Nine-man Man City suffer humiliating home loss to CSKA, leaving their Champions League hopes in tatters.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger slammed his side’s defending after watching Anderlecht claw their way back.
Rodgers said Liverpool’s domestic struggles had prompted him to ring the changes and players.
Real Madrid beat an under-strength Liverpool 1-0 to advance in the Champions League on Tuesday.
In a clash of two four-time European champions, Ajax will hope to repeat their Champions League victory last season.
Paul Pogba, Claudio Marchisio and Arturo Vidal are not quite the same without an on-form Pirlo.
Imperious Real Madrid will look to carry forward good form against Liverpool, a team they beat 3-0 last month.
Ronaldo opened up the scoring against the Reds at Anfield before Benzema fired a brace and made it 3-0.
Bayern Munich show shades of Germany as they hammer hapless Roma 7-1 in a record away win in Rome.
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.
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