prospects doubled their advantage just after the break thanks to a powerful header from Daler Kuzyaev. Visiting center-back Anel Ahmedhodzic was sacked for turning down a scoring opportunity before Aleksei Sutormin and Wendel scored a fine victory.

Key statistic: This is Zenit’s biggest victory in the Champions League (from the group stage to the final).

20/10: Chelsea vs Malmö, Zenit vs Juventus

Juventus 1-0 Chelsea


Highlights: Juventus 1-0 Chelsea

Highlights: Juventus 1-0 Chelsea

Federico Chiesa’s goal ten seconds after the start of the second half gave the Bianconeri a hard-fought victory. The starters dominated wide boards in Turin, but struggled to create chances and always seemed sensitive at the break. The electric Chiesa duly struck after the restart, and Federico Bernardeschi wasted a golden opportunity to add to the score on a frustrating night for Chelsea.

Key statistic: Juventus have won 12 of their last 13 group stage matches.

20/10: Chelsea vs Malmö, Zenit vs Juventus

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