- Real Madrid vs Sheriff ended surprisingly in a 2-1 win for the visiting side from Moldova at the Santiago Bernabeu
- Djasur Yakhshibaev and Sebastien Thill scored for the visitors while Karim Benzema was the scorer of Madrid’s goal
- Despite the loss at the Bernabeu Real Madrid remain second as Sheriff go top of the table in Group D
- In the other group game, Shakhtar Donetsk and Inter Milan played a goalless draw as both club are still in search of their first win
Real Madrid fell to their most embarrassing defeat in history when they lost to Moldovan club FC Sheriff by 2-1 in their Champions League game played at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Summary of the game
The debutants gave the 11-time a run for their money as they kept asking questions in the opening minutes of the game.
And they were rewarded in the 24th minute after Djasur Yakhshibaev produced a fantastic header from a Cristiano’s cross which completely beat Thibaut Courtois in goal.
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Los Blancos had to dig deep into the second half to get an equalizer as Vinicius Junior was brought down in the box for a penalty.
Karim Benzema made no mistake with the finish as Carlo Ancelotti’s side breathe a sigh of relief after getting rewarded for their persistence.
However, the lowest-ranked team were not done yet as Sebastien Thill silenced the crowd at the Bernabeu with a brilliant volley to make 2-1.
Federico Valverde nearly levelled matters in injury time but his deflected shot hit the post to further confound their misery.
The win put Sheriff on top of Group D with two wins from two matches while Real Madrid maintained second spot after Shakhtar Donetsk and Inter Milan played a goalless draw.
Osihmen and Benzema lead in top Europe’s leagues
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Victor Osimhen is officially the joint highest goalscorer across the top five leagues in Europe including the Premier League, Serie A, Ligue 1, La Liga and the Bundesliga, Instagram.
The Nigerian international who had a slow start in the campaign has scored six goals in Serie A and he is tied with Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema.
The 22-year-old was given a straight red card in their season opener against Venezia following an off-the-ball incident with a defender.
His red card was later reduced to a yellow and the Super Eagles striker opened his campaign against Udinese in Napoli’s 4-0 win.