Tuesday, September 13, 2016

UEFA Champions League, Group B: Light Blues Knock Off Dynamo In Kiev; Late Equalizer Gains Road Draw For Black Eagles

Group B action in the UEFA Champions League is set to open on Tuesday with two games with the hosts listed first and kick-off times at 11:45 AM Pacific Time.

At Kiev, Ukraine:

Arkadiusz Milik scored twice (36', 45'+2; that's him being congratulated by teammates) as Napoli came from behind to knock off ten-man Dynamo Kiev 2-1 on the road.

Associated Press photo by Efrem Lukatsky

At Lisbon, Portugal:

Talisca's stoppage-time equalizer (90'+3; that's him celebrating after scoring) lifted Besiktas to a 1-1 road draw with SL Benfica.  Franco Cervi scored for the Eagles in the 12th minute.

Associated Press photo

Group B Standings:

1. Napoli (GP: 1; GD: +1; PTS: 3)
2. Besiktas (GP: 1; GD: 0; PTS: 1)
3. SL Benfica (GP: 1; GD: 0; PTS: 1)
4. Dynamo Kiev (GP: 1; GD: -1; PTS: 0)

NOTE:  Besiktas gained a 1-1 road draw with SL Benfica on Tuesday.

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