Champions League 2019 Matchweek 4 Round-Up and Highlights
Chelsea came from 4-1 behind to draw 4-4 with a nine-man Ajax side in the pick of this week’s Champions League group stage matches.
Daley Blind and Joel Veltman were sent off in consecutive minutes with the score at 4-2, and Jorginho scored the resulting penalty from Veltman’s handball.
Reece James made it 4-4 three minutes later before Cesar Azpilicueta had a potential winner chalked off by VAR.
The result leaves Chelsea and Ajax tied on seven points with Valencia in Group H, who beat Lille 4-1 at the Mestalla.
Elsewhere, Real Madrid saw of Galatasaray 6-0 to keep pressure on group A leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
A Rodrygo hat-trick, Karim Benzema brace and Sergio Ramos penalty secured the win, while PSG beat Club Brugge 1-0 courtesy of a Mauro Icardi winner.
Manchester City dropped points away to Atalanta with a 1-1 draw, in a game that saw Kyle Walker play in goal after Ederson left the field injured and his replacement Claudio Bravo was sent off.
Shakhtar Donetsk and Dinamo Zagreb drew 3-3 in Croatia and now sit tied on five points, five back from group C leaders City.
Bayern Munich stayed top of group B in the same week they disposed of manager Nico Kovac following a 2-0 win over Olympiacos.
Tottenham stay second, having secured a 4-0 away win at Crvena Zvezda.
In group D, Atletico were shocked away at Bayer Leverkusen 2-1, which allowed Juventus to draw ahead at the top after they beat Lokomotiv Moscow 2-1 in Russia.
Liverpool moved top of Group E following a 2-1 home win over Genk, with Napoli falling into second after they only managed a home draw with Salzburg.
In group F, Barcelona stayed top despite a 0-0 draw with Slavia Prague, while Borussia Dortmund moved second with a 3-2 win at home against Inter Milan.
And finally, RB Leipzig beat Zenit 2-0 to stay two points clear of Lyon in group G, who beat Benfica 3-1 at Groupama Stadium.