Juventus Forward Cristiano Ronaldo have equalled the record of Real Madrid’s legend Raul Gonzalez, who scored against 33 different opponents in the Champions League.
The Portuguese star equalled Raul the great’s record last night as Juventus trashed Bayern Leverkusen 3-0 at the Allianz Stadium.
Ronaldo’s goal against Leverkusen means Ronaldo has now scored against 33 different opponents in the Champions League, equalling the record set by Real Madrid great Raul.
In another game at the champions league, Former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry scored four times to give Bayern Munich a 7-2 victory over their host Tottenham.
Gnabry, deemed not good enough for English football after spells at the Gunners and West Brom, produced a quartet of clinical finishes after the break to send the German champions soaring clear at the top of Group B.
Robert Lewandowski also added a brace along with Joshua Kimmich’s fine first-half goal as Spurs conceded seven goals at home for the first ever time in a major competition.
Bayern are supposed to be a team in transition but they ripped Tottenham apart in the second half and look real contenders for this competition.
Spurs had opened the scoring through Son Heung-min and briefly threatened a comeback after Harry Kane’s penalty at 4-2 before Bayern ran away with it with three goals in the final 10 minutes.
It leaves the Premier League side in an all-too familiar position of floundering in the early part of the group stage, having had to perform a miracle to progress to the knockout stages last year.
Raheem Sterling came off the bench to provide the spark Manchester City needed to claim a hard-fought but deserved 2-0 Champions League victory over Dinamo Zagreb.
Pep Guardiola’s side seemed to do everything but score in a one-sided first half at the Etihad Stadium but it took the second-half introduction of Sterling to break the deadlock.
The England forward struck in the 66th minute to put City on course for top spot in Group C before Phil Foden added a second in injury time.