On Wednesday, Copenhagen Football Club drew 0-0 with already-advanced Bayern Munich in the Champions League Group A match, ending their opponent’s 17-game winning streak in the group stage and continuing to compete for the second place.
Bavaria currently ranks first in the group with 13 points, while Copenhagen ranks second with 5 points.
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“Only a few know how to come here and score a point,” said Rasmus Falk, Copenhagen’s best player. “I’m proud because this is probably one of the hardest places in the world to score.”
Bayern is missing many key players due to injuries, and both teams need time to adapt.
Copenhagen had an early chance when Rooney Baddji’s 27th-minute shot went narrowly wide and Thomas Muller’s close-range header for Bayern was saved by goalkeeper Kamil Grabara.
The visitors’ solid backline has been key to their success this season and they defended well and went close again two minutes after the restart through Diogo Goncalves’ curling shot.
Denmark can now qualify by defeating Galatasaray, who also have five points after drawing 3-3 with bottom side Manchester United, who scored twice late in the 88th minute. Chance, but Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer blocked it. Save twice in a row.
“We just have to accept it as it is,” said Neuer, who signed a new one-year contract with Bayern on Wednesday. “They were in really good positions, defended well and were solid on the ball.”
Bayern, which is on a 39th consecutive match unbeaten in the Champions League group stages, looked to have a chance of survival after a late handball call, but referee Stephanie Frappart overturned her call after consulting the pitchside monitor.
Bayern has gone 39 consecutive games unbeaten in the group stage.