BORUSSIA MONCHENGLADBACH celebrated in fashion on the pitch in Madrid final evening, regardless of having misplaced 2-0 to their hosts Actual.
The Bundesliga facet fell to a limp defeat at Alfredo di Stefano Stadium.
Monchengladbach stars huddled round a pill to observe the tip of the Inter-Shakhtar matchCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
A pair of headers from Karim Benzema put Monchengladbach’s destiny within the palms of Inter Milan and Shakhtar Donetsk elsewhere.
And after the ultimate whistle within the Spanish capital, the gamers had been glued to occasions at San Siro.
The 0-0 stalemate between Inter and Shakhtar went deep into stoppage time, ending after the match in Madrid.
And nervous Monchengladbach stars discovered themselves huddled round a pill pitchside, as they awaited their destiny.
On the last whistle, there was an eruption of pleasure – with the Bundesliga facet dancing and singing on the touchline to rejoice coming by means of.
Monchengladbach had gone into the day main the group on eight factors – one above Madrid and Shakhtar and two forward of Antonio Conte’s Inter.
Actual’s victory took them comfortably by means of ultimately, however Shakhtar had been overcome by way of head-to-head, having been thrashed 6-0 at dwelling and 4-0 away by the Germans.
The topsy-turvy marketing campaign noticed Monchengladbach give up commanding positions towards each Inter and Actual Madrid in earlier video games.
Wild celebrations ensued after the German facet discovered that they made it by means ofCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
The get together continued within the away dressing roomCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
However they will not care a jot, after squeaking by means of.
Marco Rose’s facet might draw a number of star names within the spherical of 16, together with English sides Manchester Metropolis, Chelsea and Liverpool.
However within the meantime, they may hope to enhance their Bundesliga standing, the place they at the moment sit seventh after ten video games.
Karim Benzema’s brace gave Actual Madrid the winCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty