Champions League review

A review of Wednesday night's action as the first round of Champions League group stage matches was completed, with Chelsea held by Juventus.

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Juventus' Andrea Pirlo (L) is challenged by Chelsea's Oscar during their Champions League match at Stamford Bridge (Reuters)

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GROUP E

CHELSEA v JUVENTUS

Chelsea found a new Champions League hero as Brazilian Oscar scored twice for the holders in a 2-2 draw against Juventus.

SHAKHTAR v NORDSJAELLAND

Danish newcomers Nordsjaelland got a taste of the challenges to come when they were beaten 2-0 by Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk.

GROUP F

BAYERN MUNICH v VALENCIA

Bayern Munich banished some demons in their first European fixture since their bitter final defeat by Chelsea in May with victory over Valencia.

LILLE v BATE BORISOV

BATE Borisov, the champions of Belarus, earned a first ever group stage win when they beat Lille 3-1 in France.

GROUP G

BARCELONA v SPARTAK MOSCOW

Barcelona had yet another commanding performance from Lionel Messi to thank for a 3-2 win over Spartak Moscow.

CELTIC v BENFICA

Celtic drew 0-0 at home to Benfica on their return to the group phase for the first time since 2008.

GROUP H

MANCHESTER UNITED v GALATASARAY

Manchester United, with plenty to prove after last season's woes, began with an unconvincing 1-0 victory over Galatasaray.

BRAGA v CFR CLUJ

CFR Cluj impressed in a 2-0 victory at Portuguese side Braga with Rafael Bastos returning to score twice against his former club.

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