Italians Alessio Cerci and Giulio Donati were on target in the Champions League, but Cesare Prandelli was crushed.
Juventus were defeated 1-0 by Olympiacos, but it was a much more fruitful evening for other Italians around Europe.
Cerci scored his first goal in an Atletico Madrid jersey, sealing a 5-0 victory over Malmo in Juve’s group.
Ex-Inter midfielder Donati also found the net as Bayer Leverkusen beat Zenit 2-0.
It was a terrible night for Prandelli, as his Galatasaray lost 4-0 at home to Ciro Immobile’s Borussia Dortmund.
Carlo Ancelotti thoroughly enjoyed his trip to Anfield, as Real Madrid emerged 3-0 winners over Mario Balotelli’s Liverpool.
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