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Drama as Reds, Chelsea lose openers

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“We played brilliantly in the second half and it feels a bit like we have lost two points,” Dortmund defender Mats Hummels told Sky.

Those two appear well placed already to progress from Group F after Inter needed a stoppage-time Nicolo Barella goal to rescue a 1-1 draw against Slavia Prague.

Nigerian forward Peter Olayinka put Slavia ahead in the 63rd minute, only for Barella to level in the second minute of stoppage time after a Stefano Sensi free-kick hit the bar.

In Group G, RB Leipzig won 2-1 at Benfica with Timo Werner bagging a brace before Haris Seferovic pulled one back.

Earlier, Memphis Depay’s penalty gave Lyon a 1-1 draw at home to Zenit Saint-Petersburg after Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun opened the scoring.

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