UEFA Champions League scores, highlights: PSG earn vital win over Manchester United; Dortmund advance
Wednesday's action set the stage for a crazy Matchday 6 in the Champions League
UEFA Champions League Matchday 5 came to a close on Wednesday with eight matches, 27 total goals, one more team through to the knockout stage and some thrilling play out of Group H. Istanbul Basaksehir and RB Leipzig played to a wild 4-3 scoreline in the group before Paris Saint-Germain won at Manchester United to put three teams level on points.
Meanwhile, Dortmund earned a point by drawing Lazio, which was enough to send the Bundesliga side through to the round of 16. Nine spots in the knockout stage are set, and seven remain up for grabs heading into Matchday 6 next week.
Scores, highlights and takeaways from Wednesday's action can be found below. All Champions League matches this season are available live and on demand on CBS All Access.
Champions League scores
(All times U.S./Eastern)
- FINAL: Krasnodar 1, Rennes 0
- FINAL: Istanbul Basaksehir 3, RB Leipzig 4
- FINAL: Sevilla 0, Chelsea 4
- FINAL: Borussia Dortmund 1, Lazio 1
- FINAL: Club Brugge 3, Zenit St. Petersburg 0
- FINAL: Juventus 3, Dynamo Kiev 0
- FINAL: Ferencvaros 0, Barcelona 3
- FINAL: Manchester United 1, Paris St. Germain 3
İrfan Kahveci's hat trick: It was an inspiring performance from Kahveci despite the loss on the night for Istanbul. Kept his team in the entire match with his third goal off a free kick.
Alexander Sorloth's late-game winner : RB Leipzig was facing another squandered lead until Sorloth scored the game winner in stoppage time, and his first for the club.
Antoine Griezmann scores for Barca: The Frenchman set the tone for Barcelona when he excellently timed his run for the opening goal.
Olivier Giroud scores from everywhere: The Blues striker had already scored with a goal off each foot before he added a header and a penalty kick on the evening.
Alvaro Morata scores another for Juventus: The Spaniard appears unstoppable as he continues his top form in the Champions League for Juventus.
Let's rate some of the notable performances on the day, with one being the worst and 10 being perfection:
Olivier Giroud, Chelsea: The Blues were riding high in Group E despite some injury issues lingering around the team ahead of previous matches. Giroud reminded everyone why his talent in front of goal is unmatched as he scored four goals in every way on the pitch tonight. RATING: 10
Antoine Griezmann, Barcelona: The Frenchman has stepped up fro Barcelona in light of missing Messi on the pitch. His movement both on and off the ball has been on full display the last two Champion League matches. RATING: 7.5
Neymar, PSG: A solid performance from the Brazilian as he scored both the opening and closing goal in PSG's 3-1 win over Manchester United. Tried to connect with his teammates, and scored a second despite coming up short in that area. RATING: 8.5
Irfan Kahveci, Istanbul: The Turkish midfielder had the performance of lifetime scoring a hat trick and kept his side in the match despite the loss. Goals in the run of play and on a free kick kept things interesting down the stretch. RATING: 9
Alvaro Morata, Juventus: The Spanish forward has been essential for Juventus in Champions League, having now scored six goals in five matches, and has made a case for himself to stay in the starting XI. RATING: 8
A look ahead
Champions League will return next week with Matchday 6. Who will be disappointed and who will be elated? All eyes on Group B and Group H as advancement will come down to the final matchday for several teams as the action continues Tuesday.