Real Madrid suffered a shock 3-2 loss at home to Shakhtar Donetsk in the UEFA Champions League.
The visitors raced to a 3-0 lead in half time courtesy of an own goal from Raphael Varane coupled with goals from Tete and Manor Solomon.
Real Madrid fought back in the second half when Modric and Vinicius reduced the deficit and they almost snatched a point but Valverde’s last-minute strike was ruled out for offside.
Bayern Munich started their UEFA Champions League crown defence in style with a 4-0 spanking of Atletico Madrid.
Kingsley Coman scored a brace, while Leon Goretzka and Corentin Tolisso added the other goals.
Liverpool recorded a 1-0 win over Ajax at the. Johan Cruyff Arena thanks to an own goal by Nicolas Tagliafico.
Romelu Lukaku scored a brace as Inter Milan played out a 2-2 draw with Borussia Monchengladbach.
Manchester City defeated Porto 2-1, Olympiakos beat Marseille 1-0.
Atalanta trashed Midtjylland 4-0 to start their Champions League campaign on a flourish note.
The drumbeat of soccer from Shaktar to Real Madrid and Bayern to Atletico Madrid.