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Real Madrid 4-2 Napoli: Los Blancos win thriller to clinch top spot

Real Madrid secured the top spot in Champions League Group C with a home win over Napoli on Wednesday night.

Real Madrid managed to beat Italian champions Napoli 4-2 in the Champions League at the Santiago Bernabéu on Wednesday.

Ancelotti’s side now have 15 points from five games, eight points ahead of Napoli. Braga is in third with four points and Union Berlin is bottom with two points after a 1-1 draw against Braga.

Napoli opened the scoring in the 9th minute through Giovanni Simeone with a close-range strike. Just two minutes later, Rodrygo equalized for Real with a fine shot into the top corner.

Jude Bellingham scored the second goal for the home side with a header in the 22nd minute. Bellingham becomes the first English player in history who has managed to score 10 Champions League before turning 21.

Two minutes into the second half, Frank Anguissa leveled the game for Napoli from a rebound. Academy midfielder Nico Paz gave Real Madrid the lead in the 84th minute with a long-range shot towards the bottom corner. Joselu who missed some great chances finally scored the fourth goal with a tap-in in added time.

Sam Barton
Sam Barton
Sam Barton fell in love with football during the 98 World Cup and has been fascinated by it ever since. The tactical side of the game is what truly inspires him to think, read and write about football, making him the ideal football writer.
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