Champions League: Bellingham Secures Real Madrid Last-gasp Win Over Union Berlin


Jude Bellingham scored deep in added time to help Real Madrid secured a slim 1-0 win over resilient Union Berlin side at the Santiago Bernabeu in their Group C opener of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.

The match in Madrid looked like it was heading for a draw when substitute Federico Valverde’s shot ricocheted off two players in Union’s crowded penalty area before falling to Bellingham, who turned it into the net for his sixth goal in six games this season.

The 94th-minute goal also ensured that Madrid kept up their 100% record this campaign, earning them a sixth straight win.

“I’m a confident lad but I really couldn’t have hoped for things to start as well as this in terms of goals,” said Bellingham, who was signed from Borussia Dortmund in June for €103 million ($109.94 million).

“We’ve played five in LaLiga, one in the Champions League and won all six so we can’t really complain about that.

“I think we dominated the match and created good chances so we deserved the…

Source: Leadership Newspaper