Amsterdam, October 25: Premier League champions Manchester City suffered a shock defeat on the Amsterdam Area in opposition to Ajax. English giants Arsenal misplaced to Schalke on the Emirates whereas European giants Real Madrid and Milan narrowly misplaced of their respective fixtures in opposition to Borussia Dortmund and Malaga.
2012–13 UEFA Champions League group stage outcomes (23 October)
‘Group of Death’, Group D flip-flopped as Real Madrid misplaced 2-1 at German champions Borussia Dortmund as Manchester City method the exit door after shedding 3-1 on the Amsterdam Area in opposition to Ajax. Roberto Mancini’s aspect at the moment are 1 level down the group with Dortmund main with seven factors.
Arsenal ended their unbeaten dwelling document in opposition to non-English opponents as Schalke comfortably beat the Gunners 2-0 within the Emirates. Arsene Wenger’s aspect at the moment are second in Group B with six factors.
Group C leaders and debutants Malaga continued their spectacular run this season by beating AC Milan. 1-0 at dwelling. The Serie A giants are presently second however their horrible begin to the home and European marketing campaign might threaten their probabilities of qualification as Zenit St Petersburg recorded their first win in three video games after beating Anderlecth. 1-0.
In different matches, Olympiakos defeated French champion Montpellier 2-1 whereas cash-rich Paris Saint-Germain beat Croatian aspect Dinamo Zagreb 2-0. Porto’s conflict in opposition to Dynamo Kyiv led to a 3-2 thriller, due to Jackson Martinez’s brace that helped the Portuguese giants take the lead in Group A with 9 factors.