UCL: Kayode Subbed On In Shakhtar Defeat To Man City, Ekpai Benched In Plzen Home Loss Vs Real Madrid
Nigeria forward, Kayode Olanrewaju, was unable to prevent his Ukrainian club, Shakhtar Donetsk from going down to a 6-0 defeat against Manchester City in their Champions League clash at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday, reports Completesportsnigeria. com.
Kayode came in as a 63rd minute substitute for Junior Moraes in the encounter.
Brazil forward, Gabriel Jesus scored a hat-trick for Pep Guardiola’s men in the game with David Silva, Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez getting the other goals.
At the Doosan Arena, Plzen, Ubong Moses Ekpai sat on the bench in Viktoria Plzen’s 5-0 home loss to defending champions, Real Madrid.
Kareem Benzema (brace), Casemiro, Gareth Bale and Toni Kroos were all on target for Real Madrid.
Manchester United revived their hopes of making it to the knockout round of the competition with a hard fought 2-1 away win against Juventus at the Allianz Stadium, Torino.
Cristiano Ronaldo put the hosts ahead in the 65th minute, but Manchester United rallied back with two late strikes from substitute Juan Mata and an Alex Sandro own goal.
Bayern Munich put their poor domestic form behind them to record a 2-0 home win against Greek club, AEK Athens.
Robert Lewandowski got both goals for the Germans.
CSKA Moskva 1 – 2 Roma
Valenciab3 – 1 Young Boys
Bayern München 2 – 0 AEK Athens
Benfica 1 – 1 Ajax
Lyonnais 2 – 2 Hoffenheim
Manchester City 6 – 0 Shakhtar Donetsk
Viktoria Plzeň 0 – 5 Real Madrid
Juventus 1 – 2 Manchester United