Borussia Dortmund 0-0 Man City: No Joy for Haaland on Homecoming, Mahrez Misses Penalty; RB Leipzig 3-2 Real Madrid: Vini & Rodrygo score as Los Blancos Suffer first Defeat

Manchester City confirmed their spot at the top of their group, as they played out a 0-0 draw with German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund in a UEFA Champions League encounter at the Signal Iduna Park on Tuesday night.

There was nothing to separate both sides but a glorious opportunity presented itself to the Cityzens in the second half, as they were awarded a spot-kick in the 56th minute only for Riyad Mahrez to miss the resulting penalty.

In our second clash of the evening, RB Leipzig inflicted a first defeat in all competitions on defending champions Real Madrid, as they came off 3-2 winners at the Red Bull Arena.

Goals from Josko Gvardiol, Christopher Nkunku and Timo Werner sandwiched a consolatory effort from Vinicius Jr and a late Rodrygo penalty, as the Germans placed themselves in prime position to make it out of their group into the knockout rounds.

🔴 Live Blog:

FULL-TIME AT THE SIGNAL IDUNA PARK: Borussia Dortmund 0-0 Manchester City

FULL-TIME: RB Leipzig 3-2 Real Madrid

GOOOAAALLL!!! RB Leipzig 3-2 Real Madrid (Rodrygo)

GOOOAAALLL!!! RB Leipzig 3-1 Real Madrid (T. Werner)

58′ MIN: Riyad Mahrez misses the spot-kick, as Dortmund shot-stopper Gregor Kobel saves.

PENALTY MISSED!!!

56′ MIN: The center referee points to the spot, after a foul on Riyad Mahrez.

PENALTY!!! To Manchester City

SECOND HALF UNDERWAY AT THE SIGNAL IDUNA PARK: Borussia Dortmund 0-0 Manchester City

SECOND HALF UNDERWAY: RB Leipzig 2-1 Real Madrid

HALF-TIME AT THE SIGNAL IDUNA PARK: Borussia Dortmund 0-0 Manchester City

HALF-TIME: RB Leipzig 2-1 Real Madrid

44′ MIN: Vinicius Jr halves the deficit for Los Blancos, courtesy of a fine header.

GOOOAAALLL!!! RB Leipzig 2-1 Real Madrid (V. Junior)

18′ MIN: The irresistible Christopher Nkunku doubles the advantage for the hosts.

GOOOAAALLL!!! RB Leipzig 2-0 Real Madrid (C. Nkunku)

13′ MIN: The 20 year-old Josko Gvardiol heads Salzburg into the lead, thus becoming the second-youngest UCL goalscorer for Salzburg.

GOOOAAALLL!!! RB Leipzig 1-0 Real Madrid (J. Gvardiol)

KICK-OFF AT SIGNAL IDUNA PARK: Borussia Dortmund 0-0 Manchester City

KICK-OFF: RB Leipzig 0-0 Real Madrid

The Cityzens have in their ranks the hottest striker in world football in the person of Erling Haaland, who is back to face his old club at the Signal Iduna Park. Also, summer signing Julian Alvarez is handed a starting berth, as well as Riyad Mahrez and Ruben Dias.

BVB starting line-up! Jude Bellingham, Emre Can, Karim Adeyemi and the teenage Youssofa Moukoko are all in the XI.

Los Blancos are without the influential Karim Benzema but Vinicius Jr and Rodrygo will spearhead the attack.

RB Leipzig’s line-up set to take on the defending champions. Christopher Nkunku, Emil Forsberg and Andre Silva are all in the XI.

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