Champions League, summary: PSG suffers, Real Madrid thrashes and Manchester City dazzles

Here is the best summary of the third day of the UEFA Champions League Group Stage

A double from the Argentine Lionel messi allowed Paris Saint-Germain achieve a suffered victory (3-2) over the Leipzig, in a day of the Champions League in which Real Madrid beat Shakhtar Donetsk (0-5) and Manchester City dazzled (1-5) with the game displayed in the field of Witches.

Triumph that could not emulate the Atlético de Madrid, to which the display of character that he gave was worth nothing to equal the 0-2 that appeared on the scoreboard after thirteen minutes of play, after falling 2-3 against Liverpool, which counts its games by triumphs.

A penalty goal from the Egyptian Mohamed salah In the absence of twelve minutes for the conclusion, he condemned those of the “Cholo” Simeone, who played with one man less from seven minutes into the second half due to the expulsion of the forward Antoine Griezmann.

The French international saw the direct red card at 52 minutes after raising his leg excessively and hitting the Brazilian’s face Roberto Firmino.

But even so did the Athletic who dreamed of the equalizer with seven minutes remaining after the referee decreed a penalty on the Uruguayan Jose Maria Gimenez from which he later renounced after consulting the video images.

If the image of the Madrid team came out stronger despite the defeat, the opposite can be said of the Paris Saint-Germain, which again left numerous doubts, despite his triumph (3-2) over the Leipzig.

Not even the initial point of Kylian Mbappé, who gave a new sample of his enormous power in the open field, avoided the troubles of the Parisian team, who saw how the Leipzig, a team that until now counted its games by losses, turned the scoreboard (1-2) with the goals of the Portuguese André Silva and the french defender Nordi mukiele.

But the impressive talent that the Paris Saint-Germain, who could not count on the Brazilian due to injury Neymar, allowed the Argentine Mauricio Pochettino avoid disaster.

A double from the Argentine Lionel messi, who signed the momentary 2-2 at 67 minutes by taking advantage of a pass from Mbappe, and established in the 74 the final 3-2 when transforming a penalty committed on Mbappe, served to avoid the surprise and award the three points to the Parisian team, which will continue to lead group A.

With one point less than Paris Saint-Germain figure in the classification the Manchester City, which won this Tuesday by a resounding 1-5 to Witches, in a meeting in which those of Pep Guardiola they were able to achieve an even greater result.

Nothing could do the Belgian team, one of the pleasant surprises so far of the competition, before the exhibition offered by the City during his visit to the Jan Breydel stadium, where the young attacker shone above all Phil Foden.

It was not necessary to mark the English international, who embroidered him in the position of false nine, to lead the prodigious attack of the “citizen” team, which found its best executioner in the Algerian Riyad mahrez, author of a doublet.

Two goals also achieved the Brazilian Vinicius in the win (0-5) of Real Madrid to Shakhtar Donetsk, in a clash in which the young Madrid attacker once again showed his improvement in the definition.

As he made clear after 51 minutes when solving with a subtle touch a magnificent pass from the Croatian Luka modric, although the best came five minutes later, in a play full of talent in which Vinicius after dribbling as many defenders came to pass in the area signed the momentary 0-3.

A win that allowed the Real Madrid equaling the surprising Sheriff Tiraspol at the head of Group D, who conceded his first loss in the tournament, after falling 3-1 to the Inter de Milan.

In fact, the Moldovan team, who could not count on the Greek goalkeeper Georgios Athanadiadis, dreamed of repeating the surprise that he already starred in on the second day at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium, after equalizing the contest (1-1) at 52 minutes with a free-kick from the Luxembourgish Sebastien thill.

But the many Chilean Arturo vidal and from dutch Stefan de Vrij, who established the final 3-1 for Inter in the 67th minute, ended the dream of the Moldovan team.

The one who did not give in was him Ajax who reaffirmed themselves at the head of group C after chaining their third consecutive victory by beating Borussia Dortmund 4-0, in a match in which the Ivorian Sebastien haller, who scored his sixth goal in the competition, beat the Norwegian Erling haaland, to which the crossbar and the goalkeeper Remko pasveer They prevented him from seeing the goal.

A result that got into the fight for the first two places in the group by Sporting from Portugal, who beat Turkish Besiktas 1-4, in a duel in which the Uruguayan central defender shone Sebastian Coates, author of a doublet.