The reigning Champions League winner real Madrid showed character in the home match against PSG.
At the start of the match, the initiative belonged to the guests – Neymar tore the defense of “real”, but to strike a blow aimed to the most expensive footballer in the world, they failed. The owners unrealized one-on-one with the Keeper and a dangerous penalty scored by Ronaldo.
On 33 minutes, the ball still went in the gate, “real” – Rabiot picked up the ball in the penalty area and shot past Navas. “Creamy” said for a few moments before the half time whistle – Kroos earned a penalty, and Ronaldo is not without problems implemented a judicial sentence.
In the second half, the teams exchanged dangerous injections. The match swung near to naturally draw, that was fine with PSG, but in the end the match real Madrid after a successful return of Zinedine Zidane struck a double blow to the European ambitions of PSG.
On 84 minutes substitute Asensio dangerous shot – Areola tipped the ball to Ronaldo, which allowed Cristiano to score one of the easiest goals in his career. Three minutes later, Asensio assisted on Marcelo, but the Brazilian shot in touch scored the third goal and made a real favorite for the exit
in the quarterfinals.
Re the meeting of real Madrid and PSG in 1/8 finals of the Champions League will take place on 8 March in Paris.
Real – PSG 3:1
Goals: Ronaldo, 45th (penalty), 83, Marcelo, 86 — Rabiot, 33
Real: Navas, Nacho, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo — Modric, Casemiro (Vasquez, 79), Kroos — ISCO (Asensio, 79), Benzema (Bale 68), Ronaldo
PSG: Areola — Alves, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Berchiche — Verratti, Lo Celso (Draxler, 85), Rabiot — Mbappe, Cavani (Meunier, 66), Neymar
Warning: ISCO, Nacho — Neymar, Lo Celso, Rabiot, Meunier
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