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Last Updated: Thursday September 17 2009 06:23 GMT

Wins for Arsenal and Liverpool

Arsenal and Liverpool

Arsenal and Liverpool both got wins in their opening Champions League matches.

Arsenal came back from two goals down to beat the Belgian side Standard Liege 3-2 in a thrilling clash.

Liverpool got their Champions League campaign off with a good result. The Reds beat Hungarian champions Debrecen 1-0, despite a shaky performance.

Rangers were also in action. They were one goal down for most of their match against VfB Stuttgart, but a cracking strike late on drew the game 1-1.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said he was encouraged by his team's amazing fightback. The Gunners gave two goals away in the first five minutes.

But Nicklas Bendtner and Thomas Vermaelen got their side back into the game, before Eduardo sealed the victory in the last 10 minutes.

Dirk Kuyt was the hero for Liverpool, scoring just before half-time. They had a few more goal chances in the second half including a strike by Steven Gerrard that went just over the bar.

Madjid Bougherra
Madjid Bougherra scores for Rangers

Rangers boss Walter Smith said he was really pleased with how his side played, although he reckoned that they could have won the match in the second half.

It's been a good week for the British teams in Europe. Chelsea and Manchester United also won their opening games.