FT: Real Madrid 2-1 Shakhtar Donetsk, Vinicius Jr STRIKES! (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)
Real Madrid continued in their 100 percent record in the Champions League as they defeated Shakhtar Donestk 2-1 to grab maximum 9 points form three matches, MySportDab reports.
Real Madrid dominated their Shakhtar Donetsk throughout the game and proved overbearing on the less fancied Ukrainian club.
Their efforts aimed off early in the game as they found the back of the net quickly to secure another vital three points.
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It was a rain of goals in the first half as three goals were scored with the visitors netting once, while the Los Blancos netted twice.
Rodrygo opened the scoring for the Ancelotti-led team in the 13th minute giving Real Madrid the lead.
Real Madrid continued to dominate the game despite having a goal up and were pushing for another goal.
Shakhtar Donetsk did list to stop the rampage as Real Madrid continued to mount pressure for another goal.
In the 28th minute, Vinicius double the lead for the host taking the scoreline to 2-0.
Shakhtar Donetsk gradually put up a better performance and were making headway as they charged towards the opponent’s box.
Their efforts yielded results in the 39th minute as Zubkov scored to give the visitors hope of a come-back.
Nothing else happened after the third goal in the first half as Real Madrid went into the break with a 2-1 lead.
It was a competitive game between both sides as the second half began.
Shakhtar Donetsk witnessed an improved and more classic performance as they held the Los Blancos while making moves to find an equalizer.
Real Madrid still had a slight advantage in the game, dominating possession but could not make anything happen.
The game continued, but Real Madrid could not make anything happen as well as Shakhtar Donestk.
It was still 2-1 up to the final 10 minutes of the game, with the Los Blancos taking firing 13 shots on target while Shakhtar Donetsk had only 3 shots on target.
The game finally ended with Real Madrid defeating the visitors 2-1 after final whistle.