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Champions League recap: Pogba injury mars Man United win, PSG smashes Celtic

Published: September 13, 2017

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Paul Pogba was forced off injured in the first half of Manchester United’s Champions League victory over FC Basel. If the main overarching story of European soccer and the Champions League in the second decade of the 21st century is one of stratification and superclub separation, the first day of the 2017-18 Champions League proper was yet another short chapter that furthered the narrative. Bayern Munich, Barcelona, PSG, Manchester United and Chelsea didn’t just claim victories as the Champions group stage kicked off on Tuesday