Sporting Lisbon were too strong for Greek champions Olympiakos and defeated the reds at home 3-2 in their first Group D stage match. The Portuguese team scored all 3 goals in the first half (Doumbia 2’, Martins 13’, Fernandes 43’). Olympiakos scored two late goals with Pardo (98’. 93’). The Greek champions will travel to Italy and face Juventus in their next match.