Brazilian teenagers give Real Madrid win in dead rubber

Real Madrid are unbeaten in 10 games in all competitions

Real Madrid’s two Brazilian teenagers scored as they beat Club Bruges in a Champions League dead rubber match.

The Spanish side were already guaranteed a last-16 place behind Group A winners Paris St-Germain.

Rodrygo, 18, gave Real the lead with a sweet volley from Alvaro Odriozola’s cross, but Hans Vanaken curled home a leveller for Bruges moments later.

Vinicius Jr, 19, put the visitors ahead from Rodrygo’s accidental backheel and Luka Modric curled in a late third.

Rodrygo and Vinicius are two of Real Madrid’s three youngest Champions League goalscorers, only behind Raul.

Real – who are now unbeaten in 10 games – had named a few fringe players in a relatively strong team, although Wales forward Gareth Bale was an unused substitute.

Club Bruges finish third in the group and qualify for the Europa League thanks to Galatasaray’s 5-0 defeat at Paris St-Germain which eliminated the Turkish side.

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