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Key Events

88'
P. Aubameyang
Assist
88'
M. Reus
Goal
85'
Álvaro Morata
K. Benzema
80'
S. Rode
G. Castro
71'
S. Papastathopoulos
Yellow Card
69'
Casemiro
Yellow Card
63'
T. Kroos
L. Modrić
61'
E. Mor
C. Pulisic
61'
M. Reus
A. Schürrle
60'
M. Schmelzer
Assist
60'
P. Aubameyang
Goal
53'
J. Rodríguez
Assist
53'
K. Benzema
Goal
38'
L. Modrić
Yellow Card
28'
Daniel Carvajal
Assist
28'
K. Benzema
Goal
2
2
3
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Stats

Possession
% %
5
3
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 9 7
Total Passes 481 583

Commentary

FULL-TIME! Great come-back from Dortmund! It remains as you were in Group F, with a 2-2 draw at the Bernabeu ensuring that Real Madrid go through in second place. Benzema had the hosts two goals to the good, but second-half strikes from Aubameyang and Reus tied things up and left the home fans frustrated. That's all that we have time for, we hope to see you again next time!
90' + 2' Real Madrid load the box, and fire a cross in from the left, but it sails to safety on the other side of the pitch. Tuchel is out on the edge of his technical area, watching nervously, but it looks as though that late goal from Reus is enough to secure top spot in Group F.
90' Big chance for Ronaldo! James manages to pick the Portugal international out at the back post, but he can't manage to get a shot away under intense pressure! This game has slipped away from the hosts now. Three minutes of stoppage time remain for them to rectify the situation.
P. Aubameyang
Assist
Borussia Dortmund
88' Aubameyang does brilliantly to stay calm and slot a great delivery straight to his teammate's feet.
M. Reus
Goal
Borussia Dortmund
88' GOOOOOOOOOOAL! REUS MAKES IT 2-2! The away fans go wild! Marcelo loses the ball on the left-hand side and Dortmund counter. Mor feeds Aubameyang behind with a wonderful pass, with the Gabonese striker able to outpace Ramos and slot a low cross into the box. Reus is there to apply a close-range finish!
Álvaro Morata
K. Benzema
Real Madrid
85' Morata is introduced for the last five minutes, with Benzema taking his leave without the strike required to take home the match ball.
84' Mor uses some trickery to earn a yard of space down the right, but the Turkish substitute can then only bend a cross straight into Navas' awaiting grasp. Morata is being readied on the sideline for Real Madrid, as the Spaniard looks to make his own return from a hamstring problem.
82' We're well into the last 10 minutes in Madrid, and Real Madrid are happy to play on the counter. Ronaldo is the target of a clipped pass in behind, but Sokratis covers across brilliantly to deny the Portugese forward another chance to find the back of the net for the first time tonight.
S. Rode
G. Castro
Borussia Dortmund
80' Castro is replaced by Rode as Tuchel tries to freshen up his midfield heading into the dying stages.
80' Another good stop from Weidenfeller! Ronaldo rises well at the back post to meet a corner delivery, but seeing a well-placed header pushing around the post by the German shot-stopper. Real Madrid just can't seem to find the third goal to kill this game off - there could well be a sting in the tail at the Bernabeu as a result.
78' Ronaldo lifts a cross in from the left-hand side, but Bartra protects his near post well. Moments later, Real Madrid open play out to the right flank, with a cut-back from Vazquez finding Benzema. The Frenchman takes one good touch, but then sees Bartra teal possession away. From the next attack, Ronaldo is found in acres of space at the back post, but guides a low finish onto the outside of the post!
76' This contest has a real ebb and flow about it, with both sets of supporters starting to ramp up the atmosphere too. Only a goal stands between Dortmund and topping Group F, as anything other than a victory isn't good enough for Real Madrid to leapfrog tonight's opposition in the table.
74' Over the top from Marcelo! Real Madrid break down the right at pace, with Ronaldo then the target of a cross from Vazquez. Sokratis makes a vital block, which bobbles into the Brazilian left-back's path, but he fires an utterly awful effort high over the crossbar. He won't want to see a replay of that!
73' We're heading into a very tense last 15 minutes of action at the Bernabeu, with Dortmund still playing some nice football. A neat flick from Aubamayang finds Reus running in behind, but the German substititute loses his footing under pressure and can only stab a tame effort down Navas' throat.
S. Papastathopoulos
Yellow Card
Borussia Dortmund
71' Sokratis slides in to make a tackle, but James manages to slide a pass through his legs. The ball hits the Greek defender's arm on the other side, which results in the Dortmund man being booked for handball.
