Champions League, day 2

Porto 1 - Real Madrid 3

For the second Champions League match in a row, Real Madrid came back from a goal down to win. The Spanish league champions found themselves behind early on when Costnho headed the ball over Casillas after the young keeper had punched away a free kick. But by half time they were in the lead, Iván Helguera returning to the side to head Solari's cross down past Vitor Baia, and then Solari himself getting a second after Roberto Carlos turned Ronaldo's pass across goal. Porto substitute Benni McCarthy had a goal disallowed for a clear offside after the restart, but Zidane finished things off when he struck a shot wide of Baia from Figo's free kick. (01.10.03)

Celta Vigo 0 - AC Milan 0

Champions League football came to the Balaidos stadium for the first time ever, with hosts Celta Vigo holding reigning champions AC Milan to a 0-0 draw. There were some doubts before the match whether the local players would even turn up after staging a protest about win bonuses, but in the end they did and soon got down to business. Although Lotina lined up without a recognised striker, his side came closest to scoring in the first half, with Mostovoi testing Dida shortly before the break. But otherwise there were few chances for either side, and both settled for a point in the end. (01.10.03)

Deportivo La Coruña 2 - PSV Eindhoven 0

There were wins for both Spanish sides in Tuesday night's Champions League games. Deportivo beat PSV Eindhoven 2-0 to move up to second in their group on four points. Sergio gave them the lead in the 20th minute following a short free kick, his shot taking a deflection off a defender to wrong foot keeper Waterreus. And Pandiani kept up his phenomenal scoring record this season with a second from the penalty spot after Valerón was pushed over in the area early in the second half. The Dutch side could not beat Depor's offside trap, and substitute Diego Tristán almost made it three later on. (30.09.03)

Galatasaray 1 - Real Sociedad 2

Real Sociedad made it two wins in a row after beating Galatasaray 1-2. Ex Besiktas player Nihat returned to face his old rivals and set up an opening goal for Kovacevic with a dazzling run in the third minute. But the Turkish side came back, and scored a deserved equaliser when Arif fed Hakan Sukur for him to beat an otherwise excellent Westerveld. Xavi Alonso headed the winner though from Karpin's corner later in the second half, and Galatasaray were left with ten men after Hasan Sas was sent off for retaliating. Real and Juventus top the group with six points each. (30.09.03)

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