Manchester United beaten 3-2 at VfL Wolfsburg

  • 9 December 2015
Manchester United will now play in the Europa League in the New Year Image copyright Getty Images

Louis Van Gaal's Manchester United were knocked out of the Champions League last night after a dramatic 3-2 loss at Wolfsburg.

The Red Devils knew they would qualify for the last 16 by beating the German side, and made a great start when Martial eased the ball into the net from a Mata cross.

But Wolfsburg responded just three minutes later and were ahead after half an hour thanks to a quality team goal finished off by Vieirinha.

United drew level after Josuha Guilavogui's own goal, but a late header from Naldo knocked United out, a result which now puts them in the Europa League.

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Elsewhere, Manchester City came back to win 4-2 against Borussia Monchengladbach which means the Blues top Group D.

That means Pellegrini's men will avoid teams like Barcelona and Real Madrid in the last 16.

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