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T. Kroos
2 - 2
R. Vormer
Yellow 2nd/RC
Sergio Ramos
K. Benzema
1 - 2
E. Dennis
0 - 2
E. Dennis
P. Tau
0 - 1

Match Stats

73% 26%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 7 4
Total Passes 702 258
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Pos Team P W D L F A +/- PTS Form
1 PSG PSG PSG 6 5 1 0 17 2 +15 16 W D W W W
2 Real Madrid RMA Real Madrid 6 3 2 1 14 8 +6 11 W D W W D
3 Club Brugge CLU Club Brugge 6 0 3 3 4 12 -8 3 L D L L D
4 Galatasaray GS Galatasaray 6 0 2 4 1 14 -13 2 L D L L L


8th Finals
UEFA Europa League


Thanks for joining our commentary this evening. Until next time, goodbye.
Real Madrid are next in action against Granada at the Bernabeu in LaLiga on Saturday, while Club Brugge play Gent on Sunday in the Belgian First Division.
Real Madrid battle back from 2-0 down to earn a point in their Champions League clash against Club Brugge, but the visitors will be delighted to take a point away from the Bernabeu. The Belgian outfit stormed into their lead in the first half when Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis scored from close range as VAR overturned an incorrect offside decision before he then managed to keep his footing to score a second, sending a strike over Thibaut Courtois. The decisive moment in the contest came early in the second period when Dennis weaved his way through the Madrid defence, but was denied a hat-trick by substitute keeper Alphonse Areola. The hosts capitalised as Sergio Ramos soon reduced the deficit, although VAR was needed to confirm that he was onside. Time looked to be against Madrid, although Rudd Vormer's dismissal did hand them a numerical advantage. From the next set-piece following the red card, Casemiro headed home the equaliser. However, Philippe Clement's men were able to hold out for the draw.
90' + 5' OVER! Varane rises to head Kroos' cross at goal, but he can only send his effort over the top. It's not good enough as the referee ends the contest.
90' + 4' Modric raids into the right inside channel and wins a corner with seconds left in the contest.
90' + 4' Cools is brought down by Marcelo. Brugge have a free-kick and can taken seconds off the clock.
90' + 3' CHANCE! Schrijvers is barely on the pitch and makes a run into the box from the free-kick. Sobol picks him out in the middle, but he slices his strike just wide of the post.
S. Schrijvers
P. Tau
90' + 2' Schrijvers replaces Tau for the closing minutes of the game.
E. Hazard
Yellow Card
90' + 2' Hazard has to bring down Vanaken in the final third to stop his run. He gets booked for his challenge.
90' + 1' Mignolet makes a strange decision to come off his line for Marcelo's cross. He misses the ball and Ramos tries to capitalise, but Deli is there to clear the danger for the visitors.
90' There will be four minutes of added time.
89' Madrid are putting the visitors under huge pressure at the back. Deli wins the ball and then loses possession. Benzema takes over and he lines up a strike at goal, only to see his effort deflected over the bar.
D. Cools
L. Openda
87' Openda is withdrawn for the visitors after only coming in the second half. However, he has been booked and makes way for Cools.
T. Kroos
85' Kroos sends a sublime cross into the box for Casemiro to head into the net.
85' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!! CASEMIRO HEADS HOME!!! 2-2!!!! Madrid find their equaliser with five minutes left to play. Kroos puts his delivery from a deep free-kick on the money and Casemiro rises ahead of Deli to guide his effort away from Mignolet into the right bottom corner. A vital goal for Los Blancos. Can they go on to get a winner against the 10 men?
85' Madrid can threaten from the resulting set-piece as Kroos stands over the ball.
R. Vormer
Yellow 2nd/RC
84' OFF! Vormer slides in late on Vinicius and the referee sends him on his way for a second bookable offence. The Brugge skipper is furious with the official.
83' Frustration once again for the home side as Hazard is caught offside down the left. It allows Brugge to take further time off the clock.
82' Vormer lifts the corner into the box and Mechele rises to head at goal, only to glance his attempt harmlessly wide of the post.
81' Mata releases Tau behind the Madrid backline and he wins a corner as Ramos has to clear his delivery behind and away from Openda.
80' We're back underway with 10 minutes remaining for Madrid to find an equaliser.
