Real madrid 3 Galatasaray 0


CRISTIANO RONALDO starred as Real Madrid established their dominance over Galatasaray with a thumping win.

The Portuguese ace struck inside the first 10 minutes before Karim Benzema added a second.
And Gonzalo Higuain — on for Benzema — headed a third 15 minutes from time in an efficient performance from the hosts.
Despite their superstar status, the Spanish giants have not won the trophy for over a decade.
But Jose Mourinho’s side gave themselves a great chance of making the semi-finals as they bring a three-goal lead to Turkey.
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Didier Drogba had chances but struggled to emulate his Champions League heroics with Chelsea as his team were taught a lesson in clinical finishing.
United fans will be incensed to hear Benzema escaped without punishment after catching an opponent with a high boot.
The Frenchman put in a chellenge similar to Nani’s after 20 minutes but the referee kept his cards in his pocket.
And soon later the ace scored his side’s second with a tidy low finish under Fernando Muslera.
Real had taken inside 10 minutes when Mesut Ozil slipped through Cristiano Ronaldo.
The former United flier never looked like missing as he coolly lifted the ball over the keeper.
Former Arsenal defender Eboue had a great chance to pull one back before the break but Diego Lopez saved well.
Angel Di MarĂ­a made a clever run after the break but Muslera was equal to the winger’s effort.
The visitors faded in the second-half and Real took advantage with their supersub grabbing a deserved third.