Wednesday, September 14, 2016

UEFA Champions League, Group G: Lions Gain Road Draw With Dragons; Foxes Dominate In Belgium

Two contests are set to take place in Group G of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday with the hosts listed first and all kickoffs times at 11:45 AM Pacific Time.

At Bruges, Belgium:
Riyad Mahrez
Riyad Mahrez scored twice (29', PK-61', that's him shown here) as Leicester City, in their Champions League debut, dominated Club Brugge 3-0 on the road.

Photo from ESPN FC website

At Porto, Portugal:

Andreas Cornelius' equalizer in the 52nd minute (that's him celebrating after scoring) lifted ten-man FC Copenhagen to a 1-1 road draw with FC Porto.  Otavio Edmilson de Silva Monteiro scored in the 13th minute for the Dragons.

Associated Press photo by Paulo Duarte

Group G Standings:

1. Leicester City (GP: 1; GD: +3; PTS: 3)
2. FC Copenhagen (GP: 1; GD: 0; PTS: 1)
3. FC Porto (GP: 1; GD: 0; PTS: 1)
4. Club Brugge (GP: 1; GD: -3; PTS: 0)

NOTE:  FC Copenhagen gained a 1-1 road draw with FC Porto on Wednesday.

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