69' OFF THE LINE! The resulting corner is nodded goalwards by Kroos, with Dortmund needing to have a defender on the line come to their rescue. A third goal for the hosts would really kill this contest off, you would think. The visitors are hanging on by the skin of their teeth.
Casemiro
Yellow Card
Real Madrid
69' Casemiro picks up what is becoming a customary yellow card, and will need to be careful for the rest of the encounter.
68' Great save from Weidenfeller! Ronaldo takes aim from the edge of the area, with a thunderous right-footed effort being pushed around the post by the Dortmudn goalkeeper. That goes behind for a corner, but Real Madrid are knocking on the door again.
66' Less than half an hour remains for Dortmund to turn this one around, but there does appear to be some more goals in this contest yet. Benzema's 50th Champions League is currently making the difference in the Spanish capital, but Tuchel's men are slowly growing in confidence. The fresh legs of Reus may well have quite a big say.
64' What a chance for Aubameyang! Mor manages to curl in a delivery from the left-hand side, which threatens to bounce into the Gabonese striker's path at the back post. The ball skims off the turf and heads behind for a goal-kick, but the ex-Milan forward was inches away from making that 2-2!
T. Kroos
L. Modrić
Real Madrid
63' Modric is replaced by Kroos, with the latter coming back from injury this evening.
E. Mor
C. Pulisic
Borussia Dortmund
61' Pulisic takes his leave after a fairly quiet performance, with young winger Mor given the chance to impress.
M. Reus
A. Schürrle
Borussia Dortmund
61' Reus is injected into the fray for the final half an hour, with Schurrle jogging off, as Dortmund target a second-half comeback.
M. Schmelzer
Assist
Borussia Dortmund
60' Schmelzer kept his cool brilliantly to slot a neat near-post cross straight into his teammates's path.
P. Aubameyang
Goal
Borussia Dortmund
60' GOOOOOOOOAL! AUBAMEYANG MAKES IT 2-1! The Gabon international is able to poke home a simple finish from close-range, after a wonderful cushioned cut-back from Schmelzer at the left byline. Tuchel applauds, that wasn't bad at all.
59' Casemiro is doing well to break up play at times, as Dortmund are growing in confidence and seeing more of the ball. That second goal of the night from Benzema has come at a brilliant time for Zidane's men, as otherwise they'd be in a really nervy scenario.
57' Pulisic is the latest man to go on a bright run forward for the away side, but his cut-back is dealt with well by Ramos. Dortmund maintain their pressure, but eventually Schmelzer manages to run the ball out of play on the left-hand side. Tuchel is looking concerned, his team have shown more urgency of late, but the men they're committing forward are leaving gaps at the back.
55' The opening 10 minutes of this second half have been full of action! Dembele has been a thorn in the home team's side since the interval, and this time the Frenchman picks up a corner on the right. He takes it himself, but Sokratis can't climb high enough to try his luck. Play is halted, as Casemiro is fouled by Bartra.
J. Rodríguez
Assist
Real Madrid
53' James hangs up a lovely delivery from the left-hand side with his left foot, which finds its target at the back post.
K. Benzema
Goal
Real Madrid
53' GOOOOOOOAL! BENZEMA MAKES IT TWO! What a save from Weidenfeller in the build-up. The German shot-stopper makes a fantastic one-on-one stop to deny Benzema, when it appeared easier to score! Real Madrid maintain their pressure and swing a cross in from the left, and this time the French striker makes no mistake with his head.
52' Dortmund continue to pile on their pressure, with Real Madrid forced onto the back foot. Dembele is again causing problems, and links up well with Castro on the edge of the hosts' box, but a throughball from the latter is slightly too heavy and beats the Frenchman to the left byline. Better from Tuchel's side!
50' Huge chance for Dortmund again! Castro is picked out at the near post but a cut-back from the right-hand side, but the German midfielder can't sort his feet out! Instead, the ball ricochets off him and then bobbles into Navas' grasp. Real Madrid haven't turned up for this second half yet.
48' So close for Dembele! The France international goes on a fantastic, mazy run from deep. He beats a couple of players before wriggling into the box, with a stabbed finish from the young forward bouncing off the outside of the post and behind for a goal-kick.
46' We are back underway in the second half at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu! Real Madrid hold a slim lead, but they'll need to find another goal if they're to secure their place at the summit of the Group F pile.
HALF-TIME! Real Madrid head into the break 1-0 to the good and top of the group, with Dortmund having some work to do. The hosts have been much the better side, and Tuchel will have some stern words to share with his team at the break.
