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Haaland scores in Manchester City’s win, and Leipzig drops to second place

Haaland scores in Manchester City’s win, and Leipzig drops to second place

Manchester City made it 3-3 in Group G of the Champions League after beating Young Boys in Bern thanks to two goals from Erling Haaland and is looking forward to qualifying for the knockout stages from the next round. Near Leipzig who subjugated the Red Star.

Manchester City walk to Seventh group The Champions League continued to be won 3-1 In Switzerland vs Young Boys It made it closer to qualifying for the knockout stage.

The English dominated from the first half, constantly possessing the ball. The hosts were trying to threaten exclusively on the counter-attack, but they were unable to find the big stage. On the other hand, Pep Guardiola’s players found Anthony Racioppi in front of them, and the result was that they failed to score.

In the second part the order changed early. Manuel Akanji opened the scoring in the 48th minute, but shortly after, after wasting Erling Haaland’s chance, Misak deceived Elia Ederson and equalized in a frenzy.

But the picture of the match did not change, as did the starting lineup. City continued to waste chances and won a penalty kick in the 67th minute. Haaland took over and scored his first goal in European competitions this year and his tenth in all competitions.

The changes of managers came after the third goal of the game, with City hitting the back of the net again through Julian Alvarez, only for the goal to be disallowed for an early handball by Jack Grealish.

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The European champions had no difficulty maintaining their lead, and even scored another goal with a shot from their Norwegian striker in the 86th minute.

The final whistle for the referees finds itself at the top of the standings and needs two points to mathematically guarantee qualification.

  • Little boysRacioppi, Bloom (80′ Gianco), Kamara, Benito, Garcia (80′ Pearson), Nias, Lober (80′ Mals), Monteiro (73′ Gianvola), Ujrenic, Elia, Itten (73′ Ensami).
  • Manchester city: Ederson, Luis, Akanji, Diaz, Ake, Kovacic, Rodri (90′ Phillips), Doku (72′ Silva), Nunes (72′ Alvarez), Grealish, Holland (90′ Gomet).

Semi-qualifying win for Leipzig

Leipzig also became very close to qualifying for the playoffs, after defeating them 3-1 Against Red Star in the other match of the third round in Group Seven.

The Germans started the game brightly with a goal by David Raum in the 12th minute, but the Serbs were combative and wasted a good chance soon after.

The home team constantly had the ball at their feet and created more threats to the opponent’s goal. Their next goal came from a magical shot from Xavi Simons, but they relied on that lead.

Marko Stamenic reduced the goal in the 70th minute and gave the visitors the momentum to search for the goal that would return them to the qualification zone, but the dream was dashed by Dani Olmo in the 84th minute, who set the final score.

  • LeipzigBlasewich, Henriques (58′ Klostermann), Simakan, Lukeba, Raum, Simons (75′ Olmo), Kumble, Slager, Forsberg (58′ Baumgartner), Poulsen (82′ Werner), Úbeda (82′ Sisco).
  • Red starGlaser, Rodic (65′ Nedeljković), Dzija, Dragovic, Mijajlović (65′ Eteja), Ivanic, Hwang, Stamenjic (81′ Katai), Mitrović (65′ Lucic), Etea, Olajinka (46′ Bucari).
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Results of the third round of the seventh group

  • Leipzig – Red Star 3-1 (12′ Raum, 59′ Simons, 84′ Olmo / 70′ Stamenic)
  • Young Boys – Manchester City 1-3 (52′ Elia / 48′ Akanji, 67′ penalty kick, 86′ Netherlands)

Full schedule and results

  • Young Boys – Leipzig 1-3 (33′ Elia / 3′ Simakan, 73′ Slugger, 90+2′ Sisco)
  • Manchester City – Red Star 3-1 (47′ 60′ Alvarez, 73′ Rodri / 45 Bucari)
  • Red Star – Young Boys 2-2 (35′ Ediag, 88′ Bukari, 48′ Ugrinik, 61′ Pen. Etten)
  • Leipzig – Manchester City 1-3 (48′ Obinda / 25′ Foden, 84′ Alvarez, 90+2′ Doku)
  • 11/07 22:00 Red Star – Leipzig
  • 11/07 22:00 Manchester City – Young Boys
  • 28/11 22:00 Manchester City – Leipzig
  • 28/11 22:00 Young Boys – Red Star
  • 12/13 19:45 Red Star – Manchester City
  • 12/13 19:45 Leipzig – Young Boys