Barclays Premier League leaders Manchester City suffered familiar European wobbles as they lost their Group D opener 2-1 to Juventus de...
Barclays Premier League leaders Manchester City suffered familiar European wobbles as they lost their Group D opener 2-1 to Juventus despite going 1-0 up in the second half when Giorgio Chiellini turned the ball into his own net under pressure from Vincent Kompany.
But Manuel Pellegrini's men paid the price for failing to convert a series of other chances as Juve hit back with a Mario Mandzukic finish and a stunner from Alvaro Morata
Ivorian forward Wilfried Bony who started up front in place of injured Sergio Aguero twice fluffed his lines by slicing horribly wide after a smart run and then failing to turn in a low Kolarov cross.
It was yet another example of City failing to deliver on the biggest stage, and was actually a surprise given the form of the two sides coming into the game.
Juve, last season's runners-up and Serie A champions for four successive years, had failed to win any of their opening three games while City had won five in a row without conceding.
Angel Di Maria showed Manchester United what they are missing with the opening goal in PSG's 2-0 win over Malmo.
The former Old Trafford star netted after just four minutes before Edinson Cavani rounded off the scoring.
Elswhere Benfica recorded a win by the same scoreline against competition underdogs FC Astana.
Second-half goals from Nicolas Gaitain and Fulham flop Konstantinos Mitroglou were enough to seal three points.
An Antoine Griezmann brace in Turkey gave Atletico Madrid an away win over Galatasaray.
In Manchester United's group, Wolfsburg beat CSKA Moscow 1-0, while the other fixture in Manchester City's group saw Sevilla comfortably beat Borussia Monchengladbach 3-0.
Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick for Real Madrid catapulted him to the top of the Champions League goalscoring charts as Real Madrid scored the biggest win of the night - a 4-0 victory over Shakhtar Donetsk.
Real Madrid 4-0 Shakhtar Donetsk
PSG 2-0 Malmo
PSV 2-1 Manchester United
Wolfsburg 1-0 CSKA Moscow
Benfica 2-0 FC Astana
Galatasaray 0-2 Atletico Madrid
Manchester City 1-2 Juventus
Sevilla 3-0 Borussia Monchengladbach