Bayern Munich won 3-1 at Manchester City in soccer’s Champions League, while Cristiano Ronaldo continued his scoring spree as Real Madrid beat Copenhagen 4-0.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored three goals as Real Madrid routed Galatasaray 6-1 in soccer’s Champions League, while Bayern Munich opened its title defense with a 3-0 win over CSKA Moscow.
Chelsea opened defense of its Champions League soccer title by blowing a two-goal lead in tying Juventus, while Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona rallied to beat Spartak Moscow 3-2.
Juventus eased into the quarterfinals of soccer’s Champions League, while Paris Saint- Germain held off Valencia to advance.
Slovakia beat Italy 3-2 to reach the round of 16 at the World Cup and eliminate the defending champion. Paraguay and Japan also advanced as the Netherlands won its group.
Chelsea moved to the brink of elimination from soccer’s Champions League after a 3-0 loss at Juventus, while Barcelona and Bayern Munich were among four teams advancing to the last 16.
Juventus said it will spend a combined 37.25 million euros ($53.5 million) to sign four players currently on loan with the Italian soccer team.
Real Madrid came from behind to beat Hercules 3-1 and remain unbeaten in Spanish soccer’s Primera Liga.
Defending World Cup champion Italy offered “no excuses” after a defeat to Slovakia resulted in its first failure to get beyond the opening stage since 1974.
Juventus won 3-0 against Napoli to trail Serie A leader AC Milan by two points, while Andrea Stramaccioni’s first game as Inter Milan coach ended with a 5-4 win over Genoa. Valencia and Levante tied 1-1 in Spain.