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Champions League Upsets Keep Coming

September 30, 2021 Champions League Upsets Keep Coming

By: Carlos Alvarez

Benfica Upsets Barcelona (3-0); Juventus Blanks Chelsea (1-0); Bayern Continues Blazing Opponents (5-0)

Day 2 of Matchday 2 in the Champions League brought more storylines across the pond. Among the highlights were another upset against a La Liga giant. Barcelona was shutout by Benfica in a 3-0 thrashing. Meanwhile, Juventus survived UCL defending champion Chelsea (1-0) despite being outplayed for most of the game. And Bayern Munich continued its Champions League dominance by blowing out Dynamo Kyiv (5-0) thanks to two early goals from Robert Lewandowski. Bayern is now 2-0 with an 8-0 goal differential. You can catch all the scores and highlights from Matchday 2 below.

 

Matchday 2 Scores & Highlights

Atalanta def. Young Boys (1-0)

Zenit def. Malmo (4-0)

Wolfsburg draw Sevilla (1-1)

Bayern def. Dynamo Kyiv (5-0)

RB Salzburg def. Lille (2-1)

Juventus def. Chelsea (1-0)

Benfica def. Barcelona (3-0)

Man. United def. Villareal (2-1)

 

Matchday 3: Tuesday & Wednesday (Oct. 19 & 20)

 

Additional Storylines

EuroSport: Benfica Hammer Sorry Barca to Pile Even More Pressure on Ronald Koeman

CBS Sports: Juventus’ Federico Chiesa Strike Defeats UCL Title Holders in Turin

 

Photo: Gualter Fatia / Getty Images