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Sheriff Tiraspol 0-3 Real Madrid: Carlo Ancelotti’s men exact revenge

Sheriff Tiraspol 0-3 Real Madrid: Carlo Ancelotti’s men exact revenge over Transnistrian upstarts to confirm place in Champions League last 16

  • Sheriff Tiraspol produced a huge shock by beating Real Madrid at Bernabeu
  • But the Spanish side started well away from home with a David Alaba free-kick  
  • Tony Kroos then added a second to put Carlo Ancelotti’s men in full control 
  • Karim Benzema slotted the third with a wonderful finish from outside the box 

Real Madrid confirmed their progression into the Champions League knockout stages with a comfortable win over Sheriff Tiraspol. 

Carlo Ancelotti’s side were out for revenge having lost against the minnows at the Bernabeu earlier in the competition. 

And David Alaba’s free kick gave the visitors a deserved lead before Tony Kroos slotted in off the crossbar to double the advantage before the break.

Karim Benzema scored a beauty from outside the box in the second period and Los Blancos strolled to a 3-0 win.  

More to follow… 

David Alaba scored a freekick to put Real Madrid into the lead on Wednesday night 

There was a slight deflection and the ball flew past Giorgos Athanasiadis in goal 

Real were out for revenge after their shock defeat by Sheriff Tiraspol in the home game

Tony Kroos scored the second goal of the game with a shot that went in off the crossbar

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