Manchester, Oct. 24: Manchester United returned to beat Sporting Braga, late winner Barcelona sink Scottish giants Celtic, Chelsea overwhelmed in Ukraine by Shakhtar Donetsk, Juventus held by debutants Nordsjaelland, all outcomes of the third matchweek of the UEFA Champions League.
2012–13 UEFA Champions League group stage outcomes (24 October)
A brace from Javier Hernandez helped Manchester United beat Portuguese facet Sporting Braga
at Previous Trafford. United misplaced two targets in 20 minutes after Alan scored twice. Centre-back Jonny Evans scored the equalizer because the Purple Devils retain prime spot in Group H.
A blow to defending champions Chelsea after their fall
towards Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine. Alex Teixeira put the hosts forward inside three minutes whereas Fernandinho added one other early within the second half. Brazilian playmaker Oscar collected one for the guests with simply minutes to go.
Celtic suffered a last-minute loss to Barcelona after Jordi Alba’s stoppage-time aim put the Catalans up
forward at Camp Nou. Barca fell to Georgois Samaras’ opener within the 18th minute however Andres Iniesta equalized simply earlier than half-time.
towards freshmen in Nordjaelland competitors. Mikkel Bechmann’s opening aim was canceled out by Mirko Vucinic’s late equaliser.
BATE Borisov suffered his first defeat towards Valencia as striker Roberto Soldado netted a superb
to take La Liga prime of Group F.
20 minutes by Thomas Muller
was sufficient to seal Bayern Munich a well-deserved win over French membership Lille.
Portuguese giants Benfica have fallen
defeat towards Spartak Moscow. It took lower than two minutes for Rafael Carioca to present the house facet the lead. Lima equalized for the guests within the thirty third minute, however Brazil defender Jardel’s personal aim earlier than half-time sealed three factors for the Russian facet.
Galatasaray was retained by the Romanians of the CFR in Istanbul. The sport has ended
after defender Danny Nounkeu’s personal aim was equalized by Burak Yilmaz.