Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura was thrilled with their response to a difficult start as they saw off Basel 3-0 in the Champions League.
Diego Simeone saluted Yannick Ferreira Carrasco after his match-winning goal in Atletico Madrid's 1-0 victory over Rostov but reminded the Belgian that he still has a lot of improving to do.
Brendan Rodgers acknowledged Celtic were beaten by the better side in their Champions League clash with Borussia Monchengladbach, adding that the Scottish champions are still learning at the highest level.
Benfica head coach Rui Vitoria declared that his side will fight ahead of "three more finals" to decide qualification from Champions League Group B.
Paris Saint-Germain edged closer to progression to the Champions League last 16 with an oddly unconvincing 3-0 win over Basel on Tuesday.
Lionel Messi marked his return to the Barcelona starting line-up with a hat-trick as a 4-0 win over 10-man Manchester City preserved a perfect start to this season's Champions League campaign for Luis Enrique's men.
Pep Guardiola conceded the game was "over" when Manchester City were reduced to 10 men in the 4-0 Champions League defeat to his former club Barcelona.
Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique acknowledged Manchester City's errors were the reason for his team coasting to a 4-0 Champions League victory at Camp Nou.
Game-changing errors such as the one committed by Manchester City's Claudio Bravo on Wednesday are the unfortunate lot of goalkeepers, according to Barcelona's Marc-Andre ter Stegen.