Tuesday, October 18, 2016

UEFA Champions League, Group F: Dortmund, Galacticos Grab Tuesday Victories

Group F play in the UEFA Champions League resumed on Tuesday with two games. 
At Lisbon, Portugal:

Julian Weigl scored the winning goal in the 43rd minute as Borussia Dortmund defeated Sporting CP 2-1 on the road.  In the above photo, here's Dortmund's Christian Pulisic jumping for the ball with the Lions' Ezequiel Schelotto.

Associated Press photo

At Madrid:

Tomasz Jodlowiec's own goal in the 20th minute proved to be the winning goal for Real Madrid as the defending champs demolished visiting Legia Warsaw 5-1.  The Galacticos' Gareth Bale, who opened the scoring in the 16th minute, is seen here celebrating with teammates.

AFP/Getty Images photo by Javier Soriano

Group F Standings:

1. Real Madrid (GP: 3; GD: +5; PTS: 7)
2. Borussia Dortmund (GP: 3; GD: +7; PTS: 7)
3. Sporting CP (GP: 3; GD: 0; PTS: 3)
4. Legia Warsaw (GP: 3; GD: -12; PTS: 0)

NOTE:  Real Madrid gained a 2-2 road draw with Borussia Dortmund on September 27.

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