Tuesday 28 September 2021
Real Madrid fell into the trap of losing against Sheriff Tiraspol, with two goals to one, in the second round of the Champions League group stage.
Jasrbek Yehchibuev opened the goals for Sherif in the 25th minute of the match.
Karim Benzema scored the equalizer in the 65th minute, through a penalty kick awarded by the referee after referring to the video technology.
Sebastian Thiel snatched the winning goal for Sheriff in the 90th minute of the match.
Sherif Tiraspol topped the group standings with 6 points, and Real Madrid came second with 3 points.
Real Madrid dominated the match during the first minutes, and the first danger came in the 17th minute when Karim Benzema took a free kick from outside the penalty area, with a powerful shot that was blocked by Sheriff’s goalkeeper.
The Moldovan team surprised its counterpart Real Madrid, with a surprise goal, after a cross was played from the left side in favor of Sheriff through Cristiano, and it reached Jasrbek Yehchipoev, who hit the ball into the net.
Real Madrid almost received the second goal in the match, after a long ball reached Courtois, who went out of his line and passed the ball to reach the Sheriff team player, who passed it to Jasrbek Yahchibuev, who dodge the Real Madrid players and hit the ball with the left foot from the edge of the penalty area passed next to the left post .
Real Madrid continued its attempts, after Eden Hazard hit a powerful ball from inside the penalty area, which was blocked by the visiting team’s goalkeeper, to return to Nacho, who headed it strangely outside the goal.
Real Madrid’s danger continued, when Karim Benzema hit a powerful ball from outside the penalty area, which passed just outside the left post of the Sheriff team’s goal.
Eden Hazard fired a powerful shot from outside the penalty area, in the 55th minute, but Sheriff’s goalkeeper saved it and turned it into a corner kick.
And the referee awarded a penalty kick in favor of the Royal Club in the 62nd minute after returning to the video technology, after Vinicius Junior was fouled inside the penalty area.
Karim Benzema scored the first goal and equalized for Real Madrid, after hitting the ball in the top right corner of the Sheriff team’s goal.
Sherif’s team managed to score a goal in the 71st minute of the match, but the referee canceled the goal after returning to the video technology for offending the Moldovan player.
Sebastian Thiel snatched the winning goal for his team in the 90th minute of the match, after he returned a ball to him on the edge of the penalty area, to hit it in a wonderful way that dwelt in the net of Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.