45' There is one minute of stoppage time. Castro takes aim from long-range, but the German merely stings Navas' palms.
44' Ronaldo and Benzema are combining brilliantly up top for the home side, with a clipped cross from the right-hand side almost allowing the former to nod a headed finish into the back of the net from close-range. It is deflected, which wins Real Madrid a corner. The initial delivery is cleared, with Marcelo following up to blast a volley over the bar.
42' Great cross from Benzema! The Frenchman is found in a pocket of space out on the right-hand side, before drilling in a low delivery that flummoxes the defence and doesn't permit Weidenfeller to come out and claim. Ronaldo slides in, but can't quite apply a stretching finish.
40' Aubameyang is picked out by a throughball to the edge of the penalty area, but Varane recovers to make yet another good interception. Carvajal is released down the right-hand side, and then bends a cross in from out wide, but Piszczek is able to nod a header away at the back post.
L. Modrić
Yellow Card
Real Madrid
38' Modric slides in to make an ill-timed tackle on the edge of the box, with Bartra going down in a heap. The Croatia international gets booking for his troubles.
38' Aubameyang is the target of a low throughball, but Varane makes an interception, but Dortmund look dangerous. Dembele tries to dance into space on the edge of the box, but he's tackled, with the rebound falling out to Bartra. The ex-Barcelona centre-back takes aim from range, but sends a dipping effort thudding into the advertising hoardings. Pulisic has a half-chance directly after, but shoots straight at Navas.
36' Real Madrid earn themselves a corner on the left-hand side, but Sokratis is again there to head clear. The hosts maintain their pressure, with the ball worked out to the same flank again. Marcelo tries to pick out Ronaldo with a cross, but the ball sails wide of the far upright.
34' Dortmund whip a corner in from the right-hand side, but Ramos is fouled by Sokratis. Modric continues to look a little bit troubled, with the Croatia international bending over with an apparent problem with his leg. After his injury layoffs over the last few months, Zidane might want to substitute their key man to not take any risks.
32' Narrowly over 10 minutes remain in the first half, with Real Madrid now happy to sit back a little bit more to play on the break. Schurrle chops infield, but Carvajal makes a great challenge, as Navas continues to be unchallenged in the hosts' net. Modric looks a little bit worse for wear, but tracks back to make a good block in the left channel.
30' The opening half an hour have been all Real Madrid, and finally they have a reward for their work. Schurrle is found cutting in from the right-hand side, before the German gives Pulisic the chance to shoot from the edge of the area, but play is pulled back for a push on Casemiro.
Daniel Carvajal
Assist
Real Madrid
28' Carvajal has been very keen to break down the right-hand side, and finally his efforts have been rewarded.
K. Benzema
Goal
Real Madrid
28' GOOOOOOOOAL! BENZEMA MAKES IT 1-0! Carvajal is found yet again bounding into space down the right-hand side, before bending in a low drive. The France international is the first person to react, and he gets in ahead of Piszczek to poke in a close-range finish. Real Madrid go top of Group F. 
26' Dembele tries to bend in a cross from the right-hand side, but the Frenchman's attempt is blocked, before Marcelo does well to make a tackle to deny Pulisic the chance to pick up the scraps. Real Madrid try to break downfield, but Carvajal is unable to bend in a delivery. End-to-end stuff, but no end product.
24' Dortmund finally get their foot on the ball, but their progress is quickly slowed as Sokratis goes down with an injury. It appears that the Greece international was caught by Benzema's studs. The centre-back makes his way off the field, and appears content to carry on at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.
22' Marcelo clips a great pass into the left channel, which Modric gives chase to, with the Croatian able to earn a corner from Sokratis. The set-piece is curled in towards the near post, and cleared at the first time of asking. What a waste. Real Madrid are asking all of the questions in this opening half an hour.
20' James tries his luck once again, this time from outside the box, after good hold-up play from Benzema. The ex-Monaco midfielder takes aim, but fires a slightly tame effort straight down Weidenfeller's throat. Navas, meanwhile, has had absolutely nothing to do up the other end of the field.
18' Pulisic tries to lift a pass through for Dembele to chase, but Ramos makes a timely interception. Real Madrid work the ball out to the left, and Vazquez cuts infield sharply, before picking out Ronaldo at the back post. The Portuguese striker flicks a pass into the path of the onrushing James, but Weidenfeller makes himself big to stop a low drive from the Colombian!
