Young Boys v Man City, Celtic v Atlético, PSG v Milan and more: Champions League – live | Champions League

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Young Boys 0-0 Manchester City

City seem a bit bogged down by the plastic pitch though Jeremy Doku has just had a shot saved. It’s all a bit slow.

PSG 1-0 Milan

Suddenly Mbappe seizes on a loose ball and he plays in Dembele, who then has a shot saved. The Parisians looking by far the better team. Or certainly more dangerous.

Celtic 2-1 Atletico

Matt O’Riley forces a fine save from Oblak from the edge of the area. Chances at both ends for both teams in a match doing justice to its historic status.

Goal! Antwerp 1-0 Porto (Yusuf, 36)

The ball drops to the Nigerian via a deflection and the finish is glorious from Alhassan Yusuf.

Goal! PSG 1-0 Milan (Mbappe, 32)

The great man cuts in the from the left, shifts the ball from foot to foot and scores. Zaire Emery’s run from deep made it. What a player he is when he’s bothered.

Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe scores their first goal against Milan.
Paris St Germain’s Kylian Mbappe fires home to open the scoring. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters
Paris St Germain’s Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring their first goal with Lucas Hernandez, Warren Zaire-Emery and Vitinha.
Then celebrates with Lucas Hernandez, Warren Zaire-Emery and Vitinha. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

Leipzig 0-0 Red Star

Red Star were given a penalty that’s now been ruled out.

Goal! Celtic 2-1 Atletico (Palma, 28)

Celtic back in front, the ball swinging from the left, and from the right, Palma takes one touch and wallop.

Goal! Celtic 1-1 Atletico (Griezmann 25)

Oh no. You can’t keep a player like Griezmann down. Greg Taylor committed a foul, and Griezmann took a penalty that Hart saved only for the rebound to fall to the World Cup winner.

Young Boys 0-0 Manchester City

Lots of neat passing by the holders but not much else happening.

Newcastle 0-0 Dortmund

It all sounds so tense at St James’ as the home team have come under serious pressure

Celtic 1-0 Atletico

A tale of blonde ambition as Antoine Griezmann has a shot saved down low by Joe Hart.

Antwerp 0-0 Porto

Well done to Pepe, one of the nicest men in football. Off the pitch.

Newcastle 0-0 Dortmund

Isak has had to come off, and that brings on Callum Wilson. Isak must be a doubt for Saturday’s trip to Wolves.

Goal! RB Leipzig 1-0 v Red Star (Raum, 12)

A goal that came at speed, as Leipzig went from wire to wire and Raum finished from a tight angle.

RB Leipzig's David Raum scores their first goal against Red Star.
RB Leipzig’s David Raum lashes the ball home to give the home side the lead. Photograph: Annegret Hilse/Reuters

Newcastle 0-0 Dortmund

Two fines saves from Nick Pope, first from Malen and then from Fullkrug.

PSG 0-0 Milan

Pulisic seems to be taking the dead balls for Milan and he takes one short and inventive to Leao who smashes wide.

Young Boys 0-0 Manchester City

Matheus Nunes, no longer one of the best players in the world since he joined City, goes close, and takes a nasty skid on that plastic pitch in Bern. I’ve actually been to a game there before the plastic and it became like a quagmire at the Wankdorf.

Celtic 1-0 Atletico

Looks like Hatate, such an important player for Celtic, has damaged his hamstring. He’ll be a big loss as he leaves the field.

Goal! Celtic 1-0 Atletico (Kyogo, 4)

That one’s for the boys of 1974. A highly slick passing move and a superb finish by the Japanese poacher. What a noise too!

Celtic's Kyogo Furuhashi scores against Atletico Madrid.
Celtic’s Kyogo Furuhashi slots the ball home to give the home side an early lead against Atletico Madrid. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

Young Boys 0-0 Manchester City

From a corner, Rodri heads wide.

Newcastle 0-0 Dortmund.

Instant chance for Dortmund as Malen bursts beyond the Newcastle defence and Nick Pope makes a fine save. That’s followed by Anthony Gordon forcing a save.

And we’re off!

The mania has already set in among the crowd in Newcastle. Lots of boos when Dortmund have the ball.

Around Europe, the Champions League anthem is being heard. Nice banner of Jean-Paul Belmondo in Paris. Now, who will be left breathless?

Paris St Germain fans display a tifo depicting actor Jean-Paul Belmondo as they let off flares inside the stadium before the match against Milan.
Bellissimo Belmondo. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters
A banner of a BSC Young Boys player is displayed inside the stadium before the match against Manchester City at Stadion Wankdorf.
There’s some tifo action going on at Stadion Wankdorf too ahead of Young Boys’ game against Manchester City. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Some Newcastle news, not welcome for the club but expected.

Although nothing has been confirmed, the 23-year-old’s lawyers have held a series of meetings with federal prosecutors in Italy and were understood to be finalising a plea bargain on Wednesday. Although the player’s alleged offences – namely the use of illegal gambling websites and the placing of bets on his former team, Milan – carry a mandatory three-year ban, that term can be reduced by admission of guilt, cooperation with investigators and a willingness to engage in counselling.

Full-time: Feyenoord 3-1 Lazio

Big big win for the men from Rotterdam, they top the group ahead of the grudge match in Glasgow. Santiago Gimenez, with his two goals, looks a good find.

Full-time: Barcelona 2-1 Shakhtar

Barca get a useful win, after goals from Ferran Torres and Fermin Lopez, and have a perfect record from Group H. They made heavier weather of that as it went on.

