18 September 2011

NAPOLI 1 (Badstuber 39 og)

Hamsik watched Kroos run past him onto Boateng's cross to score. Badstuber turned a Maggio centre past his own 'keeper. De Sanctis saved an absolutely dreadful Gomez penalty.

Attendance : 60,240
Assists : Boateng, n/a

MANCHESTER CITY 2 (Marchena 43 og, Aguero 93)
VILLARREAL 1 (Caini 4)

David Silva gave away with a careless pass when trying to launch a counter, Hart spilled from Rossi and Caini put away the rebound. Hart is quickly becoming the new Francesco Toldo - the rebound king. Marchena turned the ball into his own net under pressure from Dzeko and Aguero tapped in a last minute winner as Villarreal hands went up for a non offside on Zabaleta.

Attendance : 43,326
Assists : n/a, n/a, Zabaleta

CSKA MOSCOW 3 (Doumbia 29, Cauna 76, Doumbia 86)

Cech fell when challenging Love for a longball, Love played a back heal between two defenders to Doumbia who slammed the ball past Zengin. The Big Kahuna volleyed in the second, Love again turning provider and the impressive looking Doumbia turned Yumlu inside out before lofting over Zengin. As it stands I think he's top scorer with 4 goals.

Attendance : 18,000
Assists : Love, Love, n/a

INTER 1 (Pazzini 21)

Attendance : 16,996
Assists : Zarate

MANCHESTER UNITED 2 (Rooney 64 Pen, Rooney 92)

Contin spiked a cross to concede the first penalty and Rooney pathetically tripped himself over ? outstretched leg to win the second.

Attendance : 28,047
Red Cards : Vidic 67 (Man United), Perendija 89 (Otelul Galati)
Assists : n/a, Rooney (won pen)

BENFICA 2 (Cesar 20, Cardozo 75 fk)

Gaitan ruined a lovely one-touch passing move with an ugly looking back heal which nonetheless Cesar despatched. Cardoza drilled a low free kick through a terrible wall.

Attendance : 35,831
Red Card : Emerson 86 (Benfica)
Assists : Gaitan, Cardozo (won fk)

REAL MADRID 4 (Benzema 19, Khedira 47, Ozil 55, Ramos 81)

Benzema scored at the back post after Ronaldo flicked on a corner. Benzema laid on the second after a terrible defensive header gifted him possession in the Lyon box. Lloris fumbled Ozil's fiercely struck close range effort and Ramos well and truly exercised the Lyon ghost from a corner.

Attendance : 70,000
Assists : Ronaldo, Benzema, n/a, n/a

AJAX 2 (Boerrigter 49, Eriksen 90)

Boerrigter swept home the first after a great run by Sulejmani and Bulykin sent Eriksen clear on the counter to score his first Champions League goal.

Attendance : 25,714
Assists : Sulejmani, Bulykin