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Bayern extend their Champions League winning run
Oct 28, 2020
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Holders Bayern Munich extended their winning run in the Champions League to 13 matches after their 2-1 away win over Lokomotiv Moscow this morning.
Overall, Bayern have now won 34 of their 36 matches in all competitions this calendar year.
Real Madrid scored two late goals to snatch a dramatic 2-2 Champions League draw with Borussia Monchengladbach in Germany this morning.
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The Spanish giants appeared on course for a shock defeat, before Karim Benzema and Casemiro scored one apiece in the final few minutes of the game.
Liverpool’s injury woes in defense continue after makeshift center-back Fabinho had to be taken off with an apparent hamstring problem, in this morning’s 2-0 Champions League win over Midtjylland.
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Fabinho had been playing in defense in the absence of Virgil Van Dijk, who’s already facing a lengthy layoff with a knee injury.
Man City recorded their second straight group win with a 3-0 victory over Marseille in France.
Raheem Sterling capped the win after Ferran Torres and Ilkay Gundogan had put City comfortably ahead.
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In other results,
Shaktar Donetsk held Inter Milan to a goalless draw.
Ajax and Atalanta drew 2-2.
While Atletico Madrid edged past RB Salzburg 3-2.
Ronaldo misses Messi showdown
Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Juventus’ Champions League clash against Barcelona tomorrow after failing to clear his latest Covid-19 test.
The Portuguese superstar was infected with the coronavirus earlier this month.
UEFA’s regulations require a player to test negative 24 hours ahead of kickoff.
Barca president quits
Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has resigned amid increasing pressure from the fans to step down.
It comes after Barca ended the last season without any major silverware, and Bartomeu’s recent handling of the recent Lionel Messi transfer saga.