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UCL: Holder Trash AS Roma, Man United Defeat Young Boys In First Round

Real Madrid 3-0 AS Roma

Real Madrid are right on course to win the UEFA Champions League for the fourth time running after an impressive display against AS Roma.

Title holders defeated the Italian club 3-0 to register their desire to retain the title.

Isco struck a beautiful free kick, which found the back of the net as Gareth Bale and Mariano Diaz were all on the score sheet.

After wasting a number of chances, Isco ensured Madrid went into the break with a goal.

Isco curled-in a free kick from 25 yards leaving Robin Olsen stuck to his position in the 45th minute.

Bale got to the end of a pass by Luka Modric and fired a low shot into the net to register the second goal of the net.

Diaz put the game beyond the reach of Roma scoring in the first minute of added time.

Young Boys 0-3 Manchester United

Paul Pogba scored a brace to lift United to the top of Group H of the Champions league.

Jose Mourinho’s side ensured the coach keeps his position as Zinedine Zidane has been put in place to replace him if things go wrong this season.

Pogba opened the scoreline after 35 minutes of play with a superb finish from 16 yards.

He added his second for the night 9 minutes later from the spot kick sending the ball beyond the reach of Von Ballmoos.

Pogba proved to be the man of the match after setting up Anthony Martial for the third goal of the night.

 

Result from other matches

Viktoria Plzen 2-2 CSKA Moscow

Shakhtar Donetsk 2-2 Hoffenheim

Ajax 3-0 AEK Athens

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