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5 moments that caught our eye in Champions League Gameweek 2

Sumedh Pande
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Atletico Madrid v Chelsea FC - UEFA Champions League
Chelsea were the biggest winners in this week's Champions League

The second match week of the Champions League saw many interesting match-ups featuring the biggest sides in Europe. The most high-profile clash this midweek featured Atletico Madrid against Chelsea.

The Blues emerged 2-1 victorious at the Wanda Metropolitana in what was one of their best performances ever in the Champions League. 

All the top teams that were expected to win, won their respective games. The only exception being that of Liverpool's who despite dominating against Spartak Moscow managed just a 1-1 draw in Russia.

Just as the first set of the matches, the second match week also saw all the English teams impressing and still going unbeaten in the competition. On that note, here are the five moments which caught the eye in this week's Champions League action: 

#5 Lorenzo Insigne's celebration gone wrong 

SSC Napoli v Benevento Calcio - Serie A
Good goal, bad celebration

Napoli humbled Feyenoord 3-1 in Naples with the front three of Dries Mertens, Lorenzo Insigne and Jose Callejon all getting on the score sheet. When the hosts scored their second goal courtesy of Insigne, another completely avoidable episode of a team paying respect to an injured player took place.

Insigne wanted to hold a jersey of his Napoli teammate, Arkadiusz Milik who suffered a knee ligament injury last week as a signal of respect. 

To make matters worse (or funny), Insigne was handed the wrong jersey. Insigne was handed the jersey of midfielder Piotr Zielinski. He threw that kit on the floor and asked for the right shirt before holding it and sending his message of support to the Dutchman. 

This botched celebration concerning shirts for injured players came just days after FC Barcelona's episode where they wore t-shirts with a quote, 'Courage Ousmane' on it for Ousmane Dembele who was recently ruled out for three months with a hamstring injury.

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Sumedh Pande
FEATURED WRITER
An avid Premier League watcher with specialization in transfer news and post match analysis. Follow European and Indian football with minute attention with one eye on the world of cricket.
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