Valverde scored a brilliant goal to complete Real Madrid’s rout of Scottish giants Celtic at the Santiago Bernabeu, MySportDab reports.
Federico Valverde produced another stunning goal as he continuously built on his Real Madrid tally this season.
Real Madrid needed to win the game to consolidate their position in the top spot in the group.
A loss or draw would have seen Los Blancos overtaken by RB Leipzig as the group leaders as the latter won their match convincingly against Shakhtar Donetsk.
Real Madrid completed the double against the Scots in style after besting them 3-0 in Scotland in the first leg.
The game at Santiago Bernabeu was a feast for the La Liga champions as they easily cruised to a convincing 5-1 win.
The host were awarded two penalties in the first half, with Modric and Rodrygo converting both in the 6th and 25th minute, respectively.
Asensio and Vinicius Jr both scored in the 51s and 61st minute to make it 4-0 for the home side.
Federico Valverde captured the headlines with the 5th goal for the Los Blancos.
Valverde, 24, scored a powerful long-range shot from outside the box to complete the rout. It was indeed a superb strike from the Uruguayan.
Valverde currently still maintains his position as the top scorer for Real Madrid, as the goal now increases his tally to 8 goals and 6 assists.
He is in his best form season and has banging in the goals for the La Liga club.
Fede Valverde man! Too good 🥵 pic.twitter.com/WlHlfdD47k
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