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UCL: Arsenal win group after Lens drubbing, Manchester United draw, other results

Arsenal took the lead via Havertz

Arsenal secured a place in the next round of the Champions League as Group B winners after a 6-0 drubbing of RC Lens at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night.

Havertz and Jesus celebrate against Lens
Havertz and Jesus celebrate against Lens

The Gunners scored five in a phenomenal first-half display, with Kai Havertz, Gabriel Jesus, Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli and Martin Odegaard delivering the blows.

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Jorginho added the sixth in the second half.

PSV Eindhoven join Arsenal in the next round after a comeback 3-2 win over Sevilla.

Arsenal are the first side in Champions League history to have five different scorers in the first half of a match.

Galatasaray vs Manchester United

Manchester United’s Champions League hopes suffered another setback as a horror show from goalkeeper Andre Onana allowed Galatasaray to earn a 3-3 draw in a classic match in Istanbul.

Erik ten Hag’s side did so much right and twice held a two-goal lead but errors from Onana threw Galatasaray lifelines to leave United bottom of Group A with their hopes of reaching the knockout phase in the balance before their final game at home to Bayern Munich.

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After Bayern Munich’s draw with Copenhagen later in the evening, Manchester United will be knocked out of the competition if they fail to beat the German champions and there is a winner between Galatasaray and Copenhagen in a fortnight.

Other results

Bayern Munich 0 – 0 Copenhagen

Sevilla 2 – 3 PSV Eindhoven

Real Madrid 4 – 2 Napoli

SC Braga 1 – 1 Union Berlin

Benfica 3 – 3 Inter

Real Sociedad 0 – 0 FC Salzburg

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