Bernardo Silva has rounded on the critics who wrote off Manchester City after their shock defeat at Norwich declaring: "We have nothing to prove."
Angel Di Maria told ESPN that Paris Saint-Germain made Real Madrid look weak in their emphatic 3-0 Champions League win.
FC Salzburg's teenage striker, a Real Madrid old boy and Barcelona's goalkeeper all made the cut for the first UCL group games of the season.
Atleti's Renan Lodi and Juve's Alex Sandro were locked in a battle for both club and national team supremacy on Wednesday.
It was a curious night in Paris, with not everything appearing as it seemed. At its conclusion, though, the hosts were happier than their guests.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane fumed at his team's lack of intensity after his side's chastening 3-0 defeat at PSG on Wednesday.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino accused his players of not respecting the plan after they lost a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Olympiakos.
Pep Guardiola has suggested he will keep searching for a solution to his defence Fernandinho and Nicolas Otamendi are too old to play every game.
Virgil van Dijk insists there will be no hangover from Liverpool's Champions League defeat to Napoli as there is no reason for panic.
Man City are without two of their three first-choice centre-backs, but Fernandinho filled in admirably in a 3-0 win at former club Shakhtar Donetsk.
Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky handed Lokomotiv Moscow a 2-1 win over the German side in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Dinamo Zagreb made a perfect start to their Champions League Group C campaign with a emphatic win over tournament debutantes Atalanta.
Bayern Munich kicked off their Champions League campaign by easing to a 3-0 victory over Red Star Belgrade on Wednesday in a one-sided Group B game.
Manchester City put aside their recent Premier League setback, delivering a comfortable performance in a 3-0 win at Shakhtar Donetsk.
Hector Herrera headed home a late equaliser as Atletico Madrid drew 2-2 with Juventus in Champions League Group D at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Angel Di Maria scored a first-half brace against his former team as PSG comfortably beat a listless Real Madrid 3-0 in their UCL group stage opener.
Club Brugge and Galatasaray played out a goalless stalemate in their opening Champions League Group A game at the Jan Breydelstadion on Wednesday.
Olympiakos battled back from two-goals down to earn a 2-2 draw with Tottenham in their Champions League Group B opener in Athens on Wednesday night.
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