Champions League Results, Tottenham Reach One Points at Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo became Real’s savior from defeat in Group H Champions League match at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Tuesday (17/10/2017) night or Wednesday morning GMT. Real Madrid drew 1-1 against Tottenham Hotspur.
In the game, Real Madrid left behind because of Raphael Varane own goal. However, Cristiano Ronaldo appeared as a savior when scored the equalizer.
Appear in front of his own supporters, Real Madrid appear to dominate with the ball as much as 61 percent.
Speaking of chances, Real Madrid are also superior rather than Tottenham Hotspur. Total, Real Madrid managed to release 20 shots that six of them on target.
However, more Tottenham under pressure is also capable of creating eleven chances with four shots on target.
The first golden opportunity in this match was obtained by Real Madrid through Cristiano Ronaldo in the fifth minute. Bait from Achraf Hakimi Ronaldo greeted with a header, but still hit the goalposts Tottenham.
Ronaldo again got a chance in the 17th minute. However, horizontal shot just a little sideways from the goalkeeper Tottenham.
New in the 19th minute Tottenham got the first golden opportunity through hard header Harry Kane.
Christian Eriksen’s cross-kick kick successfully met Kane, but the ball that could bounce on the ground can still be secured goalkeeper Keylor Navas.
In the 28th minute, Tottenham actually managed to score a goal. Horizontal cross from Serge Aurier who failed to be greeted by Kane perfectly hit the legs of Raphael Varane and turned into his own goal.
Behind 0-1 to make Real Madrid increase their attacks. Several times Los Merengues have a few chances, but their efforts only paid off in the 43rd minute.
Real Madrid managed to score through Ronaldo’s penalty execution after Toni Kroos was dropped by Serge Aurier in a dangerous area that made the score 1-1 to the final result in the first half.
In the second half, Real Madrid and Tottenham both had many scoring chances.
Real Madrid’s best chance came in the 54th minute, when Benzema welcomed Casemiro’s bait in front of Tottenham’s goal.
However, the French striker’s header ball was still able to thwarted goalkeeper Hugo Lloris brilliantly.
In the 63rd minute until the 65th, Real Madrid got three chances in a row through Ronaldo and Isco. However, everything is still able to secured Lloris perfectly.
The best chance Tottenham in the second round was obtained Kane in the 71st minute.
The horizontal England striker’s kick was still capable of deflecting Navas brilliantly.
Although both teams took turns to attack, a 1-1 draw lasted until the end of the game.
These results make Tottenham managed to get rid of Real Madrid from the top of Group H standings thanks to head-to-head leads with the same points, seven. (Verdi Hendrawan)
Real Madrid 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur (Cristiano Ronaldo 43′-pen; Raphael Varane 28′-suicide)
Real Madrid: 1-Keylor Navas, 4-Sergio Ramos, 12-Marcelo, 5-Raphael Varane, 19-Achraf Hakimi, 22-Francisco Isco (17-Lucas Vazquez 87 ‘), 8-Toni Kroos, 14-Casemiro, 10 -Luka Modric, 7-Cristiano Ronaldo, 9-Karim Benzema (18-Marco Asensio 76 ‘)
Coach: Zinedine Zidane
Tottenham Hotspur: 1-Hugo Lloris, 6-Davinson Sanchez, 5-Jan Vertonghen, 4-Toby Alderweireld, 24-Serge Aurier, 15-Eric Dier, 29-Harry Winks, 17-Moussa Sissoko (7-Son Heung-min 89 ‘), 23-Christian Eriksen, 10-Harry Kane, 18-Fernando Llorente (3-Dany Rose 80’)
Coach: Mauricio Pochettino
Referee: Szymon Marciniak