Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid rallied back from a goal down to beat Paris Saint Germain 3-1 in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday.
The Portuguese forward scored his 100th and 101st goals for Real Madrid in the competition.
PSG took the lead in the 33rd minute through Andrien Rabiot.
The ball fell for the Frenchman inside the Real Madrid box and he wasted little time smashing the ball into the net.
The home team got the equaliser on the stroke of half time courtesy of Ronaldo’s penalty.
The penalty was awarded after Toni Kroos was fouled inside the PSG box and Ronaldo converted for his 100th Champions League goal for Real Madrid since he joined them in 2009.
Real took the lead for the first time in the game seven minutes from time when Ronaldo bundled the ball home following a cross from substitute Marco Asensio.
Asensio was the provider once again four minutes later, this time around it was Brazilian left-back Marcelo who diverted his cross into the net.
At the Estadio Do Dragao, Liverpool look to have secure their passage into the quarter-finals after a comprehensive 5-0 away win against FC Porto of Portugal.
Senegalese forward Saido Mane netted a hat-trick in the 25th, 53rd and 85th minutes with Mohamed Salah (29th minute) and Roberto Firmino (70th minute) scoring the other goals for the Reds.Fastest Paying Betting Site in Nigeria: Grab your 140% First Time Deposit Bonus Now — www.Sportybet.Com Copyright © 2021 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.