Wednesday night’s fixtures saw teams from group A to D playing their second match of the Champions League group stages.
Malmo 0-2 Real Madrid
Shakhtar Donetsk 0-3 PSG
CSKA Moscow 3-2 PSV
Manchester United 2-1 Wolfsburg
Astana 2-2 Galatasaray
Atletico Madrid 1-2 Benfica
Borussia Moenchengladbach 1-2 Manchester City
Juventus 2-0 Sevilla
After a poor display from Arsenal and Chelsea on Tuesday night the burden fell on both the Manchester clubs to save England’s face in the Champions League. Manchester City had a tough encounter away to Borussia Monchendgladbach. Although the German club had a poor start to their Bundesliga season they did not make it easy for Manchester City. M’gladbach started on the front foot but the first goal of the match didn’t come until after half time. Lars Stindl scored at the 54th minute to mount more pressure on Manuel Pellegrini’s side who had lost on the weekend as well.
This was exactly the kind of wake up call City needed as they dominated the rest of the match and scored 11 minutes late through their new signing Nicolas Otamendi. Sergio Aguero scored the winner from the penalty spot to complete City’s comeback.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s two goals took him past 500 career goals and handed Real Madrid a 2-0 Champions League victory over 10-man Malmo.
Kazakhstani club FC Astana, who created Champions League history by becoming the first Kazakhstani club to win a point in the group stages of the competition.
Paris Saint-Germain made it two wins from two in Champions League Group A, goals in the first quarter of the match from Serge Aurier and David Luiz setting them on their way to three points away to Shakhtar Donetsk.
The most thrilling match of the evening was played near the russian capital moscow as CSKA bounce back from their matchday one loss to Wolfsburg in a thrilling encounter against PSV.
Clinical Juventus earned their second win in Group D by beating Sevilla 2-0.
Manchester United came from behind to defeat Wolfsburg and put their first points on the table read our match review here.