Wednesday, October 19, 2016

UEFA Champions League, Group B: Two Sets Of Eagles Win On The Road

Two games in Group B of the UEFA Champions League were contested on Wednesday.

At Naples, Italy:

Vincent Aboubakar scored twice (38', 86') as Besiktas knock off Naples 3-2 on the road. It was the Black Eagles' first Champions League victory in seven years.  Here, we see the Light Blues' Dries Mertens (right) sprinting past a player from the visiting Turkish club.

ANSA photo via Associated Press by Ciro Fusco

At Kiev, Ukraine:

Eduardo Salvio (PK-9') and Franco Cervi (55') delivered the goals to propel SL Benfica to a 2-0 road blanking over Dynamo Kiev.  Here are Dynamo fans supporting the home team---as it turned out---in vain.

Associated Press photo by Efrem Lukatsky

Group B Standings:

1. Napoli (GP: 3; GD: +2; PTS: 6)
2. Besiktas (GP: 3; GD: +1; PTS: 5)
3. SL Benfica (GP: 3; GD: 0; PTS: 4)
4. Dynamo Kiev (GP: 3; GD: -3; PTS: 1)

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