Real Madrid lost to Sherif Tiraspol, champion of Moldova, 2-1, in the match that was held between them on Tuesday evening at the “Santiago Bernabeu” in the second round of the group stage of the Champions League.
Sherif Tiraspol opened the match through Djasur Yakhchibayev in the 25th minute of the match, before Real Madrid scored the equalizer for Karim Benzema in the 65th minute of the match.
Then the guests returned to continue threatening Real Madrid’s goal after they managed to score the decisive goal in the 89th minute of the match by Sebastian Thiel.
With this result, Real Madrid’s balance stopped 3 points in second place in the table of the fourth group of the European Champions League.
While the Macedonian champion Cherf Tiraspol topped the table of Group D with 6 points, outperforming all its competitors so far.
The match witnessed the French striker Karim Benzema, the Real Madrid striker, surpassed the numbers of the historical striker Raul Gonzalez in the Champions League by not scoring the equalizer for Real against Sheriff.
According to the official website of the tournament, Raul Gonzalez scored 71 goals in the Champions League, while reaching Generous Benzema For goal number (72) to become the fourth top scorer in the history of the tournament, behind Cristiano (136), Messi (120) and Lewandowski (75).
Real Madrid opened their Champions League campaign by defeating Inter Milan 1-0 in the first round of the group stage, while Sherif Tiraspol achieved their first victory over Shakhtar Donetsk of Ukraine.