Liverpool and Tottenham were the English teams in action but how did the other participants across the continent do?
The Champions League is back and it was an entertaining night which saw Liverpool claim a dramatic 3-2 victory over Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield while two late Inter Milan goals saw Tottenham get off to a losing start in their campaign.
Liverpool 3-2 PSG report
Inter Milan 2-1 Tottenham report
But there were plenty of other games going on across the continent. Below you can see the best of the Champions League action from Tuesday night.
Lionel Messi scored the eighth Champions League hat-trick of his career as 10-man Barcelona recovered from a disappointing start to thrash PSV 4-0 in Group B.
Messi’s superb 32nd-minute free-kick was his side’s first shot on target and set up a comfortable win in which Ousmane Dembele also got on the scoresheet with a top-class solo goal.
PSV had their chances with Gaston Pereiro coming close early on but the game changed when Messi curled home his opener after Dembele was pulled down.
Dembele lashed home Barcelona’s second from long range in the 74th minute before Messi rounded off another dazzling display despite French defender Samuel Umtiti’s late red card for two bookable offences.
Messi’s hat-trick took him clear of his great rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who has seven trebles to his name in this competition.
Atletico Madrid came from behind to win 2-1 in Monaco, after Samuel Grandsir had given Leonardo Jardim’s Ligue 1 strugglers an 18th-minute lead.
Diego Costa equalised for the visitors on the half-hour and Jose Gimenez netted what turned out to be the winning goal in injury time at the end of the first half.
Goals from Garry Rodrigues, Eren Derdiyok and Selcuk Inan helped Galatasaray to a comfortable 3-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow in Istanbul, despite the late sending-off of midfielder Badou N’Diaye.
Christian Pulisic scored in the 85th minute to give Borussia Dortmund a 1-0 win at Club Brugge, Schalke and Porto drew 1-1 with goals from Breel Embolo and an Otavio penalty respectively, while Red Star Belgrade versus Napoli ended goalless.