Gunners off to a flier in UCL
Arsenal had the biggest win in the first round group matches after beating Sporting Braga 6-nil at the Emirates.
The Gunners went into half time leading 3-nil and easily dispatched a team that knocked out Sevilla and Celtic in pre-qualifying matches.
Barcelona won 5-1 against Panathinaikos to comfortably lead its group which also features FC Copehagen who beat Rubin Kazan 1-nil
Chelsea and Valencia also posted another big wins winning 4-1 and 4-nil respectively. Both matches were won away from home.
Former champions AC Milan, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich all won with a 2-nil scoreline.
Defending champions Inter Milan started with a 2-all draw against Dutch champions FC Twente.
In total 44 goals were scored.
Here is a list from the first group stage matches:
|0 - 0||1|
|0 - 1||1|
|0 - 4||1|
|1 - 0||3|
|1 - 4||1|
|2 - 0||4|
|2 - 1||1|
|2 - 2||2|
|5 - 1||1|
|6 - 0||1|
The single goalless draw on show featured Manchester United and Glasgow Rangers.