Gab Marcotti doesn't read too much into the swirling rumours that Carlo Ancelotti's relationship with Bayern has strained.
FC Cologne fans grabbed all the headlines before the match but it was Arsenal that claimed the points in the opening matchday of the Europa League.
Alexis Sanchez took on the Cologne back line by himself and netted the go-ahead goal for Arsenal in their 2-1 victory.
The FC crew respond to your Champions League questions about standout clubs, chances for Premier League sides and Juventus.
Nikolai Signevich headed home the equaliser for BATE as they took a point on the road against Red Star Belgrade.
Alhaji Gero netted a perfect strike in stoppage time to seal Ostersunds' 2-0 win over Zorya Luhansk in Group J.