Man United are deposited early ... and Leipzig happen to surprise and qualify for the champions
Leipzig snatched the qualifying ticket for the UEFA Champions League final, by defeating Manchester United, 3-2, in the last sixth round of Group E, which saw the French Paris Saint-Germain match and Turkish Basaksehir suspended due to racist expressions from the fourth referee.
Spaniard Angelino (2), Mali Amadou Haidara (13) and Dutchman Justin Kluivert (69) scored for Leipzig, Portuguese Bruno Fernandes (80 from a penalty spot) and Frenchman Paul Pogba (82) scored for United.
Leipzig and Saint-Germain thus guaranteed the qualification cards regardless of what the French team’s match would result in if it was held.
Leipzig raised its score to 12 points, after United were leading the group before this stage, but his loss put him in third place with nine points, and even in the event that St. Germain lost, which is equivalent by the number of points and beats it in the two direct confrontations (United won the first leg in Paris 2-1 And lost at home 1-3), the second card will go to the French team, second in the ranking.
United will win a consolation award by moving to the 32nd round of the European League (Europa League).
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