These victories are huge, as Manchester City now only trail second place SSC Napoli by a point after they earned a 1-1 draw with group leader Bayern Munich. Wayne Rooney once again came to United's rescue as he converted from the penalty spot twice to help the team claim a 2-0 victory over Otelul Galati.
Scores from all the other fixtures:
CSKA Moscow hosted Trabzonspor in the early game and proved to be too much for the Turkish side as they triumphed with a 3-0 victory.
Self-imploding Inter Milan were able to keep their cool and hang on to a crucial 1-0 away victory over French champions Lille.
Portuguese side Benfica were able to go into Switzerland and upset FC Basel with a 2-0 win.
Real Madrid continued to show its superiority with a 4-0 drubbing of Lyon.
Ajax were able to claim their first win with a 2-0 victory against Dinamo Zagreb. Miralem Sulejmani gave the Amsterdam club the advantage and recently criticized Christian Eriksen was able to secure the three points for Ajax.
Now, let's take a look at what we learned from today's fixtures in Champions League.