Celtic v Real Madrid, Sevilla v Manchester City: Champions League – live! | Champions League
Celtic v Real Madrid, Sevilla v Manchester City: Champions League – live! | Champions League

Key events

Celtic 0-0 Real Madrid: No score at Celtic Park yet, but the Scottish champions are surviving something of an onslaught after Real broke upfield in numbers following an unsuccessful effort on goal from Georgos Giakoumanis. Breaking upfield on a counter-attack of their own, Celtic carve an opening for Liel Abada, who is put through on goal by Jota but sidefoots feebly at Thibaut Courtois.

Sevilla 0-0 Man City: No drama of note so far but Erling Haaland has missed a half-chance for City. Or what is more commonly known as “a chance” in Haaland World.

RB Salzberg 0-0 AC Milan: Your friend and mine, Olivier Giroud, has an early effort from a narrow angle saved by Red Bull Salzburg goalkeeper Philipp Lohn.

GOAL! Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 Juventus (Mbappe 5)

Group H: An audacious flick over the top from Neymar and Kylian Mbappe smashes home a diagonal volley from close range. PSG lead in Paris.

Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe celebrates after opening the scoring.
Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe celebrates after opening the scoring. Photograph: Sarah Meyssonnier/Reuters

Match report: Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 Chelsea

Group E: “This was not exactly how Thomas Tuchel would have imagined his 100th match as Chelsea manager,” writes Ed Aarons from Satadion Maksimar. “In the competition where he found such success 17 months ago, the German was powerless to stop Dinamo Zagreb recording a famous victory courtesy of Mislav Orsic’s well-taken goal in the first half.”

Celtic 0-0 Real Madrid: To raucous roars of approval at Celtic Park, Celtic win two early corners in quick succession. Nothing comes of either but it’s a highly encouraging start for Ange Postecoglou’s side.

Our 8pm (BST) kick-offs are go ...

Peeeeeeeeep! The collective ball is rolling in Salzburg, Seville, Glasgow, Leipzig, Lisbon and Paris.

Fans of Celtic let off flares ahead of the UEFA Champions League group F match against Real Madrid.
Celtic fans get a tifo and some flares on the go as the teams line up ahead of kick off. Photograph: Robbie Jay Barratt/AMA/Getty Images

Full time: Borussia Dortmund 3-0 FC Copenhagen

Group G: Jude Bellingham was among the goals as Borussia Dortmund put their Danish visitors to the sword in Germany.

Jude Bellingham (centre, rear) drills home Borussia Dortmund’s third goal.
Jude Bellingham (centre, rear) drills home Borussia Dortmund’s third goal. Photograph: Ronald Wittek/EPA

Full time: Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 Chelsea

Group E: The Croatian champions have survived a late onslaught to beat Chelsea, whose stuttering start to the season continues. Mislav Orsic scored the only goal of the game, finishing off a first half counter-attack after getting the better of Kalidou Koulibaly and Kepa.

Dinamo Zagreb v Chelsea: They’re into eight minutes of injury time in Croatia, where the home side lead Chelsea by the only goal of the game so far. You can follow the knockings of that one with John Brewin …

Celtic v Real Madrid: Ange Postecoglou makes two changes to the side that started against Rangers on Saturday. Giorgos Giakoumakis leads the line in place of Kyogo Furuhashi, who was forced off with a shoulder injury in the opening minutes of the Old Firm derby and is on the bench tonight. Mortiz Jenz also comes in to replace the injured Carl Starfelt in the heart of the Celtic back line.

Kyogo Furuhashi
Kyogo Furuhashi runs out on to the pitch to warm up ahead of Celtic’s match against Real Madrid. Photograph: Jan Kruger/UEFA/Getty Images
General view of a Celtic fan’s t-shirt displaying an image of manager Ange Postecoglou.
General view of a Celtic fan’s t-shirt displaying an image of manager Ange Postecoglou. Photograph: Lee Smith/Action Images/Reuters

Sevilla v Manchester City: Deadline-day signing Manuel Akanji came in for his Manchester City debut as the Premier League winners begin their latest attempt to win the Champions League. Sergio Gomez also makes his first start for City in the Group G clash at the Roman Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, as manager Pep Guardiola was forced into defensive changes with John Stones and Kyle Walker out injured. Jack Grealish also returns to the side.

Manuel Akanji
SIgned from Borussia Dortmund on Deadline Day, Swiss defender Manuel Akanji makes his debut for Manchester City tonight. Photograph: Matt McNulty/Manchester City/Manchester City FC/Getty Images

Benfica v Maccabi Haifa line-ups

Benfica: Vlachodimos, Bah, Silva, Otamendi, Grimaldo, Florentino, Jeremias, Neres, Rafa Silva, Joao Mario, Goncalo Ramos.

Subs: Gilberto, Aursnes, Goncalves, Pinho, Chiquinho, Ristic, Brooks, Musa, Araujo, Bernardo, Helton Leite, Draxler.

Maccabi Haifa: Cohen, Sundgren, Batubinsika, Seck, Goldberg, Mohamed, Lavi, Chery, David, Pierrot, Haziza.

Subs: Atzili, Tchibota, Menachem, Rukavytsya, Arad, Abu Fani, Podgoreanu, Levi, Eliyahu, Gershon, Mishpati.

Referee: Andreas Ekberg (Sweden)

Benfica v Maccabi Haifa
Maccabi Haifa's players training at the Luz stadium in Lisbon yesterday evening. Photograph: Patrícia de Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty Images

RB Leipzig v Shakhtar Donetsk line-ups

RB Leipzig: Gulacsi, Simakan, Diallo, Orban, Halstenberg, Szoboszlai, Laimer, Schlager, Nkunku, Andre Silva, Werner.

