French champions drew 1-1 at RB Leipzig whilst Napoli crashed to a defeat in Ukraine against Shakhtar
Without the likes of last season’s sensations Kylian Mbappe, Bernardo Silva and Benjamin Mendy, the French champions struggled for creativity in the final third.
Monaco found themselves behind through Emil Forsberg after 33 minutes
But just a minute later Youri Tielemans levelled the scores with his first goal for the club
They found themselves 1-0 down on 33 minutes when Emil Forsberg broke the offside trap before slamming the ball past Diego Benaglio.
But just a minute later they were level through Youri Tielemans’ first goal for the club.
The keeper failed to deal with a loose ball in the box and the midfielder reacted quickest to poke the ball home.
In the other game in Group D Besiktas stunned Porto with an impressive 3-1 victory in Portugal.
Talisca headed the visitors in front on 13 minutes before Dusko Tosic scored an own goal to bring the two teams level.
Cenk Tosun then scored a screamer from distance on 28 minutes before former Liverpool man Ryan Babel countered to hand Besiktas all three points.
Youri Tielemans’ goal won’t win goal of the season but he won’t care
Bekistas stunned Porto with an impressive 3-1 win in Portugal
Shakhtar Donetsk pulled off an impressive win over Napoli
Milik had pulled one back from the spot with 18 minutes to play
Spartak Moscow fan fires a flare gun onto the pitch aimed at the referee in Champions League game against Maribor
In Manchester City’s group Shakhtar Donetsk pulled off an impressive 2-1 victory over underdogs Napoli.
The Ukrainians went ahead through Taison before Argentine forward Facundo Ferreyra doubled their advantage.
Arkadiusz Milik gave the visitors a glimmer of hope from the spot but Shakhtar stood firm despite late Napoli pressure to move joint top of the group.
Slovenian side Maribor scored late to manage a 1-1 draw with Spartak Moscow but the game was marred by crowd violence both inside and out of the ground.