Real Madrid successfully completed their return to the Champions League by defeating RB Leipzig 2-0 at the Bernabeu Stadium on Wednesday night. In a match filled with chances, Ronaldo and Benzema both scored in the first half to give Los Blancos a comfortable lead. substitute Rafinha scored late in the match to seal the victory. In the other matches of Group B, Atlético Madrid and PSG drew 1-1, while Barcelona won 2-1 against CSKA Moscow. This means that Real Madrid now has a perfect record in Group B and will advance to the knockout stage as group winners.
Real Madrid (4-3-3)
Real Madrid traveled to Leipzig for their opening league fixture of the season and came away with a 4-3 win. Both goals were scored in the first half, with Ronaldo netting twice. Karim Benzema and Luka Modric also got on the scoresheet, while Toni Kroos made a vital save in goal. Real Madrid now sit at the top of the table, four points clear of second-placed Barcelona.
Leipzig started well and almost took an early lead when Marcel Sabitzer hit the post with a powerful shot. However, Real Madrid settled down and soon went ahead thanks to Ronaldo’s stunning left-footed strike. Benzema then doubled their lead just before halftime with a neat finish from inside the area. Leipzig pulled one back just after the break through Ademola Lookman, but Ronaldo restored Real Madrid’s two-goal cushion shortly after with another clinical finish. Modric then added a third late on to seal all three points for Los Merengues.
Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig: team stats
Real Madrid: Karius 7; Carvajal 5, Ramos 6, Varane 6; Casemiro 6 (Nacho
RB Leipzig (4-2-3-1)
Real Madrid took on RB Leipzig in the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie. The match ended in a 4-2 victory for Los Blancos, but there were plenty of highlights to take away.
Here are the key takeaways from the match:
1. Real Madrid has been dominant this season
Real Madrid has been on fire this season, and they showed no signs of slowing down against RB Leipzig. Zinedine Zidane’s side dominated possession and created numerous chances, but they weren’t able to find the back of the net until the final minutes of the game.
2. Isco had a fantastic performance
Isco was Real Madrid’s most creative player on the day, and he played a big role in their victory. The Spaniard created two goals and assisted another, and his performance was impressive overall.
3. Luka Modric is still one of the best midfielders in Europe
Luka Modric is still one of the best midfielders in Europe, and he showed that once again against RB Leipzig. The Croatian was decisive in midfield, and his passing ability was superb throughout the
Real Madrid goal
Real Madrid edged Leipzig 1-0 in the UEFA Champions League group stage on Tuesday thanks to a late goal from Luka Modric and Karim Benzema.
The match was tight for much of the 90 minutes, but it was Benzema who eventually broke the deadlock in the 88th minute. Modric then grabbed a late goal to give Los Merengues all three points.
In Group F, Leipzig was pegged as favorites going into the game against Real Madrid. However, they didn’t manage to live up to that billing and struggled to create chances against the Spanish side. On the other hand, Real Madrid’s front three of Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Luka Modric looked very dangerous throughout the game.
RB Leipzig goal
RB Leipzig took the lead in the 41st minute through a goal by Naby Keita. The goal came after Real Madrid failed to clear their lines, and Keita was able to score easily from close range.
Real Madrid responded almost immediately. Luka Modric equalized in the 52nd minute, taking advantage of some poor defending by RB Leipzig. However, despite their best efforts, Real Madrid could not find a way to win the match.
The final result saw RB Leipzig come away with a victory, thanks in part to their impressive goal-scoring ability. They will hope to build on this performance in their upcoming matches against Monaco and Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid result
Real Madrid won 3-1 against RB Leipzig in their latest Champions League matchup. Karim Benzema scored the first goal for Los Merengues just before halftime, before goals from Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo in the second and third quarters gave them the victory. The hat-trick by Ronaldo was also his 50th goal in Europe’s elite club competition.
Benzema opened the scoring for Madrid with a smart finish from outside of the area after good work from Luka Modric and Toni Kroos. Leipzig responded almost immediately when Timo Werner headed home from close range following some good build-up play. However, Madrid reasserted themselves just before the half-time whistle when Benzema fired past goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller after being put through by Modric.
The second half began with Bale putting Madrid ahead early on, getting on the end of a cross from Marcelo and nodding home at the near post. Ronaldo then made it 2-0 after seeing his shot saved by Weidenfeller but coming back off the post to score with aplomb. Leipzig pulled one back nine minutes later when Werner got on the end of a pinpoint cross to put his side.
RB Leipzig result
RB Leipzig secured a 2-1 victory over Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage on Wednesday night. Goals from Timo Werner and Emil Forsberg secured the win for RB, with Antoine Griezmann scoring for Madrid in the 89th minute.
After a slow start, RB took the lead in the 26th minute through Werner. 10 minutes later, Forsberg doubled their lead with a close-range finish after good work by Marcelo and David Alaba. Madrid came back into the match in the second half, but they were unable to find an equalizer. Griezmann eventually found the net for Madrid with a fantastic effort in the 89th minute, but it was not enough to take down RB.
This was a crucial victory for RB Leipzig, who will now look to secure their place in the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League.
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