UCL Round one: Who joins Lionel Messi in your team of the round?

Yes! it doesn’t get any better. It might be the first round of matches but already there is a lot of excitement in this season’s UEFA Champions League.

There was a lot to celebrate for Lionel Messi’s fans but for Cr7 fans it was a different story, with the star evening cut short by an early red card.

Messi’s hat trick inspired Barcelona into a 4-0 win, with the outstanding Dembele also scoring for the Camp Nou outfit against PSV.

Atletico Madrid and Inter Milan came from a goal down to snatch wins from Monaco and Tottenham Hotspur respectively, winning 2-1.

Liverpool showed why they were the finalist last year with Firmino late strike gifting them a 3-2 win over Paris Saint Germain.

Christian Pulisic goal earned Borussia Dortmund a late win over Club Brugge, with Galatasaray flogging Lokomotiv Moscow 3-0.

Elsewhere, Napoli failed to breakdown a resolute Red Star Belgrade playing out a goalless draw, while Schalke 04 and Porto finished 1-1.

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On Wednesday, Man City were shocked by a Fekir inspired Lyon losing 1-2 at home, while United got an easy win against Young Boys with Paul Pogba scoring twice.

Juventus were not affected by C. Ronaldo’s early red card scoring twice from the spot kick through Pjanic to defeat Valencia 2-0.

Isco, Bale and Madrid new number 7 Mariano were on the score sheet as Real Madrid defeated Roma 3-0 in the Bernabeu.

Bayern Munich and Ajax were also among the winners, winning 2-0 and 3-0 against Benfica and AEK Athens respectively, while Shakhtar Donetsk vs Hoffenheim and Viktoria Plzen vs CSKA Moscow ended in a similar scoreline 2-2.

So who joins Messi in your team of the round?

 

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