79' Kroos floats the ball into the middle, but Mignolet comes off his line to punch clear. The Brugge keeper cleans out his own player Mechele in the process, which requires the defender to have treatment on the pitch.
R. Vormer
Yellow Card
78' Vormer catches Hazard with a high boot and is booked by the referee.
78' Vinicius raids down the right flank and he fires a low ball across the face of goal, but there's no white shirt there to tap home the cross.
L. Openda
Yellow Card
77' Openda goes into the book for a loose challenge on Modric.
76' Vinicius tries to get the better of Deli down the right flank, but the defender holds firm and the ball trickles out for a goal-kick.
74' Tau is penalised for handball in the Madrid box as he battles with Ramos for possession. A generous on for Los Blancos.
73' Brugge have done well to stem the tide in the second half. They're now beginning to get a foothold back in the contest and could be a threat on the break.
72' Diatta runs at the Madrid defence and threads a pass through for Tau, but he loses his footing in the box and it travels through to Areola.
L. Openda
E. Dennis
71' Openda replaces the two-goal hero Dennis for the visitors.
70' Kroos sends Modric into the right inside channel and he fires towards goal, but he can only blast his effort wide of the post.
S. Mignolet
Yellow Card
69' Mignolet goes into the book for timewasting.
68' Vinicius steals possession down the right flank and he tries to fire a low ball across the face of goal, but Mignolet comes off his line to gather.
Vinícius Júnior
Lucas Vázquez
67' Vazquez is withdrawn for Vinicius.
66' Hazard is allowed space and time on the edge of the box, but he can only place his right-footed strike wide of the post. Further frustration for the Belgian.
66' Ramos has scored in a 10th different season in the Champions League, becoming just the second defender to do so in the competition after Gerard Pique (also 10).
65' Dennis wins the ball in the final third and he surges into the left inside channel. He cuts back to lift a right-footed cross into the middle that Ramos has to head away from Vanaken.
64' WIDE! Vormer lifts the free-kick into the box and Deli rises to head at goal, but he places his attempt wide of the post.
63' Casemiro gives Dennis a nudge in the back in the right channel and the forward goes down. The Brazilian is not happy with the decision and vents at the Brugge forward.
62' WIDE! Vazquez cuts in from the right flank and he sends a curler towards the left bottom corner, but it travels inches wide of the post.
60' Casemiro latches on to a loose ball on the edge of the box and he hammers a strike towards the net, but Rits puts his body on the line to make the block.
59' The home side are finding space all over the pitch. An equaliser looks inevitable at the moment.
57' Brugge have to dig deep to fend off the onslaught from Madrid at the start of the second half. The Belgian outfit have lost their composure a little bit.
K. Benzema
55' Benzema clips a dangerous cross to the back post for Ramos to head into the net.
Sergio Ramos
55' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!! RAMOS HEADS HOME!!!! 2-1!!! Madrid are back in the game as their skipper converts from close range. Benzema lifts a cross to the back post for the defender to attack. He heads his effort down towards the right bottom corner and he beats Mignolet. VAR has a check on the incident, but it rules in Los Blancos' favour as Mata played the defender on.
55' OVER! Casemiro lines up a strike from distance, but Mignolet manages to beat the ball over the bar with his left hand.
54' SAVE! Modric gives the ball away to Dennis and he surges at the Madrid backline. He twists and turns to get the better of Varane and he pokes an effort towards goal. Areola is sharp off his line and makes a vital block with his body to deny the forward.
52' BLOCK! Modric surges down the right inside channel and he cuts the ball back for Hazard to strike, but the Belgian takes a touch and then sees his strike closed down by Mechele.
51' Carvajal has space on the right flank, but he floats his cross straight into the grasp of Mignolet. Madrid have to be better than that.
49' SAVE! Madrid work the ball down the right flank for Hazard to strike from a tight angle. He hammers his effort towards the near post, only to be denied by a sharp stop from Mignolet.
48' Benzema releases Vazquez into space in the box, but the Spaniard scuffs his pass under pressure. He didn't want to take on the strike there.
47' Real Madrid have conceded two plus goals in three consecutive home games in all European competitions for the first time in their history.
47' Benzema rises in the box to head at goal from Kroos' cross into the middle, but he sends his effort harmlessly wide of the post.
46' We're back underway at the Bernabeu.
46' Marcelo replaces Nacho for the home side at left-back.
