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Last Updated: Wednesday, 27 September 2006, 17:15 GMT 18:15 UK
Champions League photos

Didier Drogba slams his effort against the crossbar in the 14th minute

Levski Sofia 1-3 Chelsea: Didier Drogba almost breaks the deadlock for the visitors but sees his shot hit the crossbar

Zhivko Milanov goes up for a header with Shevchenko

His strike partner Andriy Shevchenko finds himself tightly marked as he attempts to end his spell without a goal

Drogba celebrates Chelsea's opener in Bulgaria

Jon Obi Mikel forces a fine save out of goalkeeper Georgi Petkov but Drogba pounces on his parry to score

Drogba makes it 2-0

He scores again early in the second half when his shot from close range squirms under Petkov into the corner of the goal

Drogba taps home his third goal

The hat-trick is complete in the 68th minute when he bundles the ball home to put the game beyond Levski's reach

Peter Crouch scores from close range to put Liverpool ahead

Liverpool 3-2 Galatasaray: Peter Crouch connects with Fabio Aurelio's ninth-minute cross to give the hosts an early lead

Luis Garcia (left) celebrates Liverpool's second goal as the hosts start brightly

Five minutes later the Reds double their lead when Jermaine Pennant crosses for Luis Garcia (left) to head home

Sabri Sarioglu contests possession with Xabi Alonso

The Turkish side start to rally with right winger Sabri Sarioglu causing a number of problems down Liverpool's left

Crouch converts Steve Finnan's cross

Shortly after the break, Crouch has the Kop in raptures when his spectacular goal appears to finish off the visitors

Umit Karan celebrates his first goal with Arda Turan

Two goals in six minutes from Umit Karan (right) put the hosts on the backfoot and a nervy final 25 minutes ensue

Jermaine Pennant prepares to defend a Galatasaray corner

Some last-ditch defending keeps Galatasaray out and sees Liverpool complete their first win in Group C


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