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UCL: Bayern beat Manchester United, Arsenal shred PSV, Real Madrid leave it late, other results

Bayern beat Manchester United

Bayern Munich held on to beat Manchester United 4-3 in their Champions League clash at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night. 

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Harry Kane claimed both an assist and a goal from the penalty spot to take his tally of goals this season to five in five games in all competitions.

Andre Onana’s trying period between the sticks for the Red Devils continued after he surprisingly let in Leroy Sane’s drive in the 28th minute. Four minutes after that, Serge Gnabry drove a low shot into the far corner to double the German giants’ lead.

Jamal Musiala and Casemiro
United’s Casemiro tries to catch Bayern’s Musiala

Newboy Rasmus Hojlund scored in the 49th minute to make it 2-1, but Kane’s 53rd-minute penalty restored Bayern’s two-goal lead.

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Casemiro showed dogged determination to smuggle a second in for United to give them a glimmer of hope, but Mathys Tel snuffed that out by hammering a Bayern fourth high into the net in added time.

United were not finished, with Casemiro heading home Bruno Fernandes’ free-kick from close range with almost the last kick of the game, but it was too late.

Manchester United are last in the group following Copenhagen and Galatasaray’s 2-2 draw earlier.

Other results

Arsenal vs PSV Eindhoven

Gabriel Jesus
Jesus scored Arsenal’s third goal

Arsenal came out smoking and blew away PSV within 38 minutes, with Bukayo Saka (8′), Leandro Trossard (20′) and Gabriel Jesus (38′) scoring in the first half.

Captain Martin Odegaard made it four in the 70th minute to complete a splendid return to Champions League action for the Gunners after six years of absence.

Real Madrid vs 1.FC Union Berlin

Jude Bellingham
Bellingham celebrates with Real Madrid faithful

Real Madrid left it late to record a 1-0 win over their German visitors. Jude Bellingham continued his brilliant scoring form as he netted Los Blancos’ winner in the fourth minute of stoppage time.

Bellingham’s strike was his sixth goal in six matches for Madrid since joining Los Blancos this summer.

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Federico Valverde’s 94th-minute shot deflected into the path of the England midfield, who tapped into an empty net.

Union, in their first Champions League match, could not respond with just one minute remaining.

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