Champions League Live Scores, Highlights, Results for Matchday 1
Champions League, Matchday 1
Wednesday 18 September
Schalke 3-0 Steaua Bucharest (Uchida, Boateng, Draxler)
Chelsea 1-2 Basel (Oscar; Salah, Streller)
Napoli 2-1 Borussia Dortmund (Higuain, Insigne; Zuniga (og))
Marseille 1-2 Arsenal (Ayew; Walcott, Ramsey)
Austria Wien 0-1 Porto (Lucho)
Atletico Madrid 3-1 Zenit St. Petersburg (Miranda, Turan, Baptistao; Hulk)
AC Milan 2-0 Celtic (Zapata, Muntari)
Barcelona 4-0 Ajax (Messi (3), Pique)
And that's your lot from all the games. After a slow start, some exciting finishes—particularly in Naples and at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea lose after a fine winner from Salah (seriously, it was a beautiful passing move); is the (second) honeymoon over for Jose Mourinho?
FT: Napoli 2-1 Borussia Dortmund.
FT: AC Milan 2-0 Celtic.
FT: Atletico, Schalke, Barcelona and Porto have won.
FT: Chelsea 1-2 Basel.
Chelsea push hard in the closing stages but are denied—and boos ring out at Stamford Bridge!
Only Basel, Barcelona and Charlton (on pens) have beaten Chelsea at Stamford Bridge under Mourinho.— Richard Jolly (@RichJolly) September 18, 2013
GOAL! Jordan Ayew scores from the penalty spot, but then the full-time whistle blows.
FT: Marseille 1-2 Arsenal.
(OWN) GOAL! Zuniga has put through his own net in Naples. Napoli 2-1 Dortmund.
At the Nou Camp, Sigthorsson has had his penalty saved by Valdes.
GOAL! AC Milan 2-0 Celtic. Muntari bundles the ball home after Forster makes a phenomenal save from Balotelli's free-kick.
GOAL! Schalke 3-0 Steaua. Draxler gets on the scoresheet himself after assisting Boateng's strike.
GOAL! Another one for Aaron Ramsey! Marseille 0-2 Arsenal.
GOAL! Shock on the cards in London. Streller heads Basel into the lead! Chelsea 1-2 Basel.
GOAL! And ain't that just the way it goes ... AC Milan score through Zapata's deflected strike. So unlucky for the Scottish side. AC Milan 1-0 Celtic (nine minutes remaining.
GOAL! Another result looks set—Leo Baptistao getting a third for the home side in Madrid. Atletico Madrid 3-1 Zenit.
So close! Anthony Stokes rattles the bar with a free-kick for Celtic against AC Milan. Still 0-0 there.
GOAL! Schalke look home and dry—Kevin-Prince Boateng finds the net from Draxler's pass. Schalke 2-0 Steaua.
4 - Lionel Messi is the first player in Champions League history to score four or more hat-tricks in the competition. Peerless.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) September 18, 2013
GOAL! After Cristiano Ronaldo last night, tonight Leo Messi duly completes his hat-trick. Anything you can do... Barcelona 4-0 Ajax.
GOAL! Lorenzo Insigne puts Napoli on course for all three points against 10-man Dortmund. Napoli 2-0 Dortmund.
GOAL! The visitors are on terms at Stamford Bridge. Salah finds the net after a well-worked move! Chelsea 1-1 Basel.
GOAL! Pique wraps everything up for Barca. Barcelona 3-0 Ajax.
Chelsea a little better this half, but the arrival of Mata, who has just replaced Willian, is most welcome. 66 min 1-0— Oliver Kay (@OliverKayTimes) September 18, 2013
Now we are getting goals. Schalke lead through Uchida - whose cross is not dealt with by anyone as it drifts in! Schalke 1-0 Steaua.
GOAL! Atletico are back in front! Turan knows little about it as the ball ricochets in off him after about three Madrid attempts are blocked! Atletico Madrid 2-1 Zenit.
GOAL! Arsenal lead through Theo Walcott, who makes no mistake with an emphatic finish after a poor clearance from Morel. Marseille 0-1 Arsenal.
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