Real Madrid hit back at Sheriff and win the qualifying ticket

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Real Madrid hit back at Sheriff and win the qualifying ticket

Real Madrid hit back at Sheriff

During a clash with Moldovan side Sheriff Tiraspol, Real Madrid sealed victory (3-0), on Wednesday evening, in the framework of the fifth round of the Champions League group stage. And so Real Madrid hit back at Sheriff and win the qualifying ticket.

Goals scored for Real Madrid’s David Alaba in the 30 minutes, Toni Kroos (45 + 1), and Karim Benzema (55).

With this victory, Real Madrid takes their tally to 12 points at the top of the group. While Sheriff Tiraspol stuck at 6 points in third place.

Real Madrid has sealed their qualification for the price of the final alongside Inter Milan for this group. While Sheriff will head to the Europa League.

Royal pressure

The game began under pressure from Real Madrid, with Rodrigo going off and passing a ball to Karim Benzema inside the area, had it not been for the intervention of Sheriff’s Arboleda, who dispersed the ball in the 7th minute.

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema scored the lead for Mernji in the 9th minute. But the referee canceled it out for offside.

Real Madrid winger Rodrigo sprinted on the right end, sending in a powerful shot. Which save by Sheriff’s goalkeeper Giorgos in the 17th minute.

Rodrigo sent a cross from the right end, into the area which was head by Karim Benzema. But going over the top of Sheriff’s goal in the 23rd minute.

David Alaba netted the lead for Real Madrid in the 30th minute, through a free-kick he executed and hit Sheriff Cristiano’s player to successfully make the net.

Sherriff’s Thiel hit a powerful ball from outside the box. But it passed on top of the goal in the 37th minute.

Real’s boost Goals

Mendy crossed from the left, reaching Carvajal, who slotted a shot at the birdie that went up the horizontal crossbar in the 40th minute.

From an organized attack with several passes, it arrived at the boundary of the area for Tony Cross who aimed the ball hard, hit the horizontal crossbar, and landed the goal, in the 45 + 1 minute.

The first half ended with Real Madrid leading by two unanswered goals.

Karim Benzema scored Real Madrid’s third goal in the 55th minute, with Mendy sending a pass to him. Which was tapped into by Benzema, who fired with all his might into the net by the Sheriff goalkeeper.

Sheriff’s Dolanto almost took advantage of the wrong exit from Real Madrid goalkeeper Courtois, hitting a header that passed the top of the goal in the 62nd minute.

The Sherif’s Traore had a powerful ball saved by Real Madrid goalkeeper Courtois in the 67th minute, bouncing in front of Cristiano, who hit the ball and hit the post.

Marcelo sent a cross from the left end into the area to Asensio, who on the birdie had a shot saved by Sheriff’s keeper in the 87th minute.

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