Wednesday, September 28, 2016

UEFA Champions League, Group D: Mattress Makers Get Better Of Bayern; Rostov and PSV Draw in Russia

Two games in Group D of the UEFA Champions League are scheduled for Wednesday with the hosts listed first and kickoff times set for 11:45 AM Pacific Time.

At Madrid:

Yannick Carrasco scored the only goal of the match in the 35th minute as Atletico Madrid continued Bayern Munich's Champions League's woes on Spanish soil 1-0.  Here's ol' Yannick battling Bayern's Javi Martinez (right) for the ball.

Associated Press photo by Daniel Ochoa de Olza

At Rostov-on-Don, Russia:

Dmitry Poloz scored twice (8', 37') as FC Rostov gained their first-ever Champions League point with a 2-2 home draw with PSV Eindhoven.  Davy Propper (14') and Luuk de Jong (45'+1) each scored a goal for the Dutch champions. Here's PSV goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet in action.

Associated Press photo

Group D Standings:

1. Atletico Madrid (GP: 2; GD: +2; PTS: 6)
2. Bayern Munich (GP: 2; GD: +4; PTS: 3)
3. PSV Eindhoven (GP: 2; GD: -1; PTS: 1)
4. FC Rostov (GP: 2; GD: -5; PTS: 1)

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