Madrid: Real Madrid hammered Legia Warsaw 5-1 to move closer to clinching a spot in the Champions League knockout stage, while compatriots Sevilla beat Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 in Croatia to post their first away win in seven years in Europe’s elite competition.
In other action on Tuesday, Leicester City topped visiting Copenhagen 1-0 to stay perfect on their return to European football after an absence of 16 years, reports Efe.
Though Real Madrid led 2-0 after the first 20 minutes of the contest at the Santiago Bernabeu here, they allowed Legia a surprising number of chances and the visitors’ lone goal came on a penalty conversion by Radovic after Danilo brought down Kucharczyk in the area.
Gareth Bale, Marcelo, Marco Asensio, Lucas Vazquez and Alvaro Morata scored for the Champions League title-holders, who have seven points from three matches, tied with Borussia Dortmund at the top of Group F, though the German club has the edge on goals.
Dortmund won 2-1 away at Sporting Lisbon with first-half goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Julian Weigl.
First Published | 19 October 2016 3:07 PM