Man Utd lose to Leipzig, drop from Champions League into Europa League

RB Leipzig sent Manchester United packing from the Champions League with a huge 3-2 win that sees them into the knockout rounds of the Champions League from Group H.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team came into the match needing at least a draw to advance to the round of 16.

But they were behind within minutes of kickoff after Angelino beat David de Gea with a fine finish at the far post on a counter-attack.

The Bundesliga side doubled their lead shortly after with Angelino becoming provider this time, crossing the ball for Amadou Haidara to smash home a volley and stake Leipzig to a 2-0 lead they would take into the dressing room at half-time.

Leipzig raced into a three-goal lead when Justin Kluivert pounced on a loose ball just out of De Gea’s reach and chipped the keeper to pile on to United’s woe.

Looking like they were on their way out of the Champions League, United struck twice in the span of minutes with a Bruno Fernandes penalty and a Pogba header to cut Leipzig’s lead to 3-2.

However, the comeback fell short meaning RB Leipzig are through to the round of 16, while Manchester United were eliminated from the competition.

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