Sporting Lisbon 1 – 2 Real Madrid as Benzema scores late in second half to end Sporting’s resilience, Real Madrid against Sporing Lisbon in the Champions League 2016-17 group stage game and they booked their place in the knockout stages with a win. Zidane started with strong lineup as Ronaldo played upfront against his very first professional club. Sporting enjoyed success in the opening exchanges but it was Real Madrid who scored in just 30th minute of the game when Rafael Verane scored to put Madrid’s noses ahead. Adrien Silva scores and equalizes the match with just 10 minutes left on the clock to make things interesting then finally it was made 1 – 2 as Karim Benzema scores late in second half to end Sporting’s resilience.
Real Madrid has secured their place in the Champions League last 16 as they avoid defeat against Sporting Lisbonon on Tuesday night. Cristiano Ronaldo returns to his boyhood club after a hat-trick in a 3-0 thrashing of local rivals Atletico Mardid on Saturday and is chasing his 100th goal in European club competition. Sporting, who sit third in Group F have lost their slim hopes of progressing alive and reel in Real who won the game after a 1-2 victory.
Sporting Lisbon 1 – 2 Real Madrid UEFA Champions League Match Highlights
- 29′ 0 – 1 Raphael Varane put Madrid in lead at the stroke of half hour mark. Zidane’s started with strong lineup and the moved paid off as Madrid controlled the game for most part.
- 80′ 1 – 1 Adrien Silva scores with 10 minutes left on the clock to make things interesting
87′ 1 – 2 Karim Benzema scores late in second half to end Sporting’s resilience.
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