Welcome to the roundup of the latest UEFA Champions League news update for today Thursday, September 19th, 2019 on Concise News.
1. Champions League: PSG Humiliate Zidane’s Real Madrid
Angel di Maria scored twice against his former employers as Paris St-Germain spanked Real Madrid 3-0 in their Champions League Group A opener on Wednesday at the Parc de France.
Thomas Meunier later completed the trashing of the former European champions on a night they would love to quickly forget. More here.
2. UCL: Why Real Madrid Lost To PSG, Zidane Opens Up
Real Madrid coach has admitted that his lost their Champions League opener to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) because the French side were better, Concise News reports.
This news medium learned that PSG mauled the Spanish side 3-0 at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday night. More details here.
3. Champions League: Tottenham Squander 2-0 Lead In Olympiakos Draw
Premier League side Tottenham played out a 2-2 draw at Olympiakos after leading 2-0 in their Champions League Group B opener in Greece on Wednesday.
Two goals in four first-half minutes put Spurs in control, with Harry Kane opening the scoring from the penalty spot before Lucas Moura’s scorching 20-yard finish. Read more.
4. Olympiacos vs Tottenham: Pochettino Reveals Why Spurs Were Held
Following their 2-2 draw with Olympiacos in their Champions League opener, Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has accused his players of failing to ‘respect’ his gameplan.
First-half goals from Harry Kane and Lucas Moura gave Spurs a 2-0 lead in Greece but Daniel Podence put one back before the break. More here.
5. Champions League: Manchester City Lay Down Marker At Shakhtar Donetsk
After a shocking defeat to Norwich City in the English Premier League, Manchester City bounced back as they begin their Champions League campaign in style with a deserved victory at Shakhtar Donetsk.
Riyad Mahrez opened the scoring midway through the first half, after Ilkay Gundogan’s curling shot came back off the post. Read details here.
6. Champions League: Atletico Hold Juventus In Dramatic Comeback
Substitute Hector Herrera scored a 90th-minute leveler to complete a fightback from Atletico Madrid in their 2-2 draw with Juventus in a Champions League Group D opener on Wednesday.
Concise News reports that former Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado fired home a delightful opening goal, before a header by France’s World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi made it 2-0. Details here.
7. Champions League: Liverpool Star Quits ‘Circle’ Following Napoli Defeat
Liverpool star, Andy Robertson has quit Twitter circle after social media insults hauled at him following his club’s 2-0 defeat at Napoli in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday.
Concise News reports that the 25-year-old gave away a controversial late penalty with the scores level. He was adjudged to have brought down Jose Callejon in the box. More.
That’s the roundup of the latest Champions League news for today! More sports news are available on the Concise News website for your reading pleasure!