Sheriff stun Real Madrid 2-1 in a Champions league match.
Moldovan newcomers Sheriff tiraspol fc have stunned Real Madrid by a surprising 2-1 win at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Tuesday to continue with their strong start to the competition.
Sheriff found the back of the net first on the 25th with Jasurbek Yakhshiboev opening the scoring, finding the the far corner with a firm header past Madrid goalkeeper Courtois.
The hosts also had their chances while chasing the game but Benzema, Vinicius and Hazard squandered those chances while pressing for an equalizer but failed to capitalize on those chances while Sheriff threatened on counterattacks.
Benzema then equalized from the penalty spot after a foul on Vinicius Junior as he tried to get past the defender inside the area. The referee initially let the play to continue but later awarded the penalty after checking the VAR.
On the 90th minute Sébastien Thill scored the winner to secure all the points away for the new comers and helped his side continue with their impressive performance in the competition after they beat Shakhtar Doneksk by 2-0 in the Group D opener. Sheriff are on top of the group after 2 games.
Here are the results for other games in Champions league:
Ajax Amsterdam 2-0 Besikstas
Shakhtar Doneksk 0-0 Inter Milan
RB Leipzig 1-2 Club Brugge
PSG 2-0 Manchester City
AC Milan 1-2 Athletico Madrid
FC Porto 1-5 Liverpool
Dortmund 1-0 Sporting Lisbon
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