Tuesday, November 01, 2016

UEFA Champions League, Group B: Light Blues Gain Road Draw With Black Eagles; Eagles Win At Home Over Dynamo Kiev

Two games on Tuesday were played in Group B of the UEFA Champions League.

At Istanbul, Turkey:

Marek Hamsik delivered an 85th-minute equalizer to lift Napoli to a 1-1 road draw with Besiktas.  Ricardo Quaresma converted a penalty kick in the 78th minute.  In this snapshot, we see the Black Eagles' Cenk Tosun (left) battling the Light Blues' Kalidou Koulibaly for the ball.

At Lisbon, Portugal:

Eduardo Salvio scored the only goal of the match with his successfully-converted penalty kick (45'+2) as SL Benfica defeated visiting Dynamo Kiev1-0. Here, we see the Ukrainian club's Serhiy Sydorchuk fighting for the ball with the Eagles' Alejandro Grimaldo.

Associated Press photo by Steven Governo

Group B Standings:

1. Napoli (GP: 4; GD: +2; PTS: 7)
2. SL Benfica (GP: 4; GD: +1; PTS: 7)
3. Besiktas (GP: 4; GD: +1; PTS: 6)
4. Dynamo Kiev (GP: 4; GD: -4; PTS: 1)

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