Barca Thrash Celtic, Sanchez Savages Late Draw For Arsenal And Bayern Munich Thrash Rostov In UCL Roundup

Alexis Sanchez salvaged a point for Arsenal from their limp Champions League opener at Paris St-Germain.

Bayern Munich have now won all five matches without conceeding under Ancelotti
Bayern Munich have now won all five matches without conceeding under Ancelotti

Edinson Cavani glanced PSG ahead after 42 seconds and should have had a hat-trick before half-time, firing wide after rounding David Ospina before slipping to fluff a simple finish.

Sanchez rifled in the rebound from Arsenal’s first shot on target.Alex Iwobi might have had a late Arsenal winner before Olivier Giroud and PSG’s Marco Verratti were sent off.

Lionel Messi scored his sixth Champions League hat-trick as rampant Barcelona inflicted on Celtic their heaviest ever European defeat.The Argentina forward cracked in an early first goal in the Group C match.

Celtic’s Moussa Dembele had a penalty saved before Messi poked in his second.In the second half, Neymar’s free-kick sailed into the net, Andres Iniesta volleyed a fourth, Messi slid home the fifth and Luis Suarez scored with a volley and then a side-footed finish.

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Bayern Munich began their bid for a sixth European Cup title by hammering Champions League debutants Rostov 5-0.Robert Lewandowski’s penalty gave the German champions the lead before Thomas Muller swept home on his 27th birthday.

Joshua Kimmich stabbed in and quickly added a header as Bayern boss Carlo Ancelotti became the first man to manage seven clubs in the competition.Juan Bernat fired in from 10 yards for 5-0. Atletico Madrid won 1-0  with a first half Saul Niguez goal at PSV in Group D’s other game.

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