He closed Date 2 of the Champions League with eight games where the loclaes were left with seven wins and a draw. Throughout all the meetings there were thrashings, surprises and agonizing triumphs that begin to diagram the future of the group stage, with 12 points in dispute. On that road, one of the focuses was on Barcelona and his trip to Portugal. In Lisbon, he faced Benfica after the 3-0 at the Camp Nou against Bayern Munich and again suffered, as the locals repeated the thrashing with two goals from Uruguayan Darwin Núñez and the rest from Rafa.
In this way, Koeman’s did not manage to add and have two consecutive defeats without scoring, so there will be talks in Spain that will have to do with the future and the lack of a clear response from the Catalans. In another tune, Manchetser United appeared. After the loss to Young Boys, it was time to open the series at Old Trafford against Villarreal, who gave the surprise at the beginning of the complement with the goal of Paco Alcacer. However, a few minutes later Alex Telles scored a goal for the equalizer and in the 95th minute Cristiano Ronaldo appeared, who if not, to sentence the comeback and the first points.
The other big match of the day moved to Turin where Juventus, without Dybala injured, hosted the reigning champions. Tuchel’s Chelsea presented several changes and cost him a match that was defined 16 seconds after the start of the second half, thanks to a goal by Federico Chiesa.
Benfica 0 – 3 Barcelona – (Nicolas Otamendi)
Manchester United 2 – 1 Villarreal – (Gerónimo Rulli and Juan Foyth)
Juventus 1 – 0 Chelsea
Bayern Munich 5 – 0 Dynamo Kiev
Wolfsburg 1 – 1 Sevilla (Marcos Acuña, Alejandro Gómez, Lucas Ocampos and Erik Lamela)
Atalanta 1 – 0 Young Boys – (Juan Musso)
Zenith 4 – 0 Malmo
RB Salzburg 2 – 1 Lille