The third round of the UEFA Champions League ended Tuesday with eight more matches. Today, 35 goals have been scored throughout the matches, most notably a double hat-trick from Alassane Blea and Diogo Jota. Let’s find out what you need to know from a busy day.
Champions League results and results
- Shakhtar Donetsk 0 Borussia Monchengladbach 6
- Lokomotiv Moscow 1, Atlético de Madrid 1
- Red Bull Salzburg 2 Bayern Munich 6
- Real Madrid 3 and Inter Milan 2
- Manchester City 3 Olympiacos 0
- Porto 3, Marseille 0
- Atalanta 0, Liverpool 5
- Midgeland 1, Ajax 2
If you missed any event from the day before, check out “The Champions Club” which includes Jules Breach, Julien Laurens and Ade Akinfenwa. It’s the best nighttime show spotlighting UEFA Champions League fans on CBS All Access.
The best plays
Al Hassan Bliss kicks off with an early three: The French international player started scoring early for Borussia Monchengladbach with this first goal in the match and the first in his Champions League career. He finished with a hat-trick in a comfortable 6-0 victory in Ukraine.
Moussa Marija lays down Porto in front of good: The Portuguese team took the lead in the fourth minute, after Tecatito Corona dragged the defenders and hit a ball through Marega, drifting into the penalty area, to start scoring.
Diogo Jota Nets Liverpool first The hat trick: The Portuguese striker was placed in a Liverpool clinic, and scored three goals, including this beauty, in the 54th minute.
Sergio Ramos scores his 100th goal with Real: Captain Madrista returned long ago to score goals for his team today, cementing Real Madrid’s lead in the 33rd minute with his 100th goal for the club.
Ferrand Torres goes for the lines: Torres became part of a select group of players who scored in four consecutive Champions League matches alongside Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland. He scored the opening goal in a comfortable 3-0 win for Manchester City on Tuesday.
Let’s do some standout shows of the day, one of which is the worst and 10 represents perfection:
Alasan Blei, Borussia Monchengladbach: The team did well at scoring goals and achieving results, but slipped in the last minutes of the crucial points. He set the tone early in the day for his club, scoring a hat-trick of six goals. Evaluation: 10
Manuel Neuer, Bayern Munich: The highly-rated goalkeeper conceded his nets early to start the match, but put up a strong move after Salzburg continued to go into dangerous spaces. His fellow killers returned the goal to secure the victory. Rating: 8
Sergio Ramos, Real Madrid: Strong performance from a long-time defender in favor of his team today. He scored from a set piece to hit his 100th goal and helped keep one goal ahead. Rating: 8
Diogo Jota, Liverpool: The Portuguese striker was impressive throughout the entire match for his team, scoring three goals in the 5–0 win over Atalanta. Rating: 10
Matchday 3 continues tomorrow with 8 more matches on the agenda, including Chelsea vs Rennes, and Paris Saint-Germain vs Leipzig. The first and second places are available for wins in several groups, while teams like Manchester United and Barcelona can remain comfortable at first by beating their opponents.
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