The 2022/2023 UEFA Champions League matchday 2 took centre stage across Europe on Wednesday night, with 8 enticing fixtures played.
Premier League champions Manchester City continued their superb start to their campaign as they came from behind to register a well deserved 2-1 victory against German side Borrussia Dortmund at the Etihad stadium, to make it 2 wins out of 2 & they ascended a top group G with 6 points. The Black & Yellows opened the scoring in the 56th minute courtesy of Jude Bellingham’s cool finish, but goals from John Stones & Erling Haaland ensured the Citizens snatched all the three points.
Ligue 1 Powerhouse PSG came from a goal down to record an emphatic 3-1 triump against Israel outfit Maccabi Haifa in their UCL clash Yesterday. The Parisians goals were scored by Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe & Neymar, while the hosts only goal was slotted home by Tyjaronn Cheryl.
Chelsea continued their dismal run of form as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Austrian heavyweights Rb Salzburg in their UCL round 2 encounter at Stamford bridge yesterday night, to extend their winless streak to 2 successive matches (L1) & hand Graham Potter a terrible start to his tenure at the dugout. Raheem Sterling’s 48th minute opener was canceled out by Noah Okafor’s sublime finish in the 75th minute to ensure both sides took home a share of the spoils.
After goalscoring machine Erling Haaland scored yesterday, he climbed to the summit of the UCL golden boot standings with 3 goals, 2 goals above Lionel Messi & Raheem Sterling who both netted a goal each last night.
Shaktar Donestk forward Mykhalyo Mudryk is 4th with 2 strikes to his name, while Mohammed Kudus is 5th level on 2 goals with Leroy Sane & Piotr Zielinski. Below is the full updated UCL top scorers table.￼