Subs: Haidara, Forsberg, Blaswich, Raum, Gvardiol, Novoa, Henrichs, Kampl.

Shakhtar Donetsk: Trubin, Taylor, Bondar, Matviyenko, Konoplya, Stepanenko, Shved, Sudakov, Bondarenko, Mudryk, Zubkov.

Subs: Shevchenko, Traore, Kryvtsov, Sikan, Mykhaylichenko, Kryskiv, Djurasek, Topalov, Ocheretko, Pyatov, Kozik, Petryak.

Referee: Joao Pinheiro (Portugal)

Paris Saint-Germain v Juventus

PSG: Donnarumma, Sergio Ramos, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Hakimi, Verratti, Vitinha, Nuno Mendes, Messi, Mbappe, Neymar.

Subs: Navas, Fabian, Bernat, Danilo Pereira, Sergio Rico, Sanches, Sarabia, Mukiele, Carlos Soler, Ekitike.

Juventus: Perin, Bremer, Bonucci, Danilo, Cuadrado, Miretti, Paredes, Rabiot, Kostic, Milik, Vlahovic.

Subs: De Sciglio, Locatelli, McKennie, Alex Sandro, Gatti, Kean, Pinsoglio, Rugani, Soule, Garofani, Fagioli.

Referee: Anthony Taylor (England)

Parc des Princes
The view over the Parc des Princes ahead of tonight’s match between PSG and Juventus. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

RB Salzburg v AC Milan line-ups

RB Salzburg: Kohn, Dedic, Solet, Wober, Ulmer, Seiwald, Capaldo, Kjaergaard, Kameri, Fernando, Okafor.

Subs: Mantl, Van der Brempt, Baidoo, Adamu, Simic, Diarra, Gourna-Douath, Sesko, Pavlovic, Walke, Bernardo.

AC Milan: Maignan, Calabria, Kalulu Kyatengwa, Tomori, Hernandez, Bennacer, Tonali, Saelemaekers, De Ketelaere, Leao, Giroud.

Subs: Toure, Diaz, Dest, Kjaer, Origi, Messias, Pobega, Gabbia, Mirante, Jungdal.

Referee: Srdjan Jovanovic (Serbia)

Celtic v Real Madrid line-ups

Celtic: Hart, Juranovic, Carter-Vickers, Jenz, Taylor, O’Riley, McGregor, Hatate, Abada, Giakoumakis, Jota.

Subs: Furuhashi, Haksabanovic, Mooy, Turnbull, McCarthy, Bernabei, Bain, Siegrist, Maeda, Forrest, Ralston, Welsh.

Real Madrid: Courtois, Carvajal, Eder Militao, Alaba, Mendy, Modric, Tchouameni, Kroos, Valverde, Benzema, Vinicius Junior.

Subs: Nacho, Hazard, Asensio, Camavinga, Lunin, Lucas, Ceballos, Rodrygo, Rudiger, Mariano, Lopez.

Referee: Sandro Scharer (Switzerland)

Celtic v Real Madrid
Some local Celtic-supporting whippersnappers pose outside Celtic Park ahead of what could be the night of their lives. Photograph: Jan Kruger/UEFA/Getty Images

Sevilla v Manchester City line-ups

Sevilla: Bounou, Carmona, Gudelj, Kouassi, Alex Telles, Jesus Navas, Rakitic, Delaney, Acuna, Isco, Gomez.

Subs: Dmitrovic, Montiel, Rekik, Dolberg, Suso, Jordan, Januzaj, Mir, En-Nesyri, Fernando, Salas, Flores.

Manchester City: Ederson, Joao Cancelo, Akanji, Dias, Gomez, De Bruyne, Rodri, Bernardo Silva, Foden, Haaland, Grealish.

Subs: Phillips, Ake, Gundogan, Ortega, Alvarez, Mahrez, Carson, Palmer, Lewis, Wilson-Esbrand.

Referee: Davide Massa (Italy)

Sevilla v Manchester United
Police officers silhouetted in front of the stadium ahead of out-of-sorts Sevilla’s match against Manchester City. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

England v Luxembourg

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Celtic v Real Madrid: ““I don’t think we’ll change,” said David Turnbull, upon being asked if Celtic would revert from manager Ange Postecoglou’s famous Plan A against Real Madrid. “We’ll go in full of confidence and try to play our own game. Whether it works or it doesn’t, we will still play that way. Hopefully, it does work.”

Sevilla v Manchester City: Pep Guardiola has warned his Manchester City players that they cannot rely on Erling Haaland alone to make the difference as the club start their latest quest for Champions League glory at Sevilla tonight.

Philipp Lahm: “The Champions League delivers exhilarating nights like the semi-finals between Real and City last year. But is a competition that only about five clubs can win really what we want or European football needs?”

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Mislav Orsic
Mislav Orsic scored the opening goal of this season’s Champions League proper, firing past Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa to put Dinamo Zagreb one up. Photograph: Damir Sencar/AFP/Getty Images

Champions League clockwatch

Welcome one and all, as we cast a roving eye over tonight’s goings-on in the opening round of this season’s Champions League group games. We’ve got some belting fixtures to look forward to and a couple of early kick-offs are well under way.

In Group E, Chelsea have been hit on the break and currently trail Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 as the game approaches half-time. Meanwhile in Group G, Borussia Dortmund lead FC Copenhagen 2-0 as their game counts down to the break.



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