Champions League: Messi rescues Barcelona, Torres nets a brace
Lionel Messi preserved Barcelona's unbeaten start to the Champions League by equalizing in a 1-1 draw at AC Milan while Arsenal's 100 per cent record disappeared with a 2-1 home defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Tuesday's other marquee match.
Robert Lewandowski (right) ruined Arsene Wenger's birthday as the Borussia Dortmund striker's late goal clinched a 2-1 win against Arsenal in the Champions League on Tuesday. (All AP and AFP images)
Fernando Torres marked his 100th start for Chelsea with a brace in a 3-0 win away to Schalke on Tuesday as Jose Mourinho's side safely negotiated a tough test in Champions League Group E.
Diego Costa scored twice as Atletico Madrid beat Austria Vienna 3-0 on Tuesday to maintain its winning run in the Champions League this season.
Aleksandr Kerzhakov scored five minutes from fulltime to give Zenit St Petersburg a 1-0 win over 10-man FC Porto on Tuesday and its first victory in Champions League Group G.
Napoli beat Marseille 2-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday, goals in either half from Jose Callejon (in pic) and Duvan Zapata doing the damage with Andre Ayew getting a late consolation for the French hosts.
Lionel Messi preserved Barcelona's unbeaten start to the Champions League by equalizing in a 1-1 draw at AC Milan
AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri heaped praise on Kaka after the Brazilian forward's impressive display on his return from injury contributed to a spirited 1-1 draw at home to Barcelona on Tuesday. "Kaka tonight showed the champion he is, not just in terms of his technical ability," said Allegri.
A late equalizer from Leondro Tatu gave Steaua Bucharest a 1-1 draw against Basel and its first point in Group E of the Champions League on Tuesday.