Author`s name Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

Champions League: Group Phase kicks off

A bad night for Russian team CSKA Moskva, which went down 3-0 at Bayern, while Shakhtar Donetsk from the Ukraine started in the best form possible with a 2-0 away victory in Spain at the stadium of Real Sociedad. Real Madrid thrashed Galatasaray in Turkey, Cristiano Ronaldo scoring a hat-trick.

Group A

 Manchester United (ENG) 4 Bayer Leverkusen (GER) 2

Rooney (2), Van Persie,      Omar, Toprak


Real Sociedad (SPAIN) 0 Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) 2

                                                                                           Alex Teixeira (2)

Group B

Galatasaray (TUR) 1 Real Madrid (SPAIN) 6

Umit Bulut               Isco, Benzema (2), C. Ronaldo (3)

FC Copenhagen (DEN) 1 Juventus (ITA) 1

N. Jorgensen                     Quagliarella

Group C

 Benfica (POR) 2 Anderlecht (NETHERLANDS) 0

Djuricic, Luisão

Olympiakos (GRE) 1 Paris St-Germain (FRA) 3

Weiss                     Cavani, Thiago Motta (2), Marquinhos

Group D

Bayern Munich (GER) 3 CSKA Moscow (RUS) 0

Alaba, Mandzukic, Robben

Viktoria Plzen (CZE) 0  Manchester City (ENG) 3

                                Dzeko, Y. Touré, Agüero

Playing tonight

Group E Schalke (GER) Steaua Bucharest (ROM) Chelsea (ENG)  FC Basel (SWI)

Group F Marseille (FRA) Arsenal (ENG) Napoli (ITA) Borussia Dortmund (GER)

Group G Austria Vienna (AUS) FC Porto (POR) Atletico Madrid (SPA) Zenit St Petersburg (RUS)

Group H AC Milan (ITA) Celtic (SCOT) Barcelona (SPA) Ajax (NETHERLANDS)


  • Group A: Manchester United v Bayer Leverkusen, Real Sociedad v Shakhtar Donetsk
  • Group B: Galatasaray v Real Madrid, FC Copenhagen v Juventus
  • Group C: Benfica v Anderlecht, Olympiakos v Paris St-Germain
  • Group D: Bayern Munich v CSKA Moscow, Viktoria Plzen v Manchester City
  • Group E: Schalke v Steaua Bucharest, Chelsea v FC Basel
  • Group F: Marseille v Arsenal , Napoli v Borussia Dortmund,
  • Group G: Austria Vienna v Porto, Atletico Madrid v Zenit St Petersburg,
  • Group H: AC Milan v Celtic, Barcelona v Ajax


Next Games October 1,2


Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey



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