After the impressive performances that characterised Tuesday's action, Wednesday saw more intriguing Champions League ties for our viewing pleasure.
In Manchester, Manchester City welcomed defending champions Bayern Munich—an early measure of Manuel Pellegrini and his side's ambitions of making an impression in this season's competition. Thousands of miles away, David Moyes was hoping to continue his 100 per cent start to the tournament against Shakhtar Donetsk.
Real Madrid, Juventus and Paris St. Germain were also all in action—so click on for all the results and analysis from the eight games on Wednesday.
(Stats and quotes from UEFA.com, unless otherwise stated.)