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Champions League Matchday 2 first half wrap: Kings Power Stadium watches its first Champions League win

Leicester City enjoyed their first Champions League home win while Broussia Dortmund and Real Madrid end on level terms after an exciting Matchday 2.

The former Sporting Lisbon striker put away a brilliant cross by PFA player of the year Riyad Mahrez to put the Premier Champions ahead. AIt wasnat however, a walk in the park, with Porto coming extremely close to scoring in the 3rd minute. AIt was Slimanias goal that came in the 24th minute that opened the scoring. It should have been 1-1 butAa Porto free kick brushed the side netting 10 minutes later.

Slimani celebrates after scoring
Slimani celebrates after scoring

Leicesteras counterparts in Group G, FC Copenhagen earned their first win thrashing Club Brugge 4-0. An own goal and goals from Delaney, Santander and Joergensen saw the Danish side win all three points. However with Leicesteras second win, they top the group, after Matchday 2.

In Group F, Sporting Lisbon earned their first win after goals from Bas Dost and Bryan Ruiz helped them beat Legia Warsaw 2-0. The Portuguese side lie one point behind both Dortmund and Real, after they ended thing on level terms.

Sporting's players wave at the crowd after their win
Sporting’s players wave at the crowd after their win

Bourssia Dortmund and Real Madrid on the other hand, left fans breathless and eager for more, lots more. A close game which saw four goals scored ended in a 2-2 draw. Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring in the 16th minute, after a free kick from each side was saved in the opening 10 minutes of play. Dortmund came extremely close to an equaliser twice, through Dembele, before Aubameyang scored, minutes before the half time bell.

After half time, Dortmund again had majority of the chances, missing multiple chances to go ahead, before Raphel Varane scored for Los Blancoas. Ronaldo was in the middle of things again and put the ball into the box for Benzema who hit the crossbar. Varane however, was ready for the rebound and passed the ball into the net.

Schurrle celebrates after equalizing.
Schurrle celebrates after equalizing.

The game was nearly done with 3 minutes left. Pulisic crosses the ball in for Aubameyang who misses his shot, but Andre Schurrle doesnat. Dortmund score and level things, leaving us waiting for their next fixture.

Menawhile at the Stade Louis, Monaco and Bayern Leverkusen left things very late. Chicarito aka Javier Hernandez, scored in the 73rd cheap zoloft online, dapoxetine online. minute for the German side, and that seemed to be the end. However Monaco wasnat done, and with one last play the ball landed at Kamil Glika feet and he scored in the 5th minute of stoppage time to salvage a 1-1 draw. a?Itas probably the finest goal of my career,a said the Polish defender. a?I think itas a deserved draw because neither side really dominated.a

Glik runs away in celebration after scoring in the 95th minute
Glik runs away in celebration after scoring in the 95th minute

Monacoas draw means they now have 4 points from 2 games, while Spurs and CSKA have one point a piece, while Leverkusen sit second with 2 points in Group E after Matchday 2.

Group H saw both Juventus and Sevilla win their games against Dinamo Zagreb and Lyon respectively. Higuain scored his first Champions league for the Old Lady, after Pjanic opened the scoring. Then Dybala scored a 30 yard stunner before Dani Alves finished things off in the 85th minute.AFor Sevilla, Ben Yedderas 52nd minute header was more than enough to hold off Lyon but the Ligue 1 team was certainly unlucky. They hit the woodwork twice and then conceded a penalty which Sevilla missed.

Higuain celebrates his first goal with Chiellini
Higuain celebrates his first goal with Chiellini

 

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