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Manchester United’s European dreams dashed with defeat to Bayern Munich

Manchester United faced a devastating exit from the UEFA Champions League after a 1-0 defeat against Bayern Munich at Old Trafford. SportsRation reports.

The Red Devils needed a victory at Old Trafford on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 and a favorable result in the match between FC Copenhagen and Galatasaray to secure a spot in the Champions League Round of 16. However, their hopes were crushed as they failed to overcome the already-qualified German giants.

The home team struggled to create significant goal-scoring opportunities, and their chances further dwindled when Bruno Fernandes missed a crucial opportunity early in the second half. The turning point came when Harry Kane assisted Kingsley Coman, who scored 20 minutes from time, securing Bayern Munich’s victory.

The defeat, coupled with FC Copenhagen’s triumph over Galatasaray, left Manchester United at the bottom of Group A, eliminating them from both the Champions League and Europa League.

The pressure on United’s manager, Erik ten Hag, intensifies following this disappointing European campaign.

With their European aspirations shattered, Manchester United must now shift their focus to a critical Premier League encounter against league leaders Liverpool on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Bayern Munich, having secured their place as group winners, will face Stuttgart in the Bundesliga, where second and third place will clash in an intriguing encounter. The Red Devils will be eager to regroup and regain momentum in domestic competitions after this setback on the European stage.

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