CSKA Moscow defeated Real Madrid 3-0 on Wednesday for its second straight win over the defending Champions League holders, but it still wasn’t enough to earn the Russians a spot in the round of 32 of the Europa League.

Real forward Vinicius Junior walks on the pitch CSKA players celebrate in background their side's third goal, during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Paul White)ay Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Real forward Vinicius Junior walks on the pitch CSKA players celebrate in background their side’s third goal, during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Paul White)ay Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)

Real Madrid rested most of its regular starters after already clinching the group win, while CSKA had no chance of making it to the knockout stage. The Russians were fighting for third place in Group G with Viktoria Plzen, which defeated Roma 2-1 to finish in front. CSKA need to better Plzen’s result in the Czech Republic.

CSKA defender Georgi Schennikov celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Paul White)
CSKA defender Georgi Schennikov celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Paul White)
CSKA forward Fedor Chalov, center, celebrates with his teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
CSKA forward Fedor Chalov, center, celebrates with his teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

It still earned a memorable win at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium with goals from Fedor Chalov and Georgi Schennikov late in the first half, before Arnor Sigurdsson added another in the second.

CSKA forward Fedor Chalov, center, celebrates with his teammates Kristijan Bistrovic, left, and Mario Fernandes after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
CSKA forward Fedor Chalov, center, celebrates with his teammates Kristijan Bistrovic, left, and Mario Fernandes after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Real Madrid left the field jeered by its fans, with many leaving after the Russians scored the third goal.

CSKA forward Fedor Chalov celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Paul White)
CSKA forward Fedor Chalov celebrates with teammates after scoring his side’s opening goal during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Real defender Marcelo, left, and CSKA midfielder Nikola Vlasic vie for the ball during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Real defender Marcelo, left, and CSKA midfielder Nikola Vlasic vie for the ball during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Paul White)

CSKA’s 1-0 home win over Real Madrid in October was the team’s only other group victory. The Spanish club was still coached by Julen Lopetegui at the time.

CSKA forward Fedor Chalov celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Paul White)
CSKA forward Fedor Chalov celebrates after scoring his side’s opening goal during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Paul White)
CSKA forward Fedor Chalov, right, scores the opening goal during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
CSKA forward Fedor Chalov, right, scores the opening goal during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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Real forward Vinicius Junior gestures during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Real forward Vinicius Junior gestures during the Champions League, Group G soccer match between Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, Wednesday Dec. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Source: The Associated Press

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