its UEFA Champions League match day 1: Chelsea, Liverpool stunned, Barcelona held to a goaless draw. It was a bad day for the defending champion as they were stunned by Napoli in their opening match of the Uefa Champions league, Chelsea also fell to Valencia at home and FCBarcelona were held to a goaless draw against Dortmund
The 2019/2020 Uefa Champions league which kicks off officially today with eight(8) matches being played across the world, gave us some surprising moments to remember.
The defending Champion Liverpool started their campaign with bad result as they fail to record any goal against Napoli in an away match in group B fixtures. Dries Mertens stunned Liverpool after he scored from the penalty kick spot in the 82nd minute to give the home team a 1-0. in the final minute, poor defensive error causes liverpool to concede another goal through former Tottenham player, Fernando Llorente .
Chelsea were also stunned in Stanford bridge after a goal from Rodrigo gave the visitor a 1-0 lead, however Chelsea failed to equalise after Ross Barkley missed a late penalty kick , and Valencia comfortably secured the crucial 3 points.
Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen saved Marco Reus’ penalty and made several crucial saves as the five-time champions by chance escape and share points with iDortmund in a second-half return of Lionel Messi from injury.
Champions league match day 1 results
· Barcelona 0, Dortmund o
· Valencia 1, Chelsea 0
· Ajax 3, Lille 0
· RB Leipzig 2, Benfica 1 · Inter Milan 1, Slavia Prague 1
· Lyon 1, Zenit 1 · Red Bull Salzburg 6, Genk 2
· Napoli 2, Liverpool 0