The first day of the Champions League showed us the real candidates and some surprises, in an edition where the new rich were presented as favorites, but the historical teams showed the caste.
The first was the Liverpool that with Klopp gave a real dance to the PSG of Neymar, Mbappé and Cavani that for many millions who spend not yet manage to succeed in Europe. For its part, the finalist of the last edition affirms itself as a candidate.
Inter Milan returned to the Champions League after 6 years and made it through the front door by tracing an epic game to Pochettino’s Tottenham at the last minute. Another Italian team that came out victorious was Juventus without Ronaldo, was for an aggression, showed the class in Mestalla and won 2 goals by 0 and leads his group with Manchester United of Mourinho who won 3 x 0 Young Boys.
The always favorites did not disappoint the Barcelona that with a Messi decided to go for the apron this year, scoring the PSV Van Bommel 4×0. The current defender of the title, Real Madrid won 3×0 to Rome and a silent Bayern Munich also met in his visit to Benfica winning 2×0 and we can not stop talking about Atlético de Madrid to see who gets it in this edition, the always difficult The Cholo team responded by winning a 2 x 1 visit to Monaco.
The big disappointment of the date was Manchester City that was overtaken at home by Olympique de Lyon who remembered his best times and took the victory 2 goals for 1.
A first date that serves to put everyone in his place, the story can not be bought, but this is just beginning and all the teams are still able to move to the next round.