Luis Garcia might not have scored a goal in their 3-0 rout of Mumbai City FC but that he was at the centre of Atletico de Kolkata's attack was acknowledged by none other than their opponents' manager Peter Reid.
Aletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone believes Italian champions Juventus are as good as Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid despite his side inflciting Juve`s first defeat of the season in a 1-0 win on Wednesday.
European football greats Francesco Totti and Xavi Hernandez set Champions League records for oldest goalscorer and appearances on Tuesday but neither could cap that personal landmark with victory for their sides Roma and Barcelona respectively.
A first-half penalty by Thomas Mueller was sufficient for Bayern Munich to beat Russian champions CSKA Moscow on Tuesday and make it two wins from two matches in their Champions League group stage campaign.
CSKA Moscow are poised to introduce banning orders and take legal action against violent fans to stop their behaviour at Champions League matches "pushing us over the edge", general director Roman Babaev told Reuters.