16' Weidenfeller is being forced to kick long regularly, as Real Madrid are pressing and working well as a collective. Ronaldo is coming deep to collect the ball and help out his midfield, and Casemiro offers a grit that has been missing in recent weeks. Carvajal is invited down the right, before whipping in a good ball, but Dortmund's goalkeeper is out to claim.
14' Tuchel is in disbelief on the sidelines, but Dortmund's fans are continuing to try and make a lot of noise in the stands. Dortmund have been forced onto the back foot, with Aubameyang looking isolated. So far, the away side haven't managed to get their foot on the ball to probe Real Madrid. It's a great start from Los Blancos.
12' James bends in a free-kick delivery from the right-hand side, but his curling cross is met by Casemiro - who had strayed offside. Real Madrid are starting to build up a spell of pressure. Benzema and Ronaldo are combining well and causing problems already. Vazquez cuts in from the left-hand side, before shooting over the bar from a tight angle.
10' Ronaldo is the target of a clipped throughball over the top, but Weidenfeller is off his line in a flash to deny the Portugal international. Benzema is fed through on goal in the next attack, as Casemiro wins the ball back in the middle of midfield brilliantly, but the Frenchman shoots straight at the goalkeeper. That would have done the ex-Lyon striker's confidence the world of good.
8' The away side manage to calm the tempo down a little bit with a spell of possession, but there appears to be some goals in this one. Zidane is out on the edge of his technical area barking out instructions already, with it clear that Real Madrid are not prepared to finish in second place. 
6' Vazquez is found making tracks down the right-hand side once again, but Sokratis is able to nod the Spaniard's delivery away from the danger zone. Moments later, Marcelo bursts down the left and whips in a very awkward cross, but again Dortmund's Greek defender is equal to it. Very bright start in Madrid!
4' Schmelzer is released down the left by Castro, with the Germany international then bending a cross towards the edge of the box. Varane fails to deal with it, and the rebound falls to Schurrle, who shoots over the bar from just outside the area! That is a big chance to go begging for the visitors.
2' Cristiano Ronaldo opens play out to Vazquez on the right-hand side, but the ex-Espanyol winger can only bend a cross into Weidenfeller's arms. Already, both teams are showing that they are prepared to get forward at real pace. Varane has been asked to cover in behind Ramos, as Aubameyang's pace is something to watch.
1' We are underway in the first half at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu! These two teams will be battling it out for first place in Group F, so we should be in for an interesting affair. Only a win is good enough for the hosts, so Zidane's men might just throw caution to the wind.
Dortmund substitutes: Mor, Reus, Rode, A. Ramos, Ginter, Durm, Bonmann.
Dortmund starting line-up (4-2-3-1): Weidenfeller; Piszczek, Sokratis, Bartra, Schmelzer; Weigl, Castro; Dembele, Pulisic, Schurrle; Aubameyang.
Real Madrid substitutes: Pepe, Kroos, Casilla, Asensio, Morata, Isco, Danilo.
Real Madrid starting line-up (4-4-2): Navas; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Lucas Vazquez, Casemiro, Modric, James; Ronaldo, Benzema.
TEAM NEWS: Roman Weidenfeller continues in goal for the away side, in Roman Burki's injury absence. There are no surprises in the back four, with Gonzalo Castro and Julian Weigl asked to anchor the midfield. Ousmane Dembele, Christian Pulisic and Andre Schurrle provide lots of pace and invention in behind the lone striker of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Marco Reus isn't risked after his recent return from injury, and starts on the bench.
TEAM NEWS: Raphael Varane is again preferred to Pepe at centre-back for the hosts, who go with a very similar side to the one that started against Barcelona. James Rodriguez gets a start on the left-hand side of midfield, with Casemiro getting the nod over Mateo Kovacic in the middle of the park. Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema could well line up as a front two.  Toni Kroos is fit enough for the bench, as is Alvaro Morata, but Gareth Bale is still sidelined for the long-term with a knee problem.
Neither team has tasted defeat in this edition of the Champions League, but tonight could well be that first occasion for one of them. Dortmund have lost two of their last five competitive away games, with Thomas Tuchel blasting his squad for poor performances in recent weeks. Real Madrid, meanwhile, have won 10 of their last 12 games at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, and confidence will be high for the hosts after Sergio Ramos' late equaliser in last weekend's El Clasico derby.
Hello and welcome to live coverage of Borussia Dortmund's Group F visit to face Real Madrid in the Champions League. Both teams are already through, with the Bundesliga outfit currently topping the table, but that can all change if Zinedine Zidane's men pull off a home win tonight. In the reverse fixture, Los Blancos drew 2-2 away from home, so this promises to be a very interesting game indeed.
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