FC Sheriff made a dream Champions League debut as they beat Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 in Group D.
The Moldovan club are playing in Europe’s top-tier competition for the first time after qualifying through the play-offs.
In a group that also contains Real Madrid and Inter Milan, Sheriff got off to the perfect start as they beat Ukrainian side Shakhtar, who could not convert any of their 21 shots.
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Adama Traore opened the scoring in the 16th minute and Momo Yansane added the second after the break.
Real Madrid beat Inter Milan 1-0 in the other game in the group on Wednesday evening while Sheriff travel to Madrid for their next Champions League clash.
Borussia Dortmund made a winning start as goals from Jude Bellingham and Erling Haaland saw them past Besiktas.
Sebastien Haller became only the second player after Marco van Basten to score four times on his Champions League debut as Ajax won 5-1 against Sporting Lisbon.

Sebastien Haller

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The former West Ham striker netted twice in either half, with Steven Berghuis grabbing the other goal for the Dutch side.
Atletico Madrid were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Porto.
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