Champions League round-up: Harry Kane scores for Bayern Munich as Jude Bellingham stars for Real Madrid

England captain Harry Kane helped Bayern Munich strengthen their grip on Group A in the Champions League when he scored in a 3-1 win over Galatasaray.

Kane scored his 11th goal in 13 games for Germany to give them a 2-1 lead after Kingsley Coman’s early opener was canceled out by Mauro Icardi’s penalty.

The 30-year-old tapped the ball in from close range in the 73rd minute, with Jamal Musiala making the match safe six minutes later and almost qualifying for the knockout stages.

Kane scored eleven goals in thirteen games for Bayern Munich

“It’s my first time in this stadium and I’m about to get my hearing back,” said goalscorer Kane. “Luckily we were able to get through today.

“It is a very important victory. This is a very difficult place to get to. It made things difficult for us, especially in the first half.

“In the second half we were a bit calmer, better on the ball and took our chances. Getting nine points after three games is very important.”

Bellingham continues impressive start at Real Madrid

Jude Bellingham scored again for Real Madrid to see them to victory in Braga
Jude Bellingham scored again for Real Madrid to see them to victory in Braga

Jude Bellingham’s electric start to life Real Madrid continued as he scored in a 2-1 Champions League win Braga.

The precocious England international scored his 11th goal in 12 appearances for his new club as Madrid took control of Group C, making it three wins in three.

Rodrygo put Madrid ahead in the first half before Bellingham doubled the lead on the hour mark, with Alvaro Djalo getting the Portuguese side back into it.

A win against Braga at home in the next round in November will guarantee Real a place in the knockout stages for the 28th consecutive time.

That of Naples Giacomo Raspadori scored a goal in the second half to secure a 1–0 win Union Berlin in their Group C match and stretch their opponents’ losing streak to nine straight games in all competitions.

In a match with few highlights, the Germans enjoyed the better chances in the first half, but it was a run from Napoli’s Khvicha Kvaratskhelia down the left that decided the game as he set up Raspadori to fire home the winner in the 65th minute.

CL runners-up Inter extends unbeaten start

Inter Milan remained joint top of Group D with a 2-1 victory over RB Salzburg
Inter Milan remained joint top of Group D with a 2-1 victory over RB Salzburg

Inter Milan extended their unbeaten start in Champions League Group D with a 2-1 win over Red Bull Salzburg at San Siro.

Oscar Gloukh gave the Austrians hope when he canceled out an Alexis Sánchez opener, but Hakan Calhanoglu’s second-half penalty extended the good form of Simone Inzaghi’s side.

Lens forward Elye Wahi canceled out Johan Bakayoko’s opener for PSV to salvage a 1-1 draw in Group B.

Both teams started cautiously and the fans saw little action in the first half, with PSV winger Hirving Lozano hitting the post from outside the penalty area before the half-hour mark.

Belgian striker Bakayoko put PSV ahead after the break with a stunning finish from distance, before Wahi equalized for the home side with a close-range volley in the 65th minute.

A second-half goal from Brais Mendez delivered Real Society a 1-0 win over Benfica putting them above Inter Milan in Group D on goal difference.

Both teams had first-half goals disallowed for offside, but it wasn’t until the 63rd minute that Mendez broke the deadlock, scoring with a deflected effort from the edge of the six-yard box after great work from Ander Barrenetxea.

Benfica piled on the pressure late on and Fredrik Aursnes had a great opportunity to level for his side in the 87th minute, but the midfielder grabbed his shot and made it easy for ‘keeper Alex Remiro to save.

Real Sociedad tops the group with seven points, Inter second and Salzburg third with three points. Benfica are bottom with no points from their three games so far in the league.