12 Dec 2013

United top in Champions League group

5:58 am on 12 December 2013

Manchester United finished top of their Champions League football group after beating Ukraine side Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 at Old Trafford.

Bayer Leverkusen moved above Donetsk into second and a place in the last 16 with a 1-nil win over Real Sociedad.

Manchester City finished second in their group despite beating top-of-the-group and coming back from 2-0 down to edge defending champions Bayern Munich 3-2 in Germany.

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score nine goals in the group stages of the Champions League as Real Madrid won 2-0 away at FC Copenhagen.