Goalflash: Feyenoord 3 Lazio 1 (Rodriguez Pedro Pen 83)

Lazio get one back. Long way back though.

Goalflash: Feyenood 3-0 Lazio (Santiago Gimenez 74)

A first ever match in the Champions League has gone very well indeed for the Mexican.

Santiago Gimenez scores against Lazio.
Santiago Gimenez notches his second of the night to make it 3-0 to Feyenoord against Lazio. Photograph: Olaf Kraak/EPA

It’s all happening at Montjuic, Barcelona’s temporary home.

Fermin Lopez had the ball in the net. only for it to be ruled out.

Goalflash: Barcelona 2 Shakhtar Donetsk 1 (Georgiy Sudakov 62)

Newcastle v Borussia Dortmund teams

Newcastle: Pope, Trippier, Lascelles, Schar, Burn; Longstaff, Guimaraes, Joelinton, Almiron, Isak, Gordon. Subs: Dubravka, Karius, Dummett, Tonali, Wilson, Targett, Hall, Livramento, Murphy, Willock

Borussia Dortmun: Kobel; Wolf, Hummels, Schlotterbeck, Bensebaini; Can, Nmecha, Sabitzer; Reus, Fullkrug, Malen. Subs: Meyer, Lotka, Ozcan, Reyna, Haller, Moukoko, Sule, Adeyemi, Blank, Bynoe-Gittens.

Young Boys v Manchester City teams

Young Boys: Racioppi, Blum, Camara, Benito, Garcia, Niasse, Lauper, Monteiro, Ugrinic, Elia, Itten. Subs: Amenda, Lakomy, Colley, Chaiwa, Janko, Nsame, Persson, von Ballmoos, Lustenberger, Ganvoula, Males, Marzino.

Manchester City: Ederson, Lewis, Akanji, Dias, Ake, Kovacic, Rodri, Doku, Matheus Luiz, Grealish, Haaland. Subs: Walker, Phillips, Stones, Ortega, Alvarez, Bernardo Silva, Gomez, Gvardiol, Carson, Foden, Bobb, Hamilton.

Celtic v Atletico Madrid teams

Celtic: Hart, Alistair Johnston, Carter-Vickers, Scales, Taylor, O’Riley, McGregor, Hatate, Maeda, Furuhashi, Palma. Subs: Lagerbielke, Phillips, Yang, Turnbull, Oh, Iwata,
Bernardo, Bain, Morrison, Forrest, Ralston, Michael Johnston.

Atletico Madrid: Oblak, Savic, Witsel, Hermoso, Molina, De Paul, Koke, Saul, Galan, Morata, Griezmann. Subs: Grbic, Azpilicueta, Soyuncu, Correa, Llorente, Barrios, Riquelme, Gomis.

Antwerp v FC Porto teams

Antwerp: Butez, Bataille, Alderweireld, Coulibaly, De Laet, Vermeeren, Ekkelenkamp, Yusuf, Muja, Janssen, Balikwisha. Subs: Engels, Wijndal, Kerk, Ilenikhena, Ejuke, De Wolf, Van Den Bosch, Corbanie, Valencia, Lammens.

FC Porto: Costa, Joao Mario, Kleper Pepe, Carmo, Wendell, Andre Franco, Stephen Eustaquio, Varela, Galeno, Eduardo Pepe, Taremi. Subs: Fabio Cardoso, Grujic, Francisco Conceicao, Claudio Ramos, Sanchez, Gonzalez, Loader, Navarro, Baro,
Martinez, Evanilson, Borges.

PSG v AC Milan teams

PSG: Donnarumma, Hakimi, Skriniar, Marquinhos, Hernandez, Zaire Emery, Ugarte, Vitinha, Dembele, Muani, Kylian Mbappe. Subs: Fabian, Goncalo Ramos, Danilo Pereira, Lee, Mukiele, Carlos Soler, Barcola, Letellier, Tenas.

AC Milan: Maignan, Kalulu Kyatengwa, Thiaw, Tomori, Hernandez, Musah, Krunic, Reijnders, Pulisic, Giroud, Leao. Subs: Calabria, Adli, Jovic, Kjaer, Pobega, Florenzi, Nava, Traore, Mirante, Bartesaghi.

As those early games kick off, here’s a look ahead to the later matches. Good to see Kevin Keegan still getting as excitable as ever.

And Pep having a good old whinge.

Half-time scores from those early matches:

Barcelona 2-0 Shakhtar
Feyenoord 2-0 Lazio
Fermín López scored a beauty for Barça’s second. Next talent off the production line? Lazio playing in a raucous old atmosphere in Rotterdam.


After last night’s drama, there’s the chance of more in the last set of matches before the group stages turn for home. There’s some history on the line, too, since any Celtic FC fan will have bad memories of Atletico Madrid, 49 years ago, and the hacking that Jinky Jimmy Johnstone, Kenny Dalglish and the rest got from an Atleti team that finished with eight men. That Atleti have decided to wear the same strip as all those years ago seems provocative, to say the least. Let’s hope there’s not more of the same…who are we kidding here? If it ends up in a ruck and nobody gets seriously hurt these are scenes we probably want to see.

To set aside that, of the 8pm kick-off times, Newcastle v Borussia Dortmund should see the stadium seethe with atmosphere, while PSG v Milan in the other game in that group has pivotal look, too.

Manchester City to put Young Boys to the slaughter? That seems likely, and in their group, RB Leipzig and Red Star Belgrade are competing for second place, the Europa League.

A couple of early kick-offs, Barcelona v Shakhtar and Feyenoord v Lazio will have an affect on the games at Celtic and between Porto and Antwerp.

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