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UEFA Champions League Matchday 2 came to a close on Wednesday with eight more matches, highlighted by FC Barcelona vs. Juventus. All in all, we were treated to 22 goals, including a hat-trick from Marcus Rashford, a brace from Moise Kean and a goal from American .
Champions League full-time scores
- Krasnodar 0, Chelsea 4
- Istanbul Basaksehir 0, Paris Saint-Germain 2
- Sevilla 1, Rennes 0
- Borussia Dortmund 2, Zenit 0
- Club Brugge 1, Lazio 1
- Juventus 0, Barcelona 2
- Ferencvaros 2, Dynamo Kiev 2
- Manchester United 5, RB Leipzig 0
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Marcus Rashford, super sub: Rashford put together a thrilling performance in the final fifteen minutes of the match recording a hat-trick as a sub. His first goal came off a perfectly timed run after receiving the ball from Bruno Fernandes and getting into the box one-v-one against Peter Gulacsi and slotting the ball into the net.
Franck Boli comes through in the clutch: Ferencvaros sparked a massive comeback to walk away with a draw in their Group G match against Dynamo Kiev. Down two goals, after conceding a penalty and a goal in the first half, Franck Boli provided the dramatic equalizer in stoppage time.
Luuk de Jong's one-touch volley saves the day: Sevilla were deadlocked in a scoreless draw against Rennes as the match approached the hour-mark. The Spanish side broke through after de Jong timed a specatual pass from Marcos Acuna and timed the volley splitting defenders.
Christian Pulisic gets on the board: Making a second half appearance as a sub, Pulisic extended Chelsea's lead with a fourth goal, as Tammy Abraham spearheaded the counter and connected with Pulisic who slotted the ball away.
Let's rate some of the notable performances on the day, with one being the worst and 10 being perfection:
Marcus Rashford, Manchester United: Dr. Marcus Rashford MBE with an incredible performance today equal only to his own outstanding nature off the pitch. He was active on the field, and completely shifted the momentum late in the match recording three goals and earning a penalty for his side. RATING: 9
Moise Kean, PSG: Kean is already playing with the sort of confidence that he lacked at Everton and he looks to be a smart late capture by sporting director Leonardo. RATING: 8
Keylor Navas, PSG: Another strong display from Navas, underlining his status as one of Europe's top goalkeepers and a key element of this PSG side. RATING: 8
Mats Rits, Club Brugge: The Belgium defensive mid did well to help his side establish tempo, and was active in generating an attack when necessary, nearly breaking through on goal. His defensive work rate helped keep the draw for Brugge. RATING: 7
A look ahead
Matchday 3 continues on next week with another 16 matches on the docket, including Real Madrid vs. Inter Milan, and Atalanta vs. Liverpool. Second place is up for grabs in several groups, while teams like Bayern Munich and Manchester City could wrap up first place in their groups.