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UEFA Champions League

What Was Witnessed in Real Madrid's 2-0 Win Against Borussia Moenchengladbach

On Wednesday night December 9, Real Madrid played against Borussia Moenchengladbach. This was a Champions league clash of group B. This match was to determine who would finish in first position in group B. Real Madrid beat Moenchengladbach 2-0 and they took the lead of group B with 10 points while Moenchengladbach remained second with 8 points. All of them have qualified for the next round which is round of 16. The following is what was witnessed in that game.

1. Karim Benzema's brace.

Karim Benzema was the one who gifted his team Real Madrid the 2-0 win. He scored the first goal in the 9th minute after getting an assist from Lucas Vasquez. Later in the 32nd minute he doubled the lead after being assisted by Rodrygo. He was in great form that night.

2. Real Madrid’s zero cards.

There was no player from Real Madrid’s side that was shown any card by the referee. All of them played safe and in a disciplined manner. This was a commendable thing.

3. Real Madrid’s ball possession.

Real Madrid dominated that match in almost every aspect. Their ball possession was high as compared to that of their opponents. By the end of the match Real Madrid had a ball possession of 62%.

4. Yann Sommer's saves.

Borussia Moenchengladbach’s goalkeeper was really fantastic in that match. He made a total of 5 saves which denied Real Madrid the chances to score more goals.

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