The second round of group games returned in the Champions League with some profound and highly engaging fixtures. Here are five interesting things you may have missed.
High ticket prices
Travelling Bayern Munich fans at the Parc des Princes manifested their discontent at the £66 they had to splash out to watch their team lose 3-0. They held up a sign reading: ’75 Euros a ticket? We are not Neymar. Ticket prices must be reasonable’.
— ParkerSafc (@Parkersafc) September 27, 2017
The Portuguese supervisor did nothing to help his notoriety for being a standout amongst the most contemptible coaches around with his outfit in Russia. A dark jumper with a calfskin neckline that helped spectators to remember Star Wars character, Darth Vader.
Buffon Record breaker
The incredible Juventus shot-stopper made his 110th appearance to put him in front of any other Italian in the competition, keeping a perfect sheet against Olympiacos.
The Uruguayan striker joined an exclusive club when he got PSG’s second goal against the Bavarians. He is presently the fifth player to score in six back to back Champions League games after Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Cristiano Ronaldo, Marouane Chamakh and Burak Yilmaz.
Own goal bonus Continues for Barca
The Catalans edged Sporting because of defender Coates turning the ball into his own particular net. Something familiar this season for the Catalans, with three of their last four goals originating from opposition players.
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