MD2: Champions League
Borussia Dortmund moved three points clear at the top of UEFA Champions League Group D after collecting a second successive victory, this time
Italian striker Ciro Immobile (l.) opened the scoring in the 3rd minute with a fine finish, his second goal in as many European outings for Dortmund
However, the number of goalscoring opportunities BVB engineered that went unpunished had Jürgen Klopp's side scratching their heads
The intensity and fast-paced nature of proceedings showed no signs of dwindling following the restart, but after the hosts had enjoyed a bright spell in the encounter...
...second-half substitute Adrian Ramos was on hand to quash any hopes of Anderlecht producing a comeback to take a share of the spoils, as
At the BayArena, Leverkusen were looking to respond to defeat at Monaco on Matchday 1 and from the first whistle they had too much for Benfica.
Stefan Kießling opened the scoring with a predatory finish on 25 minutes after Julio Cesar had fumbled a Heung-Min Son strike...
...before Son himself then doubled the lead, adeptly guiding a rising shot into the top corner from a Karim Bellarabi cross
Benfica pulled one back in the second half through Eduardo Salvio, but Hakan Calhanoglu put the hosts back in front after Kießling won a penalty
Bayern maintained their 100 per cent record in this season's Champions League competition thanks to a 1-0 win - their 100th in the competition - away at CSKA Moskva
Curiously enough, the 2013 winners played the game behind closed doors in Moscow's Arena Khimki stadium in an early kick-off on Tuesday evening
The only goal of the game was scored by Thomas Müller from the penalty spot - his 22nd Champions League goal - after Mario Götze had been fouled
Götze (c.) was a constant menace for the visitors and had two good chances to add to the lead, while the hosts struck the bar in the first half
One goal was ultimately enough for Bayerm, though, who move top of Group E ahead of Matchday 3's clash at home to AS Roma on 21 October
FC Schalke 04 were looking to build on their derby win against Dortmund on Matchday 6 and were
The Royal Blues took a point from Chelsea on Matchday 1, but fell behind to a neat finish from Damjan Bohar (r.) in the first half
Trailing at the break, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar stepped up to the plate to drag Schalke back into the game after capitalising on a defensive error
Huntelaar was looking for his third of the season in the competition, but despite heavy pressure in the second half, Maribor held on for a valuable point
It was thus something of an evening of frustration for Kevin-Prince Boateng (r.) and Co., who now have two