Union win in Haifa to keep Conference League ambitions alive

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Union Berlin won 1-0 at Maccabi Haifa on Thursday to set a winner-takes-it-all European Conference League finale next month against Slavia Prague. Norway’s Julian Ryerson headed the winner in the 66th minute off Gerardo Becker’s cross for the Germans. Union have six points and on December 9 host Slavia who are one ahead of them in second after a 2-2 draw against group winners Feyenoord. Union need victory to reach a play-off against a third-placed team from the Europa League, for Slavia a draw is enough to continue. “We wanted to win to have our final against Slavia and that’s what we did,” Un…

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