UCL Roundup: Celtic Held City In 6 Goals Thriller As Atletico Beat Bayern Again [MATCH REPORTS]The second day of UEFA Champions League Matchday 2 was an action packed last night, Wednesday, September 27, Parkhead home of Celtic saw Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City found themselves needing to thrice come from behind to secure a point against an attacking Celtic side.
In-form English man, Raheem Sterling netted at both ends as City dug deep for a 3-3 draw that not only see them lose their unbeaten start to the season in all competition, but fall two points behind leaders, Barcelona in Group C.
The Premier League side were favourites on paper, but went behind in the third minute when an Erik Sviatchenko header went in off Moussa Dembele.
Fernandinho levelled only for a Kieran Tierney cross to go in off Sterling and restore Celtic's lead.
The irrepressible Sterling scored a scintillating goal at the other end to restore parity, but Dembele pounced on an Aleksandar Kolarov error to make it 3-2 moments after the restart.
However, Nolito got City’s third equaliser to maintain their unbeaten start to the campaign as they look forward to a fascinating doubleheader against Barca on the next two matchdays.
Meanwhile, Barcelona, were not that impressive without injured talisman Lionel Messi, as they came from behind to win 2-1 at Borusia Moenchengladbach. Thanks late goals from substitute, Arda Turan and defender, Pique.
Theo Walcott stole the headlines again as Arsenal continued their brilliant form with a 2-0 victory over Basle at the Emirates Stadium scoring both goals. With Alexis Sanches and Ozil missing lots of chances in what might have being an humiliating rout for Basel.
This result moves the Gunners level atop Group A alongside Paris Saint-Germain, who beat Ludogorets 3-1 in Bulgaria, with Edinson Cavani grabbing a brace.
Last season’s finalists Atletico Madrid edged Bayern Munich 1-0 in a Group D blockbuster at the Vicente Calderon to go three points clear ahead of their doubleheader with Rostov, who claimed their first ever Champions League point in a 2-2 draw with PSV Eindhoven in Russia.
Yannick Carrasco’s first half-strike separated the sides and inflicted Carlo Ancelotti’s first defeat as coach of the Bavarians after a 100 per cent start.
Italian side Napoli continued their excellent start to the season by beating Benfica 4-2 in Italy to move top of Group B, as Dynamo Kiev managed a 1-1 draw with Besiktas in Istanbul.