Manchester City on Tuesday, began the defence of their UEFA Champions League (UCL) title with a 3-1 win over Crvena zvezda at Etihad Stadium.
Gatekeepers News reports that Julio Alvarez’s brace and Rodri’s goal in the second half was the comeback Pep Guardiola’s man needed to cancel Osman Bukari’s opener for Red Star Belgrade.
Although Super Eagles forward, Peter Olayinka came on as a 68th-minute substitute, he could not impact the match.
In other news, Super Eagles of Nigeria’s Zaidu Sanusi played the first 45 minutes in Porto’s 3-1 win at Shakhtar Donetsk.
The Nigerian duo of Alhassan Yusuf and George Ilenikhena were second-half substitutes in Royal Atwerp’s 5-0 annihilation by Barcelona.
Meanwhile, Chijoke Ejuke was an unused substitute in the drubbing. However, Samuel Chukwueze played an hour of AC Milan’s goalless draw at home to Newcastle United.
AC Milan 0-0 Newcastle United
Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 Borussia Dortmund
Young Boys 1-3 RB Leipzig
Barcelona 5-0 Royal Antwerp
Manchester City 3-1 Red Star Belgrade
Feyenoord 2-0 Celtic
Lazio 1-1 Atletico Madrid
Shakhtar Donetsk 1-3 FC Porto