Real Madrid defeated Braga 2-1 to keep their unblemished record in the group stage of the Champions League. Jude Bellingham has netted 11 goals for the team since joining. For the 28th time in a row, Real Madrid hopes to make it to the knockout stages, whereas Braga has never gone past the group stage.
Real Madrid advanced a step closer
Real Madrid advanced a step closer to earning a spot in the knockout stage of the Champions League on Tuesday by defeating Braga 2-1. They continued their flawless record in the competition. Jude Bellingham was Real Madrid’s best player once more; in 12 games since joining the team, he has scored 11 goals.
Sealed their spot
Real Madrid sealed their spot in Group C with this victory, keeping an impeccable record with 6 points from three games. Conversely, Braga is up three points. Braga has never gone past the group stage, whereas Real Madrid, which is a 14-time European winner, is trying to make it to the knockout stages for the 28th time in a row.
After an 11-year break, Braga is making their third Champions League debut this season.
With a brilliant run down the left wing from Vinícius Júnior as an assist, Rodrygo gave Real Madrid the lead in the 16th minute. With Vinícius’s help once more, Bellingham put Madrid ahead within the 61st minute by hitting a well-placed shot in the far corner.
Álvaro Djaló, a Spaniard, scored a goal into the top corner on the net during the 63rd minute of play, but Braga responded. Braga tried their best, but they were unable to pull off a comeback, as Real Madrid won this Champions League match.
With this victory, Real Madrid is still on course to continue their incredible Champions League run, while Braga will try to get better and maybe make their initial Champions League appearance in more than ten years by securing a spot in the next round.