Champions League Round Up: 5 Things We Learned from Today's Fixtures

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Champions League Round Up: 5 Things We Learned from Today's Fixtures
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Aguero was the difference maker for Manchester City

This became a great night in the city of Manchester as both Manchester United and Manchester City picked up their first victories in this year's group stage for Champions League.

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.

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