By Johnny Edward:
Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first UEFA Champions League goal for Manchester City in Wednesday’s 4-0 bashing of Borussia Monchengladbach in a rescheduled game.
The young Nigerian sealed his side’s win in the 90th minute after Sergio Aguero had completed his hat-trick.
It was his sixth appearance in the competition.
In Belgium, Ahmed Musa’s Leicester City returned to the UEFA Champions League stage after 16 years with a bang defeating Belgian champions Club Brugge 3-0 on Wednesday.
The Nigerian international came on for Jamie Vardy with 15 minutes left to play in his 25th appearance in the competition.
Marc Albrighton scored Leicester’s first ever Champions League goal six minutes into the encounter before last season’s English Premier League player of the season Riyad Mahrez doubled the Foxes’ lead with a brilliant free-kick in the 29th minute.
The Algerian scored his side’s third from the spot after Vardy was brought down in the box by Ludovic Butelle.
At the Estadio Dragao, FC Porto were held to a 1-1 draw by Danish Champions FC Copenhagen.
Andreas Cornelius’ second half strike cancelled Otavio’s 13th minute opener.
In Group E, French side Monaco shocked Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at the Wembley stadium.
First half goals ensured Leonardo Jardim’s side picked maximum points despite a consolatory goal from Toby Alderweireld on the stroke of half time.
At the Bay Arena Bayr Leverkusen were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Russian champions CSKA Moscow in a game of two halves.
In Group F, Borussia Dortmund pummelled Legia Warszawa 6-0 to top the group after reigning champions Real Madrid laboured to a 2-1 win at home to Sporting CP. Substitute Alvara Morata came off the substitute’s bench to seal the win for Real after Ronaldo’s strike had restored parity for his side. Bruno Cesar’s goal handed the visitors the lead in the first half.
In Group H, Italian champions Juventus played out a goalless draw at home to Sevilla in Turin while Olympique Lyonnais spanked Dinamo Zagreb 3-0 to lead the group after the first round of matches.
Manchester City 4 – 0 Borussia Moenchengladbach
Bayer Leverkusen 2 – 2 CSKA Moscow
Tottenham Hotspur 1 – 2 Monaco
Legia Warszawa 0 – 6 Borussia Dortmund
Real Madrid 2 – 1 Sporting CP
Club Brugge 0 – 3 Leicester City
FC Porto 1 – 1 FC Koebenhavn
Juventus 0 – 0 Sevilla
Lyon 3 – 0 Dinamo Zagreb
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