UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar 2021-22 UEFA Champions League, Group Stage

  • 14': Karim Benzema
  • 61': Karim Benzema
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2 - 1
  • 39': Fernando

Karim Benzema bags landmark Real Madrid goals in Champions League win

Karim Benzema scored twice to steer Real Madrid past Shakhtar Donetsk in a 2-1 victory at the Bernabeu in the Champions League.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 14': Goal! Real Madrid 1, Shakhtar Donetsk 0. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Vinícius Júnior.
  • 39': Ferland Mendy (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 39': Goal! Real Madrid 1, Shakhtar Donetsk 1. Fernando (Shakhtar Donetsk) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Alan Patrick.
  • 61': Goal! Real Madrid 2, Shakhtar Donetsk 1. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Vinícius Júnior.
  • 63': Casemiro (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 66': Substitution, Real Madrid. Nacho replaces Daniel Carvajal.
  • 71': Substitution, Shakhtar Donetsk. Manor Solomon replaces Mykhailo Mudryk.
  • 79': Substitution, Shakhtar Donetsk. Marcos Antônio replaces Alan Patrick.
  • 79': Substitution, Real Madrid. Luka Jovic replaces Karim Benzema.
  • 80': Substitution, Shakhtar Donetsk. Marlos Bonfim replaces Tetê.
  • 80': Substitution, Shakhtar Donetsk. Heorhii Sudakov replaces Taras Stepanenko.
  • 86': Substitution, Shakhtar Donetsk. Dentinho replaces Fernando.
  • 90'+3': Dentinho (Shakhtar Donetsk) is shown the yellow card.

Game Information

Competition: UEFA Champions League

Venue: Santiago Bernabéu
Location: Madrid, Spain
Attendance: 38,105

UEFA Champions League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+2 Tottenham Hotspur 6 1 11
-1 Eintracht Frankfurt 6 2 10
-1 Sporting CP 6 3 7
0 Marseille 6 4 6
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Statistics

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10 Fouls 15
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 1
4 Corner Kicks 1
4 Saves 4
54.1 POSSESSION 45.9
13 SHOTS 13
6 ON GOAL 5
0.5 On Target % 0.4
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
588 Accurate Passes 495
640 Passes 548
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.9
3 Accurate Crosses 0
11 Crosses 4
0.3 Cross % 0.0
60 Long Balls 36
41 Accurate Long Balls 19
0.7 Long Balls % 0.5
4 Blocked Shots 4
12 Effective Tackles 7
16 Tackles 15
0.8 Tackle % 0.5
7 Interceptions 14
9 Effective Clearances 13
9 Clearances 13

Line-Ups

RMA Real Madrid (4-3-3)

No. Name
1 Thibaut Courtois (GK)
4 David Alaba
3 Éder Militão
23 Ferland Mendy Yellow Card
2 Dani Carvajal
14 Casemiro Yellow Card
8 Toni Kroos
10 Luka Modric
9 Karim Benzema
20 Vinícius Júnior
17 Lucas Vázquez

SHK Shakhtar Donetsk (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
81 Anatolii Trubin (GK)
22 Mykola Matviyenko
5 Marlon
31 Ismaily
2 Dodô
21 Alan Patrick
6 Taras Stepanenko
7 Maycon
99 Fernando
20 Mykhailo Mudryk
14 Mateus Tetê

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