Champions League – Match 13 of 16: Plzen vs Real Madrid
Result: 0 – 5
- Real Madrid: Karim Benzema 20′, 37′, Casemiro 23′, Gareth Bale 40′, Toni Kroos 67′
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- Real Madrid made a gigantic stride towards securing a spot in the Champions League knockout stage on Wednesday with a 5-0 defeat of Viktoria Plzen as Karim Benzema scored two of four first-half goals for the Spanish monsters.
- Benzema opened the scoring in the twentieth moment when he beat two safeguards previously slipping a shot through the legs of Plzen goalkeeper Ales Hruska.
Q: Is Real Madrid’s crisis over?
Solari: “You don’t know Real Madrid, do you? Real Madrid is in a permanent crisis, even when we win the Champions League.”
— RMadridHome (@RMadridHome_) November 7, 2018
- Casemiro multiplied the lead three minutes after the fact when the Brazilian outjumped his marker and headed home from a corner.
- A plain Benzema scored his second objective in the 37th moment with a diverted header helped by Gareth Bale to give Real a 3-0 lead and Benzema gave back where its due minutes after the fact when he flicked on a cross for Bale to clear home a volley.
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- Toni Kroos finished the scoring in the 67th moment when he cooly chipped over the attendant after a counter-assault.
- With two matches staying in Group G Real Madrid are in second spot, level on nine points with AS Roma.
Champions League – Match 14 of 16: Juventus vs Manchester United
Result: 1 – 2
- Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo 65′
- Manchester United: Juan Mata 86′, Alex Sandro 89′ (OG)
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- Manchester United grabbed a critical triumph when first Juan Mata’s late free-kick then Alex Sandro’s even later possess objective counteracted Cristiano Ronaldo’s sublime volley to give José Mourinho’s men extraordinary heart before Sunday’s derby with Manchester City
- Ronaldo – as his right – had commended scoring against his previous group however along these lines, as well, could Mourinho’s men: this was a win that is the most recent in what is a resurgence under the Portuguese that started with a month ago’s dug out from a deficit triumph over Newcastle United.
Jose Mourinho strolls out onto the pitch in Turin & goads the Juventus fans by putting his hand to his ear. Leonardo Bonucci has a go at him. Mourinho escorted off the pitch. Amazing late comeback win for Manchester United at Juventus #MUFC #JUVMUN #Juve pic.twitter.com/pq2ekNJmeY
— Joe Prince-Wright (@JPW_NBCSports) November 7, 2018
- Mourinho rolled out two improvements from Saturday’s win at Bournemouth. In came Ander Herrrera and Jesse Lingard for Fred and Marcus Rashford, every one of whom were substitutions.
- For Juventus Blaise Matuidi and Joao Cancelo passed up a major opportunity from the gathering two weeks back, Massimiliano Allegri dropping them to the seat for Mattia De Sciglio and Sami Khedira.
- Mourinho condensed this fourth Group H match as a semi free hit because of second place as yet being in United’s grasp on the off chance that they lost.
Juventus 1-2 Man Utd FT:
Pass accuracy: 88%-85%
Chances created: 21-6
Welcome to the next instalment of the Man United late late show. pic.twitter.com/EBo8PZDyvA
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) November 7, 2018
- However he definitely gave his players the contrary guidance secretly in front of them entering an Allianz Stadium that had been neon lit as a major aspect of the pre-coordinate show.
- They started with Nemanja Matic splashing the ball into space along the privilege and Ashley Young discovering Alexis Sánchez inside the region. This separated yet it was along this flank United again pushed ahead with Sánchez – working at No 9 – flipping a cunning ball out to Young yet again. The right-back’s cross was wild and Juventus before long had a corner after Ronaldo’s shot was redirected out.
Juventus this season:
Juventus 1-2 Manchester United
— United Xtra (@utdxtra) November 7, 2018
- An earnest opening proceeded when Sánchez and Lingard separated the left and just a frustrating go from the last ended United advancement.
