Bayer Leverkusen beat Belgian champions Genk 2-0 at the BayArena in a sometimes nervy performance to go second in Champions League Group E.
Substitute Salomon Kalou gifted Valencia a late penalty which Roberto Soldado converted as Chelsea drew 1-1 at the Mestalla Stadium.
Andre Ayew grabbed a brace and Loic Remy a fine goal of his own as Marseille strolled to a 3-0 Champions League win over Borussia Dortmund.
Two of Arsenal’s summer signings scored to give the Gunners a 2-1 win at Olympiacos in their Champions League Group F clash.
Shakhtar Donetsk were left to rue their misses after they came from behind against APOEL Nicosia to draw 1-1 at the Donbass Arena.
Milan comfortably won 2-0 in their Champions League Group H clash against Viktoria Plzen at the San Siro.
Lionel Messi became the joint second highest goalscorer in Barcelona’s history as his side completed a 5-0 Champions League rout of BATE.
Zenit St Petersburg came from behind to record their first win in the Champions League courtesy of a 3-1 victory over Porto in Group G.