BRUGES, Belgium (AP) — Real Madrid capped its Champions League group campaign with a comfortable 3-1 win at Club Brugge on Wednesday.
Madrid had already qualified for the knockout round in second place in Group A and was pegged back during the first 20 minutes. The Spanish giant then gradually took control with second-half goals from Rodrygo, Vinicius Junior and Luka Modric.
Despite the result, Brugge kept hold of a Europa League spot by finishing third ahead of Galatasaray, which lost 5-0 to group winner Paris Saint-Germain.
Brugge got off a strong start and dominated with a good combination of high pressure and speed during an entertaining first half.
But after Percy Tau saw his