And after their defeat to Napoli on matchday 1, holders Liverpool are hot on their heels in Group E…
It’s looking good for Frank Lampard’s Chelsea in Group H!
It’s been a good Champions League round for English sides.
All four have come away with victories, with Liverpool and Chelsea take three points at Genk and Ajax, while Manchester City and Tottenham stormed to victory on home turf.
FT: Genk 1-4 Liverpool
David Lynch, reporting from Belgium, gives his verdict on the game for Liverpool…
“Plenty of changes, a strong performance, and three important Champions League points in the bag. Jurgen Klopp couldn’t have asked for much more… now onto Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield.”
Lots of drama around Europe tonight! Let’s bring you the confirmed scores from tonight’s action:
Ajax 0-1 Chelsea (Batshuayi 85′)
Benfica 2-1 Lyon (Rafa Silva 4′, Pizzi 86′ | Depay 70′)
Genk 1-4 Liverpool (Odey 88′ | Chamberlain 2′, 57′, Mane 77′, Salah 87′)
Inter 2-0 Dortmund (Martinez 22′, Candreva 90′)
Lille 1-1 Valencia (Ikone 90+5′ | Cheryshev 63′)
RB Leipzig 2-1 Zenit (Laimer 49′, Sabitzer 59′ | Rakitskiy 25′)
Salzburg 2-3 Napoli (Haaland pen 40′, 72′ | Mertens 17′, 64′, Insigne 73′)
Slavia 1-2 Barcelona (Boril 50′ | Messi 3′, Olayinka OG 57′)
GOAL! | Lille 1-1 Valencia | Jonathan Ikone 90+5′
What a strike! In the fifth minute of stoppage time and Lille have rescued a point against 10-man Valencia!
After a lengthy delay, VAR allows the goal to stand!
GOAL! | Inter 2-0 Dortmund | Antonio Candreva 90′
That’s three points in the bag for Antonio Conte’s men after a clinical finish from Candreva.
88 mins: Genk finally get the goal they deserve and it’s a well-worked goal before Odey finishes beyond Alisson.
GOAL! | Genk 1-4 Liverpool | Stephen Odey 88′
Slavia 1-2 Barcelona
89 mins: Messi almost seals it with a curler from the right, but Kolar gets down low to parry…
87 mins: Brilliant solo goal from Salah!
He rolls his marker despite heavy pressure and shows fine footwork before finishing beyond the goalkeeper.
GOAL! | Genk 0-4 Liverpool | Mohamed Salah 87′
GOAL! | Benfica 2-1 Lyon | Pizzi 85′
It’s an absolute gift from Lyon keeper Lopes, who throws it straight to Pizzi and he finishes into the open net!
Lille 0-1 Valencia
84 mins: RED CARD (Mouctar Diakhaby – Valencia)
The defender gets caught out and hauls down Osimhen when he’s advancing on goal. That’s his second yellow card – and he’s off!
Will Valencia hold on with 10 men?
Inter 1-0 Dortmund
82 mins: SAVED!
Brilliant stop from Burki as he guesses the right way and stops Martinez from putting the game beyond doubt.
Inter 1-0 Dortmund
81 mins: Penalty to Inter!
Hummels brings down Esposito in the box and Martinez will take it…
77 mins: Sublime goal from Liverpool!
It’s a lovely little ball through to Mane from Salah and he dinks it over the goalkeeper. That’s game over!
GOAL! | Genk 0-3 Liverpool | Sadio Mane 77′
GOAL! | RB Salzburg 2-3 Napoli | Lorenzo Insigne 73′
Straight from the kick-off, Napoli go back in front and it’s a delightful goal from Insigne!
GOAL! | RB Salzburg 2-2 Napoli | Erling Braut Haaland 72′
Two goals from the 19-year-old now after a bullet header! Incredibly, that’s his 20th goal this season.