A. Areola
T. Courtois
46' Courtois is withdrawn at the break for Areola between the sticks. The Belgian must have an injury.
Zinedine Zidane will be furious with his side. They've been solid at the back in LaLiga for the past three matches, but have been cut open with ease by the Belgian outfit in the first half. They've lacked composure in the final third, and have to become clinical to avoid a second defeat on the bounce in the Champions League that could put their future in the competition in jeopardy.
Club Brugge are 45 minutes away from a famous result at the Bernabeu, leading Real Madrid 2-0 at the break. Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis has scored twice to put his side in command of the contest. His first goal needed VAR to overturn an incorrect offside decision against the Belgian outfit after the forward miscontrolled Percy Tau's cross past Thibaut Courtois. Dennis' second came from a mistake from Luka Modric, and he nearly lost his footing, but managed to right himself before clipping a strike into the net. Madrid have had chances at the other end, but Simon Mignolet produced a super save to deny Raphael Varane, while Toni Kroos has fired two attempts wide of the post. 
45' + 1' Benzema almost works his through a crowd of defenders in the left inside channel in the Brugge box. Only a last-second intervention from Deli stops him finding a team-mate for a simple tap-in.
45' There will be one minute of added time.
45' WIDE! Kroos' poor first half continues as he latches on to a cutback from Carvajal. He has the entire goal to aim for, but he places his strike wide of the post. 
44' The home side are lacking composure on the ball, especially at the back. Zidane's men are rattled here.
43' Tau leads another break and he tries to send a cross-field pass towards Dennis. Varane manages to get his boot in the way to stop the counter. Madrid are all over the place at the back.
41' Madrid respond with a series of crosses into the box, but the visitors are holding firm amid the pressure from Los Blancos.
E. Dennis
39' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!! DENNIS SCORES AGAIN!!!!! 2-0 BRUGGE!!! Incredible scenes at the Bernabeu as the Belgian outfit double their advantage. Modric gives the ball away straight Dennis and he breaks away through the middle. He almost loses his balance, but the forward just manages to keep his feet to lift a strike over Courtois into the net. A stunning scoreline.
38' Vazquez miscues a strike on the edge of the box and it almost falls for Ramos. However, Mata does enough to nudge him off the ball.
36' WIDE! Kroos has to score. Madrid hit the visitors on the counter and Benzema releases the German through in the box. He goes for the strike with his left foot towards the right bottom corner, only to guide his attempt wide of the post.
34' SAVE! Diatta works the ball through to Tau in the final third. He strikes the ball first time across the face of goal from the right inside channel, but Courtois makes a solid stop.
32' Hazard surges down the left flank and he looks for support in the middle. He offloads towards Vazquez, but Sobol times his challenge to perfection to break up the attack.
31' Kroos tries to catch out Mignolet with quickly-taken free-kick, but the keeper controls the ball on his chest before claiming. The Belgian was not too impressed with that attempt.
30' The Belgian outfit hold firm at the back, clearing the cross from Kroos with ease.
29' Ramos wins a foul on the left flank going down under pressure from Diatta. Kroos will swing another delivery into the Brugge box.
28' WHAT A SAVE! Varane powers a header towards the net from Kroos' delivery from a corner on the right. The Frenchman rises to guide his header towards the net, but Mignolet produces an outstanding stop with his right hand before Deli clears the rebound.
26' Benzema twists and turns in the final third and he wins a corner off the legs of Mechele. Madrid have to up the ante here.
25' Madrid cannot threaten from the resulting corner and back come Brugge. The Belgian outfit play their way through Los Blancos' backline. Tau tries to force a low ball across the face of goal from the right inside channel. Varane has to be alert to clear ahead of Dennis.
24' WIDE! Deli clears a cross into the box from the left, but his header falls only as far as Kroos. The German lines up an effort on the volley, which takes a deflection off Mechele and travels inches wide of the post with Mignolet rooted to the spot.
23' Brugge are asking a lot of questions of the Madrid defence. Diatta probes down the right flank and Nacho has to do well to clear his lines away from the winger.
21' CLOSE! Carvajal opens up the Brugge defence down the left flank and he cuts the ball back to Modric in the box. The veteran midfielder fires a low strike towards the right bottom corner, but he places his effort inches past the post.
20' Nacho offers an outlet down the left flank for Kroos, but he can only send his cross behind for a goal-kick. The Spaniard is not a natural left-back and it showed there.