- This was absolutely a far more brilliant opening half appearing from Mourinho’s men that in late trips. Juve were set up to surrender time and space for their guests to thump the ball around which enabled them to settle.
- A more ordinary beat presently settled over the challenge. Develop turned out to be more orderly, persistence the leitmotif. A Ronaldo flick-on, a Sánchez free-kick gave irregular snapshots of assault play as the groups coaxed openings out.
⏰ 85′ Juventus 1-0 Manchester United
⚽️ 86′ Juventus 1-1 Manchester United
⚽️ 90′ Juventus 1-2 Manchester United
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) November 7, 2018
- This spell was broken when Victor Lindelof skied a direction freedom close to his territory and the blunder was aggravated by the ball being permitted to skip, so surrendering it to Paulo Dybala.
- Manchester United were as mitigated to scramble clear as Juventus were the point at which Matic’s smart hurled go into Sánchez barely neglected to convey.
- However it was from the Chilean’s free-kick minutes after the fact that Juve formed a break: Luke Shaw missed the ball and all of a sudden Juan Cuadrado was blasting at David De Gea, who parried and gathered.
Jose Mourinho has got the Juventus fans and players rattled at full time! ??
He’s enjoyed that one A LOT! ? pic.twitter.com/Gcmuyd3sDo
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) November 7, 2018
- At the point when Shaw was beaten for a second event – down Juve’s correct – Cuadrado’s shot pinged off Matic and this time De Gea’s spare must be sharp and was.
- Juve had increased their diversion and United were sticking on. Ronaldo was free enough to discover Sami Khedira and the No 6 saw his exertion ricochet from De Gea’s correct post.
- The period finished with a similar player’s free-kick being hacked away for a corner and Pogba hitting directly at Wojciech Szczesny and when the ref, Ovidiu Hategan, blew for the break it was United who invited what was highly required aid.
Juventus have been unbeaten this season in all competitions until who rock up in Turin? Manchester United. Boom.
— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) November 7, 2018
- An instance of not too bad up til now for United proceeded when the second half began with Mourinho’s men assaulting by means of an Anthony Martial shot that missed to one side of Szczesny. Dybala demonstrated better however not telling exactness when his shot smashed back off De Gea’s bar, the goalkeeper accurately irate with a safeguard that gave the Argentinian too long to focus.
- After a short suspension for Young damage the captain could proceed with, his concern coming when a sliding tackle propelled a United assault in which Pogba’s last ball disappointed him and the side.
? WHAT. A. WIN.
? Manchester United have beaten Juventus after two late goals in Turin!
— Under The Floodlights (@UTF_Sport) November 7, 2018
- Juve were unmistakably threatening when in on their adversary’s objective as Miralem Pjanic again delineated with a flood down the correct that had United retreating.
- Again a slick United methodology including Lingard and Sánchez foundered when the inside forward’s back-heel demonstrated inefficient. Still two progressive corners a couple of moments later was at any rate time spent at the correct end of the pitch.
- It was in the 65th moment that Ronaldo jumped.
Jose Mourinho on his post-match celebration: “In a beautiful Italian city they insulted me for 90 minutes, I didn’t insult them, I just made a little thing. I respect Juventus, I respect their players, their manager. I’m really really proud of my boys.” pic.twitter.com/lRpiYC8rgS
— Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) November 7, 2018
- Leonardo Bonucci coasted a ball over United’s protection and the on-surging Portuguese’s strike soared past a vulnerable De Gea.
- Juve verged on multiplying the lead when De Gea repulsed a Pjanic shot and Cuadrado hit inefficiently towards the end.
Champions League – Match 15 of 16: Benfica vs Ajax
Result: 1 – 1
- Benfica: Jonas Goncalves Oliveira 29′
- Ajax: Dusan Tadic 61′
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- Noussair Mazraoui scored injury time victor as Ajax asserted what could be an imperative 1-0 prevail upon Benfica in their Champions League Group E conflict at the Johan Cruyff Arena on Tuesday.
