Andre Onana’s last-gasp penalty save secured an important Champions League win for Manchester United towards FC Copenhagen on Tuesday, whereas Jude Bellingham scored once more for Actual Madrid of their victory over Braga.
Elsewhere, Arsenal beat Sevilla within the rain in Spain and Harry Kane was on the right track as Bayern Munich received a troublesome task towards Galatasaray.
Earlier than kick-off at Previous Trafford, United held a minute’s silence in reminiscence of Bobby Charlton after the Pink Devils legend died on Saturday on the age of 86.
They marked the event by claiming their first factors in Group A as Harry Maguire’s 72nd-minute header secured a 1-0 win.
The end result retains alive their possibilities of advancing to the final 16 however they wanted Onana to supply a superb save from Jordan Larsson’s 97th-minute penalty to see the sport out.
The spot-kick was awarded when Scott McTominay caught Mohamed Elyounoussi as he tried to hook a ball clear within the field, however Larsson — whose father Henrik briefly performed for United in 2007 — couldn’t convert the prospect.
“It is incredible and a great night. Especially in the dying second when you concede a penalty, but a brilliant save from Andre Onana,” coach Erik ten Hag instructed broadcaster TNT Sports activities.
Kane nets in Bayern win
Bayern Munich lengthen their unbeaten run to 37 Champions League group stage matches with out a loss.
They’ve now received 16 straight matches within the UCL group stage.
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United at the moment are again in rivalry to qualify however Bayern look set to run away with the group after making it three wins out of three with a 3-1 victory in Istanbul.
Kingsley Coman’s early opener for the German champions was cancelled out by a Mauro Icardi penalty on the half-hour mark.
However Bayern pulled away within the second half, with Kane ending within the 73rd minute to revive the guests’ lead along with his eleventh aim in 12 video games for his new membership.
He then arrange Jamal Musiala to wrap up the win.
Bayern have now received 16 consecutive matches within the Champions League group part and haven’t misplaced at this stage in over six years.
“I don’t know how many group stage matches I’ve done as a coach, but it’s always super difficult — so it’s great to find ourselves with nine points after three matches,” stated Bayern coach Thomas Tuchel.
200 up for Ancelotti
Madrid, the report 14-time European champions, even have three wins out of three in Group C after Rodrygo and Bellingham scored in a 2-1 victory over Braga in Portugal.
Actual coach Carlo Ancelotti was taking cost of his two hundredth recreation within the competitors and he noticed Rodrygo open the scoring on 16 minutes earlier than Bellingham fired in simply previous the hour mark.
It was the England midfielder’s third aim in as many Champions League video games for his new membership, and his eleventh in 12 matches altogether since signing from Borussia Dortmund.
Alvaro Djalo pulled one again for Braga, however Actual can safe qualification for the final 16 once they host the Portuguese aspect subsequent.
Napoli are second within the group after a 1-0 win at Union Berlin, who’re nonetheless with out a level.
Giacomo Raspadori scored the one aim within the second half because the Italian champions received with out star striker Victor Osimhen.
Arsenal win in Seville
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In Group B, Arsenal bounced again from shedding 2-1 to Lens in France of their final recreation as they beat Sevilla by the identical scoreline on a sodden floor on the Sanchez Pizjuan.
Gabriel Martinelli ran clear to open the scoring in first-half stoppage time and a incredible strike by Gabriel Jesus made it two.
Nemanja Gudelj pulled one again for Sevilla however final season’s Europa League winners have received simply twice in 13 video games on this marketing campaign.
“There are not many teams to have won here in the last ten years in Europe and we’ve done it,” Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta instructed TNT Sports activities.
Lens are second, a degree behind Arsenal, after coming from behind to attract 1-1 at residence to PSV Eindhoven with Elye Wahi cancelling out Johan Bakayoko’s opener.
Final season’s overwhelmed finalists Inter Milan are joint prime of Group D with seven factors after defeating Pink Bull Salzburg 2-1 at San Siro.
Hakan Calhanoglu’s second-half penalty received it for Inter after Alexis Sanchez’s opener was cancelled out by younger Israeli Oscar Gloukh.
Actual Sociedad are stage with Inter due to a 1-0 win over Benfica in Lisbon secured by a Brais Mendez aim.
Benfica are nonetheless with out a level and watching an early exit.