Rakitic with the flying goal for Barca at Wembley
Tottenham UEFA woes was compounded by Barcelona at Wembley with an emphatic 4-2 victory with two goals from talismanic Lionel Messi, one each from Phillippe Coutinho and Ivan Rakitic whose 2o yards flying kick was the goal of the match. With this loss, Spurs has suffered a second Champions League defeat from two games this season. The first was with Inter Milan at 2-1. Goals from Harry Kane and Erik Lamela was all of Spurs’ response in the second half.
In another thrilling encounter, Liverpool suffered a lone defeat in the hands of Napoli. Lorenzo Insigne’s dramatic late winner gave Napoli victory over Liverpool in their Champions League group game in Italy. They dominated the game from the outset, leaving Jurgen Klopp’s men a shadow of themselves.
Liverpool’s best effort came through Mohamed Salah, who shot wide after the break.
Earlier on the day a Neymar hat-trick inspired Paris St-Germain to an emphatic Champions League Group C victory over Red Star Belgrade at the Parc des Princes, as the match ended 6-1 with other goals from Cavani, Mbappe and di Maria
Former Germany international Marko Marin got the Serbian side on the score sheet with a powerful drive but it was not enough to put them in the game.
Other encounters were Atlethico Madrid and Club Brugge, which ended 3-1, B /Dormund vs Monaco,3- 0, FC Porto 1 Galatasary 0 and Lokomotiv Moscow 0 Schalke 1