Real Madrid thrashed Malmo in the last game of UEFA Champions League group stage game as the vikings registered a huge win over Malmo at Santiago Bernabeu. After scoring eight goals, Real Madrid prove that they are going to to quit this competition. Being the winner of their group, Los Blancos already qualified for round of 16, but they were not at their best in recent games. Loss against Sevilla and Barcelona gave birth to lots of crises for Real Madrid. Finally, the squad is back on winning track which is a good sign for the team.
Real Madrid Vs Malmo 8-0 Goals Video Download HD, MP4
French forward Karim Benzema was the first goal scorer of the night. He scored first goals after crosses from Cristiano Ronaldo. The home side took 3-0 lead in first half and became more aggressive in second half. Cristiano Ronaldo opened his scoring via free kick in first half. The Portuguese winger scored four times that makes him the highest goal scorer of Champions League in group stage games. Check out the video highlights of Real Madrid vs Malmo below.
Madrid qualified for the next round, while the visitors eliminated from Champions League and Europa League, Other group team Paris Saint Germain qualified as runner-ups and Shakhtar Donetsk will play Europa League.
After Mateo Kovacic rammed in his first goal for the club, Benzema completed his hat trick to end the scoring as the previous Champions League record win scoreline achieved by Benitez’s Liverpool side against Besiktas in 2007.
After the match, Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez said “I was pretty proud of that [8-0 record] and today I thought we might beat it. I am happy with the team. To have the record, along with Liverpool against Besiktas, means this team attacks, with balance. It’s a good night for Madridismo. It was an almost perfect night, the team did many things well.”
Real Madrid: Casilla Cortes, Danilo, Pepe, Nacho, Arbeloa, Rodriguez, Casemiro, Kovacic, Isco, Benzema, Ronaldo
Substitutes: Kroos, Marcelo, Vazquez Iglesias, Jese, Cheryshev, Llorente Moreno, Yanez Alabart
Malmo: Wiland, Tinnerholm, Arnason, Carvalho da Silva, Yotun, Rakip, Lewicki, Kofi Adu, Sana, Berget, Djurdjic
Substitute: Konate, Kroon, Mehmeti, Wolff Eikrem, Rodic, Andersson, Brorsson