Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho scored in Manchester City‘s 4-0 whitewash of German side Borrusia Moenchengladbach.
Iheanacho slotted in City’s fourth goal in the 90th minute of the game after coming off the bench. Argentine striker Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick to give Pep Guardiola‘s men a perfect start to their Champions League campaign.
A stunning freekick from Portugese forward Cristiano Ronaldo in the 89th was just what Real Madrid needed to pull a stunning comeback over Sporting Lisbon in their opening game.
Madrid went a goal down in the first half, but went on the clinch the winner in added time when Alvaro Morata scored a fine header to end the tie 2-1.
English Champions Leicester City played in the first ever Champions League game against Club Brugge of Belgium.
Marc Albrighton scored Leicester’s first Champions League goal as a brace from Riyad Mahrez saw The Foxes end the game as 3-0 winners.
In another game of the night Mario Goetze scored a brace as Borrusia Dortmund put six goals past Legia Warsaw of Poland.
See full results below:
Real Madrid 2-1 Sporting Lisbon
Legia 0-6 Dortmund
Spurs 1-2 Monaco
Manchester City 4-0 Gladbach
Bayer 2-2 CSKA
Brugge 0-3 Leicester
Porto 1-1 Copenhagen
Juve 0-0 Sevilla
Lyon 3-0 Zagreb
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