Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick Bayern Munich beat Benfica 5-2 to qualify for the knockout stage of the Champions League, with two matches remaining in Group E.
The Polish scored his first goal with a header in the 26th minute and scored another in the 61st minute after helping German international Serge Gnabry to score 2-0 in the 32nd minute.
The striker missed a penalty in the first half of stoppage time, but sealed a hat-trick in the 85th minute. This was the 81st goal in the competition after 100 matches.
Benfica cut the gap before the break with a header from Morato in the 38th minute, Bayern’s first goal in four Champions League games, but a superb shot from Leroy Sane early in the second half ended with hope of a comeback.
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The Bayern leads its group with 12 points After winning his fourth in four games. Benfica was stagnant with four points, while Barcelona advanced to second place with six points after beating Dynamo Kiev 1-0, the latter with one point.
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On this day it stands out Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in Manchester United’s 2-2 draw As a visitor against Atalanta.
Atalanta took the lead in the 12th minute when Colombian Duvan Zapata assisted Slovenian Josip Ilicic, who scored in conjunction with United goalkeeper David de Gea.
United, forced to reorganize after the French defender Raphael Varane was injuredAfter a great match, Ronaldo concluded in the first half. But Bergamo’s team regained their lead in the 56th minute, when Zapata beat Harry Maguire, stormed the area and beat De Gea.
The assistant referee disallowed the goal for offside, but after a lengthy VAR review, the decision was amended and the Italian team went 2-1.
But Ronaldo made a mistake on the edge of the penalty area in stoppage time and with a shot that saved a valuable point for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team.
United is the leader with 7 points, like Villarreal. He succeeded Atalanta with five players and Young Boys with three.
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