LIVE – Champions League, at the half: Manchester City trailing, Messi on fire

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At half time on Wednesday in the UEFA Champions League, Manchester City’s woes continue.

LIVE – UCL scores, play-by-play

The Citizens are trailing CSKA at the Etihad Stadium, as Manuel Pellegrini’s men are struggling big time. Elsewhere, Lionel Messi is chasing down Raul’s record in Amsterdam and Chelsea are being held in Slovenia.

Below is an update on all eight matches from across Europe after the first 45 minutes of action on Wednesday.

GROUP E

Manchester City 1-2 CSKA Moscow

City’s nightmare run in Europe continues, as the visitors have gone ahead twice through Seydou Doumbia after Yaya Toure had equalized. Can Pellegirini’s men fight back in the second half?

Bayern Munich 1-0 AS Roma

Franck Ribery has put Bayern ahead as they are 45 minutes away from booking their spot in the last 16.

GROUP F

Ajax 0-1 Barcelona

Lionel Messi has scored to take his UCL tally to 70 goals, just one behind Raul’s record.

PSG 1-0 APOEL

Edinson Cavani put PSG ahead within one minute after a lovely flick and volley. Les Parisiens with one foot in the last 16.

GROUP G

Maribor 0-0 Chelsea

Drogba and Zouma have gone close for Chelsea, but the Slovenians are making life tough for the Blues.

Sporting 1-1 Schalke

Islam Slimani scored an own goal to put Schalke ahead in Lisbon, but the hosts equalized through Adrien Silva.

GROUP H

Athletic Bilbao 0-0 FC Porto

Stalemate in Northern Spain, as Bilbao desperately need their first UCL win of the season.

Shakthar Donetsk 1-0 BATE

Darijo Srna has given Shakthar the lead against the team they beat 7-0 last time out.