UEFA Champions League: Lionel Messi’s Debut Match End With A Draw

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Lionel Messi’s debut match for PSG in the UEFA Champions League was not as ideal as the fans would have expected. The 34-year old could not inspire the French heavyweights to win the first match of their 2021-22 season against the Belgium team, Club Brugge. The game ended at one goal each, with Ander Herrera scoring for PSG. With this draw, PSG is second at the Group A table.

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In the other game of Group A, Pep Guardiola’s team, Manchester City, defeated RB Leipzig by three goals. The new signing, one of the best English players currently, Jack Grealish, became the first English player since Wayne Rooney to score a goal and assist in the Champions League debut match. The English Club scored six goals in the game and have announced that they are here to compete. Manchester City top Group A with this massive win.

Real Madrid, Liverpool Among The Winning Teams In The Second Day Of The UEFA Champions League 2021-22

The 13-times UEFA Champions League winner, Real Madrid, too opened its campaign by winning their match against Intern Milan. Additionally, the Brazillian player, Rodrygo, who was a substitute, inspired this win by scoring the match’s only goal in the 89th minute. The Simone Inzaghi team would be disappointed with the results as the Italian team was the better team of the day for most of the time.

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With this win, the Spanish giants Real Madrid are second in Group D. They are behind Sheriff Tiraspol, who won their first game of the Champions League season by defeating Shakhtar Donetsk. The Ukrainian club was shocked by a stunning performance from Sheriff Tiraspol, who won the match by 2-0.

Meanwhile, in group B, Liverpool overcame the challenge from AC Milan. Additionally, the once biggest competitor, AC Milan is back at the European football’s biggest stage after seven years. The Champions of England proved a little too much for the Italian team, who lost the thrilling game by 3-2. With the win at Anfield, Liverpool is at the top of the group. In the other match, Atletico Madrid could not produce their magic against FC Porto in a goalless game.

Ajax ripped apart the defense of Sporting as the team from the Netherlands won the match comfortably by 5-1. Additionally, Sebastien Hauler scored four goals in the game. In another match of group C, Borussia Dortmund found their winning ways. In a tight contest, they beat Besiktas by 2-1. in a match that Jude Bellingham will never forget. While Ajax is at the top of the table, Dortmund is second after their wins in Group C.

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