The First Match-day of UEFA Champions league was full of Pace, thrill and controversial refereeing decisions. English Teams suffered losses at the hands of their Group Rivals. It was Napoli’s day in their turf. They defeated Liverpool after shocking penalty decision. Dries Mertens was strong enough to put the ball past Adrian.
Later on in the 90th minute, after a defensive error from Virgil van Dijk, Fernando Llorente scored the second goal for the Italian Side. It is the second time Liverpool has lost an away game in Naples.
— Official SSC Napoli (@en_sscnapoli) September 17, 2019
However, it was a controversial decision and VAR had to face criticism after the match.
— Ben Webb (@BenWebbLFC) September 17, 2019
In another Game, Chelsea lost to Valencia. Rodrigo scored for Valencia in the 74th minute.
Later Ross Berkely could not convert the opportunity and missed a penalty. This turned out to be the decisive factor of the game.
— Valencia CF 🦇💯 (@valenciacf) September 17, 2019
⏰ RESULTS ⏰
😱 21 goals and DRAMA!
🔵 Napoli beat holders Liverpool
🦇 Valencia stun Chelsea in London
😮 Salzburg score 5 goals in first half
👏 Competition debutant Håland hits hat-trick #UCL
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) September 17, 2019
Salzburg was undoubtedly the best performer of the night. They scored 5 goals in the First Half as Debutant 19-Year-old Haland scored a Hat-Trick.
The Game between Barcelona and Dortmund ended in a goalless draw.
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) September 17, 2019
— AFC Ajax (@AFCAjax) September 17, 2019
Ajax continued with the way they started last year and defeated LOSC 3-0.
The perfect start to #MissionChampionsLeague! 🤩
Thanks for all your tweets and support, guys ❤️
— RB Leipzig English (@RBLeipzig_EN) September 17, 2019