Group-stage play in the UEFA Champions League reached the midway point on Wednesday with eight games, two of them in Group A.
Mesut Ozil delivered a hat trick in the second half (53', 83', 87') as Arsenal annihilated visiting Ludogorets Razgrad 6-0. Here, we see the Gunners' Theo Walcott (left) battling the Bulgarian club's Svetoslav Dyakov for the ball.
Associated Press photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth
Angel Di Maria (40'), Lucas Moura (62'), and Edinson Cavani (PK-90'+3; that's him celebrating with teammates) each scored once as Paris Saint-Germain dominated visiting FC Basel 3-0.
Associated Press photo by Christophe Ena
Group A Standings:
1. Arsenal (GP: 3; GD: +8; PTS: 7)
2. Paris Saint-Germain (GP: 3; GD: +5; PTS: 7)
3. FC Basel (GP: 3; GD: -8; PTS: 1)
4. Ludogorets Razgrad (GP: 3; GD: -5; PTS: 1)
NOTE: Ludogorets Razgrad gained a 1-1 road draw with FC Basel on September 13.