Real Madrid came roaring back from two goals down to leave Roma rooted to the bottom of Champions League Group B after a thrilling 4-2 win at the
Madrid opened their Champions League campaign with a shock 3-0 defeat at Bayer Leverkusen two weeks ago, and new boss Mariano Garcia Remon watched on
in horror as his charges went 2-0 down within 21 minutes.
Daniele De Rossi nudged the ball past Iker Casillas after just three minutes, before Antonio Cassano added the second.
However Raul's deflected shot halved the deficit, and then when former Madrid defender Christian Panucci was harshly penalised for a push on Raul,
Luis Figo equalised from the penalty spot.
Raul put Real in front on 72 minutes, before Roberto Carlos added a magnificent fourth goal from long range.
There were also plenty of goals in the other match in the group, as Dynamo Kiev overcame Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 to move three points clear at the top of
the standings with six points out of six.
Diogo Rincon broke the deadlock but Leverkusen hit back to lead after goals from Andrej Voronin and Jens Nowotny.
However Rincon's second, and a brace for Florin Cernat gave Kiev the victory while Voronin was sent off with the score at 3-2.
Juventus and Bayern Munich are in control of Group C after both teams claimed maximum points for the second group game in a row.
In front of less than 7,000 fans in Turin, Juve edged past Maccabi Tel Aviv 1-0 with Mauro Camoranesi scoring the only goal eight minutes before the
In Munich, Dutchman Roy Makaay hit a hat-trick to take his Champions League tally to four goals in two games, as Bayern thrashed Ajax 4-0.
Makaay scored after 28 and 44 minutes before completing his treble from the spot early in the second half. Jose Ze Roberto added the fourth for the
In Group G match French champions Lyon came from behind to win 2-1 at Sparta Prague.
Tomas Jun put the hosts in front after seven minutes but goals either side of half-time from Mickael Essien and Sylvain Wiltord turned the game
Elsewhere in the group, last season's runners-up Monaco comfortably disposed of Deportivo La Coruna 2-0 with early goals from Mohamed Kallon and
Javier Saviola proving to be the difference.