By Johnny Edward:
Super Eagles striker, Olarenwaju Kayode made his UEFA Champions League debut for Shakhtar Donetsk who earn a 2-2 draw away at Olympique Lyon in Tuesday’s Group F clash at the Groupama Stadium in Lyon Metropolis, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Kayode came on for Junior Moraes in the 83rd minute of the draw.
Moraes bagged a brace before strikes from Moussa Dembele and Leo Dubois nicked a point for the home side.
Lyon lead Group F with four points while Manchester City who came from a goal down to beat Hoffenheim 2-1 at the Rhein-Neckar-Arena in Sinsheim, Germany are second with three points from two games.
Shakhtar Donetsk are third in the table with two points from their opening two games, while Hoffenheim are rock bottom with just a point.
In Group G, UEFA Champions League holders, Real Madrid lost 1-0 away to CSKA Moscow. Nikola Vlasic scored a second-minute goal to stun the three-time champions.
In Rome, AS Roma returned to winning ways spanking Viktoria Plzen 5-0 at the Olimpico stadium.
Edin Dzeko scored a hat-trick while Cengiz Under and Justin Kluivert also got on the score sheet.
In Group E, goals from Haris Seferovic, Alex Grimaldo, and Alfa Semedo were enough for ten men Benfica to secure a 3-2 win over AEK Athens despite Viktor Klonaridis’ brace. Ruben Dias was sent off shortly before the break for a second bookable offence.
At the Allianz Arena, Bayern Munich and Ajax played out a 1-1 draw.
Mats Hummels shot the hosts, Bayern Munich into the lead in the fourth minute but Moussair Mazraoui drew level for the visitors, in the 22nd minute.
Ajax lead Group E with four points with a superior goal difference than second place Bayern. Benfica are third with three points while AEK Athens occupy bottom with no points from two games.
In Group H Manchester United played out a goalless draw at home with Valencia at Old Trafford.