BRUGGE, Belgium (AP) — Club Brugge endured a humiliation at home on Wednesday in the Champions League, slumping to a 5-0 loss to Leipzig that ended the Belgian champion's hopes of progressing to the knockout stage.
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Club Brugge came from behind to beat Leipzig 2-1 Tuesday and inflict a second Champions League defeat on the German club, increasing the pressure on new coach Jesse Marsch.
Brugge followed up its unlikely draw with Paris Saint-Germain last month with an unexpected win on the road thanks to goal from Hans Vanaken and Mats Rits after Christopher Nkunku's opening goal for Leipzig.
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Lots of drama, not many wins. That's the story so far under new American coach Jesse Marsch at German soccer club Leipzig.
Leipzig played its part in one of the most entertaining Champions League games of the season so far when Christopher Nkunku scored a hat trick in a 6-3 loss at Manchester City on Wednesday.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It was a pinch-yourself moment for Jack Grealish, the reason essentially why he joined Manchester City.
“As soon as the game kicked off,” Grealish said, “I thought to myself, ’I’ve actually played in the Champions League,' with the music before and everything."
GENEVA (AP) — Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar lined up together in the near-perfect attack for Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday and still could not score or deliver a win in the Champions League.
BERLIN (AP) — American coach Jesse Marsch’s Bundesliga debut in charge of Leipzig ended Sunday in a shock 1-0 loss at Mainz, a team hit by coronavirus infections.
Mainz coach Bo Svensson had to field an inexperienced side with 11 players in quarantine after three tested positive for COVID-19 over the previous week.
BERLIN (AP) — Erling Haaland scored a hat trick as Borussia Dortmund began its German Cup title defense with a 3-0 win over third-division Wehen Wiesbaden on Saturday.
The holders attacked from the off and went close through American forward Gio Reyna, but had to wait until the 27th minute for captain Marco Reus to set up Haaland for his first.