Champions League: Union Berlin loses to Real Madrid

Champions League: Union Berlin loses to Real Madrid

Union narrowly missed out on a sensation against Real Madrid. Bayern Munich wins against Manchester United and becomes group winner. The match reports

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PlayPause -00:00:00 0.5x 0.75x 1x 1.25x 1.5x 2x More about this audio offer The audio version of this article was artificially generated. We are constantly developing this offer and look forward to your feedback. Real Madrid’s Joselu beats Union’s Paul Jaeckel and scores the goal to make it 1-1. © Andreas Gora/​dpa

1. FC Union Berlin – Real Madrid 2:3 (1:0)

Union Berlin narrowly missed out on a sensation in the home game against Real Madrid. The Berliners lost to the record champions from Spain 2:3 (1:0). This means Union is eliminated from the European Cup, because only with a win could the Berliners have jumped to third place in Group C. The team would have slipped into the Europa League after the winter break. In stoppage time in the first half, Kevin Volland gave Union the lead (45+1). Former Bundesliga striker Joselu from Real Madrid scored twice after the break (61st and 72nd). Alex Kral equalized for the Berliners (85th), before Dani Ceballos (89th) ensured the visitors won.

Manchester United – FC Bayern Munich 0:1 (0:1)

FC Bayern Munich is also unbeaten in the sixth group game of the Champions League. Munich won 1-0 (0-0) with a goal from Kingsley Coman in the 70th minute. As group winners, Thomas Tuchel’s team moves into the knockout phase of the Champions League. Manchester United, on the other hand, are eliminated as bottom of the group.

Union Berlin narrowly missed out on a sensation in the home game against Real Madrid. The Berliners lost to the record champions from Spain 2:3 (1:0). This means Union is eliminated from the European Cup, because only with a win could the Berliners have jumped to third place in Group C. The team would have slipped into the Europa League after the winter break. In stoppage time in the first half, Kevin Volland gave Union the lead (45+1). Former Bundesliga striker Joselu from Real Madrid scored twice after the break (61st and 72nd). Alex Kral equalized for the Berliners (85th), before Dani Ceballos (89th) ensured the visitors won.

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