This Wednesday, the Real Madrid hosted Shakhtar Donetsk for the third round of Group F of Champions League, at the Santiago Bernabeu, in Madrid (ESP). With goals from Brazilians Rodrygo and Vinícius Júnior, the Merengues won 2-1. Zubkov scored the visitors’ goal.
So, the spanish team maintains 100% success rate and reaches nine points in the competition. In this way, it remains in the lead of the group and is even closer to the anticipated classification of the round of 16.
On the other hand, the Ukrainians remain in second place, despite the defeat. The team has four points in the tournament and is one ahead of RB Leipzig, third place. Celtic are bottom, with just one point.
For the next round, therefore, Real Madrid and Shakhtar Donetsk will face each other again, this time under the command of the Ukrainian team. The match takes place at 16:00 (Brasília time) next Tuesday, at the Pepsi Arena, in Poland.
Real Madrid and Shkhtar Donetsk goals
Real Madrid made the home factor prevail and completely dominated the offensive actions of the game. Thus, he opened the scoring after 12 minutes of play, with Rodrygo. Tchouámeni triggered the Brazilian in the middle, at the entrance of the area. Shirt 21 then tried the pass, was blocked and the ball returned to him, who fixed it and hit it placed. Goalkeeper Trubin still touched the ball, but did not stop the 1-0 at Berbanéu.
At 27, it was Vinícius Júnior’s turn to leave his. In a beautiful exchange of passes, Benzema found Valverde, who activated Rodrygo quickly. The Brazilian played first for the Frenchman, who also scored. Rodrygo then assisted Vini, freed at the edge of the area, to just take it off Trubin.
However, after 16 shots and stopping in good saves by the Ukrainian goalkeeper, it was Shakhtar’s turn to attack and, in practically its second shot, reduce the deficit on the scoreboard. At 38, Mykhaylichenko arrived with space on the left and crossed to Zubkov, who volleyed to make it 2-1.
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Chelsea also wins and takes runner-up in Group E
In another afternoon match in the Champions League, the Chelsea received the Milan, at Stamford Bridge, and also won. With goals from Fofana, Aubameyang and Reece James the London team made it 3-0 and won their first triumph in the competition.
With the result, the Blues reach four points and take the second place in Group E. The Italians, in turn, also have four points, but are behind by the tiebreaker criteria. RB Salzburg, who beat Dinamo Zagreb earlier, are the leaders with five. The Croatians are the lanterns, with three points.
In the fourth round, the teams also face off again in the key. The match is scheduled for 4 pm next Tuesday, at San Siro, in Milan (ITA).
The goals of the clash between Chelsea and Milan
After an open first half, with chances for both sides, Chelsea reached the first goal 24 minutes into the game. Thiago Silva headed the corner kick, but stopped on Tatarusanu, who rebounded. With the ball alive in the area, Fofana appeared and sent it to the back of the net.
At the return of the interval, the hosts extended the advantage in the marker after just ten minutes. Reece James took the cross too long, lifted his head and crossed again into the box. Tomori pierced the cut, but Aubameyang didn’t. The shirt 9 did not waste and scored the nets.
Six minutes later, Chelsea gave the final numbers to the match. After Milan missed the ball, Sterling waited for Reece James to pass and made the pass. The side then sent a bomb to the goal and scored the third for the Blues.