Juventus 0 – 3 Real Madrid
Juventus welcomed reigning champions Real Madrid to Turin for the repeat of the last Champions League final.
3′ Real Madrid had a perfect start they would have wished for with an early goal. Top scorer Christiano Ronaldo showed great determination as accepts a precise cross into the box from Isco. His first-time shot flew straight into the right side of the goal leaving veteran goal keeper Buffon helpless. 0:1.
64′ Ronaldo who is in the form of life completed his brace for the night with a spectacular goal. Daniel Carvajal cross into the box is perfect and Christiano Ronaldo pulled a trick off his hat to score a stunning bicycle kick leaving Gianluigi Buffon rooted to the ground effortless. What a great goal! 0:2.
66′ Paulo Dyabala was handed his marching order for his second bookable offence and his sent off!. What a great loss!
72′ The visitors increased the humiliation of the host with a third goal to seal the contest. Great combination play between Ronaldo and Marcelo with a one-two pass. Marcelo who is one-on-one with the goal keeper lifts the ball over Buffon skillfully and is left with a simple task of putting the ball into an empty goal.
What a great performance from the reigning champions Real Madrid!.
Sevilla 1-2 Bayern Munich
Sevilla played host to German Champions Bayern Munich for a crucial Champions League encounter at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán.
31′ The home team took the lead with a well constructed goal. Sergio Escudero releases a picture perfect through ball inside the box to Pablo Sarabia. Sarabia wonderful strike flew straight into the left side of the goal. 1:0.
37′ Bayern Munich pulled one back with the aid of an own goal from Jesus Navas. The winger tries to intercept a forward pass but rather the ball ricochets into the back of the net beating the goal keeper.
68′ Bayern took the lead for the first time in the game. Frank Ribery up through pass finds Thiago Alcantara who finishes with close range header leaving goal keeper David Soria helpless. 1:2.
What great win for the Bavarians going into the second leg of the encounter in Germany.