UEFA Champions League Group Stage Wrap

Sevilla 3-0 Borussia Monchengladbach

Sevilla began their Champions League campaign with a 3-0 victory over Borussia Monchengladbach at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán.

After a quiet opening 45 minutes, Kevin Gameiro handed the Spaniards the lead via the penalty spot shortly after the break.

Ever Banega doubled Sevilla’s lead 66th minute, before Yevhen Konoplyanka turned home a cross from the right to round off an impressive win.

VFL Wolfsburg 1-0 CSKA Moscow

Wolfsburg marked their return to the Champions League with a 1-0 win over Russian side, CSKA Moscow, at the Volkswagen Arena on Tuesday night. 

The only goal of the game arrived in the just before the halftime break, when Julian Draxler slotted home from close range, after his initial header was saved.

Benfica 2-0 Astana

Portuguese outfit, Benfica, secured a 2-0 win over Champions League new boys, Astana, at the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica on Tuesday evening.

Nicolas Gaitan handed Benfica the lead after 51 minutes, as the Argentine played a neat one-two with Konstantinos Mitroglou, before slotting home.

Mitroglou then sealed the win 62nd minute, as the striker latched onto a pass from Eliseu, before firing a low effort into the corner.


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