Atletico turn on style to crush Malmo

Atletico Madrid produced a storming second half to hammer Malmo 5-0 at the Vicente Calderon in Group A last night.

All the goals came in the second period as Koke, Mario Mandzukic, Antoine Griezmann, Diego Godin and Alessio Cerci secured a valuable three points for the Spanish champions.

Olympiacos are top of Group A after former Fulham midfielder Pajtim Kasami grabbed the winner in a 1-0 victory over Juventus.

The Greek champions are level on points with Atletico.

Giulio Donati and Kyriakos Papadopoulos both scored in the second half as Bayer Leverkusen beat Zenit St Petersburg 2-0 to take charge of Group C.

Monaco climbed above Andre Villas-Boas’ side into second place as they drew 0-0 with Benfica, who earned their first point of the campaign.

Borussia Dortmund hammered Galatasaray 4-0 away from home to make it three wins out of three in Group D.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice in 18 minutes for the visitors, first tapping home Marco Reus’ pin-point pass before adding another from close range.

Reus added a third before half-time with a stunning, curling shot before substitute Adrian Ramos scored a fourth late on.

Yordan Minev’s last-gasp strike lifted Ludogorets to a famous Champions League victory over 10-man Basle. The full-back fired low into the net from distance in the first minute of stoppage time to give his side a 1-0 triumph and ensure they became the first side from Bulgaria to take a point in the group stage of Europe’s elite club competition.

Ludogorets are now level on points with Group B rivals Liverpool and Basle.


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