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UEFA Champions League 2017/18: 5 things we've learned so far

Sujith Mohan
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A deadly strike force

We are halfway through the Champions League group stage and the tournament has lived up to its hype with some great games. PSG, Manchester United, Manchester City, Barcelona, Besiktas are off to a perfect start with 9 points from 3 games. Defending Champions Real Madrid are behind Tottenham in Group H.

Atletico Madrid, Monaco and Borussia Dortmund have struggled so far this season and risk elimination. Harry Kane and Cristiano Ronaldo top the goalscoring charts with 5 goals.

Let's take a look at the 5 things we have learned from UEFA Champions League campaign so far.

#5 PSG have Europe's best front three

MSN is history now. Paris Saint-Germain were clear about their ambitions when they swooped in for Neymar and Kylian Mbappe this past summer. They invested €400 million with the sole objective of winning the Champions League and they are doing just that.

Edinson Cavani, Neymar Jr., Kylian Mbappe are beginning to show their good understanding as the trio have settled into their roles well; Cavani plays down the centre with Neymar and Mbappe on either side. In the Champions League, they have 9 goals amongst them in 3 games and have eased past defences, which includes that of Bayern Munich.

They sit on top of Group B with 9 points from 3 games and have scored 12 goals this season, the most by any team.

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