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Real Madrid 1 – Sheriff 2: Cinderella Sheriff take all 3 points

R Madrid 1-2 Sheriff Tiraspol

Photo Credit: AP

Sheriff Tiraspol strolled past R Madrid with a 2-1 win on Tuesday at Santiago Bernabeu. Both teams arrived at the challenge after previous wins. RMA were looking to pick up points after winning last match. Sheriff were coming off the back of a 2-0 win against Shakhtar Donetsk. As the table looks today, RMA are currently 2nd with 3 points from 2 matches, while Sheriff sit in 1st, with 6 points from 2.

Sheriff started the first half well, thanks to a goal from Jasurbek Yakhshiboev, at 25 minutes to see out the first half 0-1.

Los Blancos took the lead in the second half, with Karim Benzema finding the net at the 65 minute mark. In the end though, Sheriff just before the final whistle took the victory following a Sebastien Thill goal so at full time it was 2-1 to Sheriff.

For RMA, Rodrygo, Luka Modric, Luka Jovic and Toni Kroos, came on for Nacho, Casemiro, Eden Hazard and Miguel Gutierrez. Sheriff brought on Bruno, Keston Julien and Boban Nikolov for Jasurbek Yakhshiboev, Frank Castaneda and Dimitrios Kolovos.

There were bookings for Casemiro and Luka Jovic from RMA, and Danilo Arboleda, Edmund Addo, Dulanto and Sebastien Thill, for Sheriff.

Sheriff and RMA will next play away to Internazionale and Shakhtar Donetsk respectively.

Technical card:
R Madrid: Thibaut Courtois, Nacho (Rodrygo, min.66), Eder Militao, David Alaba, Miguel Gutierrez (Toni Kroos, min.67), Federico Valverde, Casemiro (Luka Modric, min.66), Eduardo Camavinga, Eden Hazard (Luka Jovic, min.66), Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior
Sheriff Tiraspol: Giorgos Athanasiadis, Fernando Costanza, Danilo Arboleda, Dulanto, Cristiano, Adama Traore, Dimitrios Kolovos (Boban Nikolov, min.90), Sebastien Thill, Edmund Addo, Frank Castaneda (Keston Julien, min.77) and Jasurbek Yakhshiboev (Bruno, min.57)
Stadium: Santiago Bernabeu
Goals: Jasurbek Yakhshiboev (0-1, min. 25), Karim Benzema (1-1, min. 65) and Sebastien Thill (1-2, min. 90)

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