UEFA Day 2: Man City Maul Donesk 3-0, PSG Hit Real Madrid, 3-0, Bayern, Zagreb Win, Atletico/Juve Draw, Spurs Draw Olympiakos

 

Shakar Donesk vs Man City, 0-3

Jesus scored the final goal that sealed Donesk’s hopes All pix from Getty Images

First half goals from Mahrez and Gondogan put City into the match. With their fluid and mesmerizing play, they maintained total control through out the game. The accurate passes and team spirt gave the London side the continued tonic they needed to shoot from any angle and with gymnastic pleasure. At a time Nicolas Otamendi netted with a cracking scissor kick but Raheem Sterling was in the middle of the 18 yard box and the off side flag went up, cancelling the goal. It was Gabriel Jesus with a De Bruyne assist made it three in the 76th min. The dominance was too much for the host to contain and it showed in the scoreline at the end of the match.

PSG vs Real Madrid, 3-0

Real Goalie, Courtois floored after being bombarded by unrelenting PSG players until Meunier cracked in the third in the 90th min

 

A brace from former Madrid man, Angel Di Maria in the 14th and 33rd min separated both team, which played the same 4-3-3 formation. Shot accuracy by three-time winner of the Champions cup was zero percent compared to 60 per cent for PSG. At a time goalie Thibaut Courtois did all his could but PSG was on fire tonight and caged Real. A well- crafted and clinical Gareth Bale goal was ruled out as handball. It probably would have made a huge difference because as it turned out, this was the first time in a long while that Madrid could not score in a Champions League match since the 2002-2003 season, according to an observant analyst, Opta,.A Meunier cracker in the 90th min gave host the late goal to make 3-0. Amazing. This was from a PSG with no Neymar, Cavani and Mbape in the encounter!

 

Atletico Madrid vs Juventus, 2-2

Matuidi made it two for Juve but the home recovered and drew the match after a Savic equalizer for Atletico in the 70th min put the host into the match

A Gonzalo Higuian connection with Juan Cuadrado gave the visiting Juve a goal in the 48th min. But in the 70 min, Stafan Savic nodded in the equalizer, putting the host into the match. But Blaise Matuidi was to spoil the fun for them when he got free in the middle and headed into the roof of the net for the second goal. The host, facing defeat before a supportive home crowd piled the pressure And in the 90th minute on the dot, Herrera scored the equalizer.

Olympiakos vs Tottenham, 2-2

Tottenham lost two-goal lead, got in the first half through a Harry Kane penalty and Lucas Moura,  to draw with Olympiakos. The host simply took the pep talk with the manager in the break and took the game to the visiting Spurs half and got their deserved goals through Daniel Podence and a penalty shot by M. Valbuena.

Bayern Munchen Vs Crvena Zvezda, 3-0

Apart from the 34th goal by Coman, assisted by Persic, the host. Danger man Lewandoski in the 80th min and Muller in the 90+1 ended Zvezda hopes.

Dinamo Zagreb vs Atalanta, 4-0

A hat trick from Mislav Orsic in the 31st, 42nd and 68th mins and a Leovac goal in the 10th min shattered the visitors hope in the almost one-sided game, dominated by the host from the beginning to the end.