- Full-back Mazraoui’s shot from the edge of the crate was avoided into the net as he scored for the second Champions League match in succession to move Ajax level with Bayern Munich at the highest point of their Champions League pool.
- They both have seven points, four more than Benfica in third, who will now target triumph over Ajax in the arrival apparatus in Lisbon on Nov. 7 to keep alive their expectations of coming to the round-of-16.
7 – André Onana managed seven saves v Benfica, the highest tally for an Ajax goalkeeper in a Champions League game since 2012 (Kenneth Vermeer, 8 v Real Madrid). Saviour.
— OptaJohan (@OptaJohan) November 7, 2018
- Benfica would have been kicking themselves subsequent to spurning a few chances, especially in the principal half when they were the predominant side.
- The guests nearly took an early lead when Rafa Silva constrained an astounding prevent from home goalkeeper Andre Onana with a low shot arrowed towards the base corner.
- Silva and Haris Seferovic had additionally opportunities to open Benfica’s record yet spurned those and it was Ajax who came nearest when Nicolas Tagliafico’s shot had the beating of Benfica attendant Odisseas Vlachodimos, yet not individual Argentine German Conti, who gymnastically snared the ball to security.
#Ajax equalize away to #Benfica. Great ball over the top by Hakim Ziyech to pick out the run of Dusan Tadic, whose shot just about crept over the line to make it 1-1.#SLBAJA #UCL pic.twitter.com/49dJoV5OfB
— #ThankYouDeuce (@JogaBonito_USA) November 7, 2018
- Goal line innovation demonstrated that everything except around an inch of the ball had gone too far as the groups went into the break level.
- Onana delivered another great stop simply past the hour check as the energetic Seferovic created a shot on the abandon the edge of the 18-yard-box.
- Donny van de Beek looked sure to give Ajax the lead when a general move finished with the midfielder in sections of land of room in the crate and time to pick his spot, however his shot was a decent tallness for Vlachodimos, who push out his right arm to make a fine stop.
Trouble between Ajax fans and police away at Benfica tonight pic.twitter.com/Nb7GCk07tD
— When Sunday Comes (@WSCsupporters) November 7, 2018
- The goal at last came two minutes into stoppage time when a blunder from Conti as he endeavored to clear the ball saw Ajax storm into the Benfica box, with Mazraoui ready to arrange his shot from simply outside the penalty zone.
Champions League – Match 16 of 16: Bayern Munich vs AEK
Result: 2 – 0
- Bayern Munich: Robert Lewandowski 31′ (P), 71′
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- Robert Lewandowski was getting it done as Bayern Munich forgotten about AEK Athens at the Allianz Arena.
- Bayern Munich are inside contacting separation of the Champions League knockout stages after a Robert Lewandowski twofold anchored a standard 2-0 Group E prevail upon AEK Athens on Wednesday.
— MailOnline Sport (@MailSport) November 7, 2018
- Benfica’s attract with Ajax the gathering’s other amusement implies that Niko Kovac’s side have opened up a noteworthy lead at the summit and realize that a point against the Portuguese side in three weeks’ time will concrete their place in the last 16.
- Kovac has been experiencing tension this week after a frustrating 1-1 Bundesliga draw with Freiburg on Saturday, yet he will be eased that his side got through this conflict solid.
— Goals Bayern (@goals_fcbayern) November 7, 2018
- They were a long way from their best against Marinos Ouzounidis’ side – who presently have no way of advancing – and were obliged to Lewandoswki’s 31st-minute penalty and brilliant complete in the second half to guarantee every one of the three points in this Champions League match.
Wins for both Manchester clubs tonight, plus wins for Bayern Munich & Real Madrid as well as a draw between Benfica & Ajax, and here endeth Matchday 4 ⚽️ #UCL
— Richard McQuade (@TheRMcQ1986) November 7, 2018
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