Celtic FC v Manchester City FC - UEFA Champions League

The European elite competition ended on Wednesday night and did have some thrilling games.

Here are the results from all 8 groups games :

Arsenal 2-0 Basel

Ludogorets 1-3 P S G

Besiktas 1-1 Dynamo Kiev

Napoli 4-2 Benfica

Borussia Monchengladbach 1-2 Barcelona

Celtic 3-3 Man City

Atl Madrid 1-0 Bayern Mun

FC Rostov 2-2 PSV Eindhoven

CSKA 0-1 Tottenham

Monaco 1-1 Bayern Leverkusen

Borussia Dortmund 2-2 Real Madrid

Sporting Lisbon 2-0 Legia Warsaw

FC Copenhagen 4-0 Club Brugge

Leicester 1-0 FC Porto

Dinamo Zagreb 0-4 Juventus

Sevilla 1-0 Lyon

Group A

Having secured respective wins against Basel and Ludogorets, Arsenal and PSG became joint group leaders with 4 points apiece. It will all boil down to which of the 2 emerges top after the next 4 games. The 2nd placed team might not get a favourable matchup with any of the other group leaders for the round of 16.

Group B

Napoli’s emphatic win over Benfica means they are now 4 points clear of 2nd placed Besiktas. The Serie A side are having a great European campaign thus far. Bottom of the table side, Dynamo Kiev are still without a win, just like the 2 others. So a 2nd place spot is still very much up for grabs.

Group C

Manchester City’s winning streak in all competitions this season finally came to an end as Brendan Rodgers’ men held them to a scintillating draw away from home. That leaves Barcelona as group leaders following their comeback victory against Monchengladbach away from the comforts of the Camp Nou and without Messi.

Group D

Atletico Madrid once again got the better of Bayern Munich right at home, adding to the Bundesliga’s poor away record. In 11 recent away appearances in Europe, they have lost 6 times and only won twice. Whilst the 2 battle for the top spot, Rostov and PSV’s draw means they are left with a point apiece after 2 games.

Group E

Tottenham finally found their feet as they secured a hard-fought win at Russia to earn 3 points. Son once again came to their rescue, and his solitary strike was enough to hand CSKA a loss.

Monaco couldn’t see off Leverkusen in France as both sides settled for the share of points. However, that didn’t stop them from going top of the group, albeit just with a point over Tottenham.

Group F

Real Madrid’s difficulty in winning on German soil continued against Dortmund, with the hosts fighting back twice to earn a draw. The 2 now have 4 points, and they are closely followed by Lisbon on 3 points. The Portuguese side saw off Legia Warsaw at home, and that leaves the Polish side with 0 points thus far.

Group G

Leicester’s struggles in the local league hasn’t disrupted their 100% start to life in Europe, and they marked their 1st ever Champions League game at the King Power Stadium with a slim win over Porto. The victory came courtesy of a Slimani’s goal. The Algeria has now scored 7 goals against Casillas. Porto have just a point, while FC Copenhagen are behind Leicester’s 6 points by just 2. Brugge have no point.

Group H

Juventus and Sevilla got a win respectively over Zagreb and Lyon, leaving them with 4 points each, while the French and Croatian sides have 3 and 0 points respectively.

Paul Koroma

I learned all about life with a ball at my feet. Soccer allows me to push the limitation of creativity and express myself without saying a word. Soccer is my addiction. I train. I play, and I repeat every single day.

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