The Spanish team concludes the group stage with a 51 victory and a Brazilian show at the Santiago Bernabéu
Nov 2, 2022 5:03 p.m
(updated at 17:29)
Real Madrid defeated Celtic in the Champions League
In a threepenalty game, the real Madrid relied on the offensive power of the Brazilians to beat them Celtic 51, this Wednesday, for the final round of the group stage Champions League. rodrygo and Vinicius Jr were the main highlights of the Spanish team in the stadium Santiago Bernabeu. By the same Group F that RB Leipzig won and also qualified for the knockout stages.
Qualified in anticipation, Real finished top of the group with 13 points, one more than Leipzig, who beat Shakhtar Donetsk 20 away. The Ukrainian team took third place with six points and is playing in the Europa League playoffs. Celtic finished fourth with just two points.
In Madrid, the home side had no trouble building another good win in the competition. The reigning European champions opened the scoring after just five minutes with a Modric penalty. The game that generated the penalty had a crucial involvement from Rodrygo before hand touching the Scottish defence.
The second goal came from a penalty. And again in a handball, this time based on a template from Rodrygo. The match referee had the help of VAR to signal the penalty kick. At 20, the Brazilian forward sent the corner himself and converted the attack: 2 to 0.
Fully packed, Real almost extended the next minute, in a move by the Brazilian duo. Rodrygo gave the pass and Vinicius Junior, on the penalty spot, finished over the bar. Before the final whistle of the stage, team Mendy Abada fouled in the penalty area and the referee scored the third penalty of the game. Attacking, Juranovic scored badly and goalkeeper Courtois caught him.
The second half was completely dominated by the Spaniards. At 5 came the third goal. After a movement from the right, Carvajal crossed back and Asensio spontaneously sent him into the net with his left. At 15, it was Vinicius Junior’s turn to make his mark after a Valverde cross.
After scoring the net, the Brazilian striker gave way to Benzema in the game. The Frenchman, who won the Ballon d’Or, came on as a substitute midway through the second half. It was his return to the pitch after recovering from injury. Real still had a goal from Valverde at 25 and saw Celtic at 38 after a nice Jota freekick.
RB Leipzig defeated Shakthar Donetsk 40 away
RB LEIPZIG ALSO GOLEIA
In Poland’s Warsaw, Shakhtar Donetsk were the home team but were unable to slow down the strong rhythm of their German rivals. The Leipzig beat each other 40, with three goals in the second half alone. Nkunku, André Silva, Szoboszlai and Bondar (against) were the authors of the visitors’ goals.
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