Champions League Grades: Matchday 3

A record 62 goals were scored in a fine round of matches in the Champions League. There was a lot on entertainment on offer with the usual share of talking points. Let’s assess how the 32 teams did on matchday 3.

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Looking Ahead: Champions League Matchday 3

The spectre of COVID looms large on the Champions League as Europe goes into a second lockdown and cases of players being infected are on the rise. How long football — especially cross border football — can continue is anyone’s guess, but while it is on, the best anyone can do is look forward to it. Matchday 3 means the pivotal double-headers of the group stage are here with these two games usually decisive in sealing progress to the knockouts. These are the five games that intrigue me the most in this round.

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