The 2021/22 UEFA Champions League started on Tuesday 14 September 2021. Match-day 1 of the UEFA Champions League has been as the 32 teams have all played their first matches. Players that made the UEFA Champions League team of the week are those that impressed during the match-day.
The UCL 2021/22 season has some tough groups that could see some top teams battle it till the last match to decide who qualify from the group stage. Some top teams have failed to win a match after matchday 2, such teams must win their next three matches to have the chance of advancing to the next stage.
Carlo Anceloti has started his second spell with the Los blancos in very impressive manner, and on Tuesday in the second group D match of the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions league season, his team will be keen to continue their winning streak after last weekend's draw at home with Villarreal.
The Uefa Champions League was in full action this midweek as 18 matches were played on Tuesday and Wednesday. The mid-week matches were full of dramas and unexpected incidents that made the competition controversial and interesting. Let's take a look at the three underdogs currently at top of their Champions League group table after matchday 2.
The matchday 1 of the UEFA Champions League for the 2021/2022 season produced some shocking upsets with many goals. Here are the top 5 best and worst performing teams over the two nights of football. Best performing teams 1. Sheriff Most expected FC Sheriff to lose their game against Shakhtar Donetsk as the odds were against team.
A team that has been foreign to the Champions League has come this season to take the competition by storm after they defeated Shakhtar and Real Madrid despite being considered under dogs. But they have shown that just because a team isn't that popular, that doesn't mean that they should be considered unfit to grace the big stages.
On Tuesday 28th September, Real Madrid played host to Champions league debutants FC Sheriff, in the second group D match of the 2022/2022 UEFA Champions league season. In a usual fashion, Real Madrid were tipped to win emphatically at home against the underdogs but after 90-minutes of Play, FC Sheriff recorded a first win in their first appearance in Santiago Bernabeu to condemn the Los blancos to their first defeat of the new season.
Real Madrid suffered their first defeat in the hands of no other team but Champions League first-timers Sheriff. In their first-ever UCL season, FC Sheriff won their first game against Shakhtar Donetsk and have now beaten the 13-time Champions League winners Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu by 2-1.