Dhe Liverpool FC are clearly on course for the last sixteen in the Champions League. Team manager Jürgen Klopp’s team, still unbeaten in all competitions, prevailed 3-2 (2-2) at Spanish champions Atlético Madrid and leads Group B after three games with the maximum yield. The Reds still lack a win to advance.
Real Madrid have meanwhile rehabilitated themselves after the home shame against outsider Sheriff Tiraspol. The record winner won in Kiev against Shakhtar Donetsk with a clear 5-0 (1-0). Sergej Krywzow (37th / own goal), Vinicius Junior (51th / 56th), Rodrygo (65th) and Karim Benzema (90th + 1) scored for Los Blancos, who had lost both comparisons against the Ukrainians last season .
In the Spanish capital, James Milner (8th) and the former Leipzig Naby Keita (13th) gave the Klopp team an early lead. World champion Antoine Griezmann equalized with two goals (20./34.) Before the break, before the Frenchman was sent off after the break after a kick. In the heated final phase, the outstanding Mohamed Salah vom Punkt kept his nerve (76th).
The English champions Manchester City meanwhile found their way back to success in Group A in Leipzig. The final participant of the previous season won 5-1 (2-0) at the Belgian Champion Club Bruges. Joao Cancelo (30th), Riyad Mahrez (43rd / foul penalty, 84th), Kyle Walker (53rd) and Cole Palmer (67th) were successful for the Citizens, Hans Vanaken (81st) for the Belgians.
Meanwhile, Sporting Lisbon won its first victory in Group C of Borussia Dortmund. The Portuguese won the duel between two previously pointless teams 4-1 (3-1) at Besiktas Istanbul. Sebastian Coates (15th / 27th), Pablo Sabaria (44th / penalty) and Paulinho (89th) scored for Sporting, Cyle Larin (24th) for Besiktas.