Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Lunin's Real Madrid defeated Portuguese Braga in the match of the 4th round of the Champions League group stage. The match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium ended with a score of 3:0.
Due to the injury that Kepa Arrizabalaga received in the warm-up, Lunin was in the starting lineup of the "Royal Club"
And already in the sixth minute, the 24-year-old Ukrainian goalkeeper saved a penalty, pulling Alvaro Djalo's shot from the 11-meter mark.
In the 27th minute, Carlo Ancelotti's team opened the scoring - Brahim Diaz shot the goal after a pass from Rodrygo.
After the break, the Blancos built on their success. In the 58th minute, Vinicius Junior doubled Real Madrid's advantage, and three minutes later he also gave an assist to Rodrygo.
In another match of the 4th round of Group C, the Italian "Napoli" drew at home with the Berlin "Union" (1:1).
Thus, two rounds before the end of the group stage, Real Madrid (12 points) leads this quartet and guaranteed themselves a place in the playoffs. In second place is Napoli (7 points). The third position is occupied by Braga (3 points). Union is last with one point scored.
In the 5th round of the Champions League, on November 29, Real Madrid will host Napoli, and Braga will meet Union on its own field.
The top two teams from each group will advance to the Champions League playoffs. The clubs that finish third in the Europa League play-offs will compete for tickets to the 1/8 finals of this tournament with the runners-up in the Europa League quartets.
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