Champions League compact: Adeyemi shoots Salzburg to victory with a penalty double – Barcelona goes under
Benfica Lisbon – FC Barcelona 3: 0 (1: 0)
After the opening defeat against FC Bayern (0: 3), FC Barcelona also go swimming in the second group game. After the 3-0 defeat against Benfica Lisbon, the air for coach Ronald Koeman should be thin early in the season. The Portuguese got off to an optimal start. Darwin Nunez scored a 1-0 lead in the third minute. Barca subsequently became stronger and increased control, but did not come dangerously in front of goal because Benfica concentrated on defensive work with the early lead behind them. In the 69th minute, Rafa Silva increased to 2-0, Nunez added a penalty to 3-0 (79th). Barcelona, who had to play ten minutes after being sent off against Eric Garcia (87th), are now in last place in Group E after two games and have to win the next game against Dynamo Kiev in order to to keep the chance of the knockout round.
Manchester United – Villarreal CF 2: 1 (0: 0)
Cristiano Ronaldo has set the next record in the Champions League – and saved his new club the first win of this European Cup season. The Manchester United superstar was on Wednesday evening in a 2-1 (0-0) win against Villarreal for the 178th time in the highest European competition and crowned his appearance with the winning goal in the fifth minute of stoppage time. The record had previously been shared with former Spanish top goalkeeper Iker Casillas. After the 1: 2 opening defeat at Swiss champions Young Boys Bern and the interim goal from Paco Alcacer (53rd), the record scorer and United are under pressure on the second match day. Alex Telles initially equalized (60th), before Ronaldo, pale for long stretches, struck. The Red Devils are second in Group F after two games and are only one point behind leaders Atalanta Bergamo and thus still have every chance of making it to the round of 16.
Juventus Turin – Chelsea FC 1: 0 (0: 0)
The FC Chelsea around the German coach Thomas Tuchel has conceded its first defeat after the premier class triumph last season. The Premier League club were defeated by Juventus Turin on Wednesday night away with 0: 1 (0: 0). European champion Federico Chiesa (46th) took the lead just ten seconds after the restart – and surprised with the lightning-fast goal after a presentation by Federico Bernardeschi on a Champions League record. While Chelsea made the first thoroughfares – but made too little of their possession – Juventus came out of the cabin much more agile. At Chelsea, the German national players Kai Havertz and Antonio Rüdiger played from the start, Timo Werner sat on the bench for the full 90 minutes. In Group H, Juventus topped the table with their second win in a row, while the “Blues” slipped to third, tied with Zenit St. Petersburg.
RB Salzburg – OSC Lille 2: 1 (1: 0)
RB Salzburg cannot do without a penalty in this Champions League season. Against OSC Lille, the Austrians have already been awarded penalties number four and five – in the second game. And this time Salzburg were more successful than two weeks ago. Karim Adeyemi converted safely and scored his first two goals of the season in the premier class. The German international solves it loudly Opta Thomas Müller as the youngest German player to have scored a brace in the Champions League. When Burak Yilmaz scored the 2-1 goal for the French champions, there was again tension, but Salzburg saved the lead over time and took the lead in Group G because FC Sevilla and VfL Wolfsburg were drawn (1 : 1) disconnect.