Borussia Dortmund finish top of group in Champions League

Borussia Dortmund secured the top spot in their group by drawing 1-1 with Paris Saint-Germain, while RB Leipzig won 2-1 against Young Boys, claiming second place in their UEFA Champions League group.

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The Borussia Dortmund and PSG match began intensely, with both teams attacking. Earlier, Marco Reus challenged PSG’s goalkeeper, showing Dortmund’s strong start. PSG had their chances too. Vitinha’s shot was stopped by Dortmund’s goalkeeper Gregor Kobel in the 13th minute, and Lee Kang-in missed the target soon after.

In the 18th minute, PSG came close again, but Niklas Sule made a vital clearance off the goal line, and Bradley Barcola hit the crossbar. Dortmund kept the pressure on, with Reus and Mats Hummels posing threats. Reus tested Donnarumma again, while Hummels narrowly missed a goal before halftime.

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Dortmund broke the deadlock early in the second half. Karim Adeyemi scored from Niclas Fullkrug’s assist in the 51st minute. However, PSG quickly equalized. Five minutes later, Mbappe set up Warren Zaire-Emery, who scored, levelling the game. Even though Mbappe’s potential goal was ruled offside in the 76th minute, the score stayed level.

Dortmund defended well, securing an important point at their home ground. They finished at the top of Group F, followed by PSG, AC Milan, and Newcastle.

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In another match, Leipzig beat Young Boys 2-1, with goals from Benjamin Sesko and Emil Forsberg in the second half. This win places Leipzig as the second team in Group G, behind Manchester City, earning them a spot in the knockout phase.

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