Barcelona 4-1 AS Roma
Fc Barcelona proved to be too strong against AS Roma they were were beaten 4-1 t the Camp Nou
38′ Barcelona took the lead courtesy of a Daniele De Rossi own goal. The veteran defender attempts to intercept an attacking pass meant for Lionel Messi but instead the ball ricochets into the back of his own goal leaving the goal keeper helpless. 1:0.
55′ The home team doubled their advantage courtesy of another own goal. Poor defending from Konstantinos Manolas who fails to communicate with his goal keeper as the ball deflects off him into his own goal. What a shame! 2:0.
59′ Gerard Pique was in a strange position inside the opposition box. Luis Suarez shot saved by the keeper fell to the feet of Gerard Pique who has the simplest of task by tapping into an empty net from close range. 3:0.
80′ The visitors scored a consolation goal with 10 minutes left on the clock. Diego Perotti sublime pass finds Edin Dzeko inside the box who shows great striking instinct as he buries the ball into the back of the net. 3:1.
87′ Luis Suarez puts the icing on the cake for the home team as he scored his first goal of this Campaign as he blasts a rebound into the bottom right corner. 4:1.
Liverpool 3-0 Manchester City
Liverpool stunned the football world as they trash high flying Manchester city 3 nil at Anfield. The Reds showed great determination to bury the game in the first 45 minutes and also to deny a free flowing side a precious away goal.
12′ Early in the game, the Egyptian Magician Mohamed Salah puts the Reds in the lead. Roberto Firmino releases a pass to Salah after a failed attempt on goal inside the box, Salah makes no mistake as he blasts the ball into the back of the net from close range.
21′ Liverpool doubled their lead with a thunder-bolt from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The former Arsenal man unstoppable strike from 20 metres out flew straight into the left side of the post. What a great strike! 2:0.
31′ Mane puts his name in the score sheet to round up a perfect first 45 minutes for the Anfield faithfuls. Salah turns provider with a lofted cross into the box, Sadio Mane made no mistake as he beats the goal keeper from close range into the left side of the goal. 3:0.
The second half failed to produce the same sparks as the first half as Jurgen Klopp side showed great concentration to deny Pep Guardiola a precious away goal going into the return leg at the Etihad on Tuesday.
Great performance from the Reds. Final score, Liverpool 3 Manchester city Nil.