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United suffer painful defeat against PSV

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City took the lead at the Etihad Stadium in controversial fashion as Vincent Kompany pressured Giorgio Chiellini into scoring an own-goal with 57 minutes gone.

Juve had been holding on at times, but Mario Mandzukic touched home Paul Pogba’s cross to equalize on 70 minutes.

Nine minutes from time, Alvaro Morata pounced on an error from Aleksandar Kolarov to snare the winner.

The result was all the more surprising as City had won five from five league games so far while the Old Lady of Turin had drawn one and lost two of their three Serie A fixtures.

French forward Antoine Griezmann scored twice within seven first-half minutes to give Atletico a 3-0 win at Galatasaray.

Sevilla made it three out of three as they cruised past Borussia Moenchengladbach — who have lost all four Bundesliga matches this season — 3-0 with goals from Kevin Gameiro and Ever Banega, both from the spot, and Yevhen Konoplyanka.

SL Benfica beat Champions League debutants Astana of Kazakhstan 2-0 in Lisbon with goals from Nicolas Gaitan and Kostas Mitroglou.

Julian Draxler went some way to helping VfL Wolfsburg forget the departed Kevin de Bruyne by scoring his first goal for the Wolves in only his second appearance as the Germans beat CSKA Moscow 1-0.

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