Real Madrid closes group stage with 3-2 win over Dortmund

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Champions League Group H soccer match between Real Madrid a

Real Madrid's Borja Mayoral, left, and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo go for a header during the Champions League Group H soccer match between Real M

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, center, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Champions League Group H soccer match between Real

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after he scored his side's second goal during the Champions League Group H soccer match between Real Madrid

Dortmund's Neven Subotic, left, and Real Madrid's Borja Mayoral challenge for the ball during the Champions League Group H soccer match between Real M

Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after he scored his second goal during the Champions League Group H soccer match between Real Madrid a

Dortmund's Marc Bartra, center, plays the ball over Real Madrid's Theo Hernandez, left, during the Champions League Group H soccer match between Real

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Champions League Group H soccer match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at the Santiago Bern

Dortmund players celebrate after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (17) scored his side's second goal during the Champions League Group H soccer match between

Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is celebrated by teammates after he scored his second goal during the Champions League Group H soccer match betwe

Real Madrid's Theo Hernandez runs for the ball during the Champions League Group H soccer match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at the Santi

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, center, is celebrated by his team after he scored his side's second goal during the Champions League Group H soccer m

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, celebrates with Real Madrid's Marcelo after he scored his side's second goal during the Champions League Group

MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo helped Real Madrid to a 3-2 win over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Madrid had already guaranteed second place behind Group H winner Tottenham, which defeated APOEL 3-0 at Wembley Stadium to reach 16 points.

Madrid ended with 13 points, and Dortmund and Cypriot club APOEL finished with two points each. The German club finished third because of a better goal difference and will now play in the Europa League.

Madrid led 2-0 after Borja Mayoral opened the scoring and Ronaldo netted his ninth group-stage goal this season. Dortmund equalized with two by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, one in each half, but Lucas Vazquez got the winner in the 81st minute at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

Ronaldo scored with a well-placed shot from outside the area after a pass by Mateo Kovacic in the 12th minute, curling the ball into the top corner, by the far post.

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