Real Madrid lost 1-0 to its counterpart Sherif Tiraspol, champion of Moldova, during the match currently being held at the “Santiago Bernabeu” in the second round of the group stage of the Champions League.
Sheriff Tiraspol’s goal came through Djasur Yakhchibayev in the 25th minute of the match.
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.
Real Madrid will play the match with the formation of..
Defense: Nacho – Alaba – Militao – Lucas Vazquez.
Midfield: Casemiro – Modric – Valverde.
Attack: Vinicius – Benzema – Hazard.
Real Madrid’s French striker Karim Benzema is waiting for a new record with the royal, if he scores a goal this evening, against Sheriff Tiraspol.
Karim Benzema occupies the fourth place in the table of historical scorers in the European Champions League, with 71 goals, equal to Raul Gonzalez, the legend of Real Madrid, and in the case of scoring today, against Sheriff Tiraspol, he will break the last number, and reach the goal number 72, to become the fourth historical scorer of the continental competition.
The current Manchester United star, Cristiano Ronaldo, is the all-time top scorer in the Champions League, with 135 goals.
Lionel Messi is runner-up with 120 goals, then Poland’s Robert Lewandowski is third with 75 goals.
Real vs Sheriff
Real Madrid and Sheriff