Though struggling in league, hosts will fall back on history of always having beaten Madrid in Europe.
Result is a blow to City’s hopes of qualifying for knockout stages as they have 2 points from their 1st 3 games.
Turan’s late goal for Atletico spoils otherwise perfect game for visitors.
Ronaldo had a penalty saved but scored with a 2nd spot-kick, before Benzema’s goal forced a 2-1 win.
Previous season’s frailties at the back return as Barca concede for the first time this season in 3-2 loss to PSG.
The Group E match was played in front of an empty house after a ban from European soccer’s governing body.
Totti chipped the ball over goalkeeper Hart for his landmark goal as City failed to win the home game.
Booed by the home fans throughout, Matic, nodded in Cesc Fabregas’s in-swinging free kick to make it 1-0.
Barca had not conceded a goal this season but Luiz, Verrati and Matuidi all punctured their defence.
With 68 and 67 goals respectively, Ronaldo, Messi in hot pursuit of Champions League record of 71.
Kevin-Prince scores equaliser for Schalke against Chelsea; Jerome strike helps Bayern beat City.
Bayern needed a 90th minute goal from Boateng after they saw City keeper Joe Hart deny them on several occasions.
With Roma leading 5-0, CSKA supporters began throwing flares at Roma fans and riot police had to intervene.
City goalie Joe Hart made saves after saves till the 90th minute until Jerome Boateng broke the deadlock.
APOEL defended solidly and did well to thwart Barca’s formidable strike force featuring Messi and Neymar.
Huntelaar equalised after a rapid Schalke counter-attack in the 62nd minute to leave Chelsea frustrated.
Arsenal’s defenses again melted away as the tall winger almost stumbled, recovered, and then side-footed the ball across the line.
The impressive show against Arsneal was not first time Dortmund managed to get the job done without strongest team.
One section of the crowd whistled Spain stopper Casillas every time he touched the ball.
Madrid start defence with emphatic win while Liverpool celebrate return with dramatic 2-1 win.
Striker’s seven goals in four matches make Premier League leaders Chelsea favourites against Bundesliga side.
Teams finishing third in CL group stage go into the Europa League, joining the competition in knockout.
Madrid up against history and indifferent form as they bid to retain Champions League title.
President Perez must believe they can break the jinx, especially if Ronaldo can maintain his supersonic form.
Coach Guardiola will need to reshuffle his defence with Holger Badstuber tearing a thigh muscle recently.
European champions Real Madrid will face former champions Liverpool in the group stages of the CL.
As the football fans prepare for the Champions League draw, here’s your guide to how it works.
Arsene Wenger’s side managed to hold on despite being reduced to 10 men.
Arsenal nearly grabbed a late winner when Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s shot was turned onto the post.
Defenders Laurent Koscielny and Kieran Gibbs suffered knocks in Saturday’s last-gasp 2-1 win over Crystal Palace.
Real Madrid didn’t spend a fortune on Bale just to make him Cristiano Ronaldo’s support cast.
Seconds away from losing to Atletico, Real pull of an unlikely win in extra time with three goals.
Atletico have added new dimension to Spanish and European competition after La Liga title and CL final.
Real Madrid broke down Atletico Madrid’s resistance in extra time to win the Champions League final 4-1.
On Saturday, it will be the superstar individuals of Real Madrid against the team ethos of Atletico Madrid.
Madrid surprisingly drew both its league matches after routing Bayern 5-0 in the Champions League semifinal.
Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.
Join 1,288 other followers