19' Tau is causing a host of problems for the Madrid backline and he wins a free-kick on the left flank as Carvajal brings him down.
17' Hazard tries to force his way into the box down the left flank. He works the ball to Varane, who takes a shot on first time, only to fire wide of the post.
15' The visitors find space through Dennis to exploit as the home side give the ball away, but Brugge are unable to capitalise.
13' Madrid's high line is almost exposed again by the visitors, but on this occasion Dennis is flagged offside.
11' Courtois has problems at the back once again he comes for the ball and is stranded. Dennis tries to send it back into the middle, but Nacho is there to make the intervention.
P. Tau
9' Sobol releases Tau down the left into space and he holds his composure to pick out Dennis, who scores.
E. Dennis
9' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!! CLUB BRUGGE TAKE THE LEAD! IT'S OVERTURNED BY VAR!!! 1-0!!!!! Dennis is onside as he latches on to Tau's low cross from the left flank. He does not control it well, but fortunately for the forward it works for him. His miscontrol wrong foots Courtois and the ball creeps past the Belgian into the net.
9' DISALLOWED GOAL! Dennis miscontrols the ball into the net from close range after latching on to Tau's cross, but the goal is disallowed for offside. However, VAR wants a second look at the incident.
7' The home side are struggling to move the ball with rhythm across the pitch. Madrid are lacking their usual vigour.
5' WIDE! Kroos swings the corner in from the left flank and Benzema rises highest in the box, only to nod his attempt wide of the post.
5' Benzema releases Nacho forward into the left inside channel and he tries to place a low cross towards the near post, but Rits is there on the slide to divert it behind.
2' Tau tries to run away from Casemiro, but he gets pulled back by the midfielder. There's no punishment other than a free-kick.
1' We're underway at the Bernabeu.
TEAM NEWS: Ricca has suffered an injury in the warm-up and is replaced by Sobol at left-back. Vossen comes on to the bench.
Real Madrid and Club Brugge last met in the European Cup in 1976-77, with the Belgian side progressing 2-0 on aggregate (W1 D1). However, Club Brugge were later eliminated in the quarter-final by Borussia Monchengladbach.
Club Brugge hammered Mechelen 5-0 on the road in domestic action last week, but they've still made changes to their side this evening. Ricca replaces Sobol at left-back, while Dennis gets the start ahead of David Okereke. Diagne has to settle for a place on the bench, despite scoring a brace in the victory.
Real Madrid have made two changes to their side from their goalless draw against Atletico Madrid at the weekend. Modric and Vazquez come into the side to replace Valverde and Bale. There's no place for Bale even on the bench this evening as Isco comes back into te squad.
CLUB BRUGGE SUBS: Eduard Sobol, Odilon Kossounou, Mbaye Diagne, Siebe Schrijvers, Dion Cools, Ethan Horvath, Lois Openda.
CLUB BRUGGE (4-3-3): Simon Mignolet; Clinton Mata, Brandon Mechele, Simon Deli, Federico Ricca; Ruud Vormer, Mats Rits, Hans Vanaken; Krepin Diatta, Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis, Percy Tua.
REAL MADRID SUBS: Alphonse Areola, Eder Militao, Marcelo, Federico Valverde, Luka Jovic, Isco, Vinicius Junior.
REAL MADRID (4-3-3): Thibaut Courtois; Daniel Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, Nacho Fernandez; Luka Modric, Casemiro, Toni Kroos; Lucas Vazquez, Karim Benzema, Eden Hazard.
Brugge began their campaign with a draw at home against Galatasaray. Neither side was able to break the deadlock, forcing the Belgian outfit to settle for a point. Philippe Clement would have been eyeing a victory due to the tough matches ahead of his team, beginning tonight. They are unbeaten in all competitions this term, but their mettle will be put to the test by the quality of Madrid this evening.
Madrid's campaign in Europe got off to the worst possible start, suffering a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain in their opener. Zinedine Zidane's men were cut open at the back with ease as Angel di Maria scored a brace to haunt his former club. Los Blancos have bounced back in LaLiga, producing two victories over Sevilla and Osasuna and drawing the Madrid derby against Atletico Madrid on the road, keeping clean sheets in all three matches. Zidane will be demanding a clinical performance tonight from his team.
Good evening and welcome to the live commentary of the Champions League clash between Real Madrid and Club Brugge at the Bernabeu.