In group D after the first round of the leadership single-handedly captured Galatasaray.
Champion of Turkey for the first time since 1999, won a crushing victory in the group stage of the Champions League. Istanbul’s Grand in his field confidently beat “Locomotive” took a revenge from Muscovites for the home defeat in the Champions League 16 years ago.
The return of “Locomotive” in League of Champions already in the ninth minute spoiled the goalkeeper Guilherme, who could not safely stick your hands under long-range shot by Rodriguez. In the second half penalty when Guilherme made a mistake with the formulation of the walls, for which naturalized Brazilian punished Derdiyok. Finally, in stoppage time, the goalkeeper with a foul stopped break on the empty net, but the drag penalty could not.
Galatasaray— Lokomotiv 3:0
Goals: Rodriguez, 9, Derdiyok, 67, Inan, 90+4 (pen)
Galatasaray: Muslera – Lines, Aziz, Donk, Nagatomo – Fernando, Ndiaye – Akbaba, Belhanda (Maicon, 73), Rodriguez (Inan, 90+1) – Derdiyok (Oncura, 82).
Locomotive: Guilherme Ignatiev (Eder, 69), Höwedes, Corluka, Kverkvelia, Idowu – Miranchuk Al. (Miranchuk An., 86), Krychowiak, Danny, Fernandes Farfan.
Warning: Ndiaye, Fernando Corluka, Idowu, Guilherme, Denisov.
Schalke without Yevhen Konoplyanka in the starting lineup, missed the victory over Porto. The Ukrainian came on as a substitute in the second half when the score was 1:0, but nothing positive to be remembered did not.
Porto from defeat in Germany saved game promptly by the experienced Naldo – defender “Schalke” in his penalty knocked Abubakar, and Otávio showed the mate to Telles like a penalty to break the Fährmann.
Schalke – Porto 1:1
Goals: Emboli, 64 – Otávio 75 (penalty c)
Schalke: Fährmann – San, Naldo, Nastasic – Caligiuri, Serdar (Harith, 84), Bentaleb, Mackenny – SCHOPF, Ut (Linnet, 66), Ambala (Burgstaller, 72).
Port: Casillas Pereira, Monteiro, Milito, Telles – Otávio (Hernani, 90), Daniel, Herrera, Brahimi (Oliveira, 82) – Aboubakar (Corona, 60), Marega.
Warning: Ambala, Ut – Corona, Herrera
In the second round “the Port” will host “Galatasaray” and “locomotive” will play with Schalke.