It was an outright shower of goals in most of the center across Europe in matchday 3 of the Champions League as extraordinary performance combined with intriguing results are produced, with a total of 31 goals scored and massive wins were recorded.
Liverpool went about putting the question marks over their last three draws to one side by offering a tantalizing glimpse into their attacking capabilities, with the win boosting their hope of qualifying for the second round as they went goal crazy on the Slovenian’s after completely going berserk with goals and spelled out M-A-R-I-B-O-R.
Roberto Firmino and Mohammed Salah each got a brace, while Coutinho, Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Arnold scored the rest of the goals to finish the pressure directing of the hapless NK Maribor at the Ljudski vrt Stadium.
Manchester City- Napoli
Manchester City proceeded with their impressive run of form in Europe winning three out of three at the Etihad. The Citizens raced to a 2-0 lead under the first fourteen minutes with Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus smashing home the goals to see off the visiting Italians.
However, Napoli mobilized in the second half and got and their persistence paid off late in the game when Amadou Diawara converted from the spot to give “The Little Donkeys” a parting gift.
Monaco – Bekistas
AS Monaco fell again at home, as Leonardo Jardim side failed to win in two successive games at St. Louis stadium. Radamel Falcao smash home the ball at half-hour mark putting the host ahead. But they couldn’t keep the goal as Cenk Tosan scored twice to snatch home a significant three points from the French Champions.
Spartak Moscow 5 – 1 Sevilla
Feyenoord 1 – 2 Shakhtar Donetsk
Leipzig 3 – 2 FC Porto
Real Madrid 1 – 1 Tottenham
APOEL 1 – 1 Borussia Dortmund