Real Madrid welcomed Atalanta earlier today for the UEFA Champions League fixture at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano. The hosts came out victorious as they beat Atalanta with a scoreline of 3-1.
Real Madrid drew the first blood as Karim Benzema scored the first goal of the night in the 34th minute of the game and gave a comprehensive lead to his team. Sergio Ramos doubled the lead in the 60th minute through a penalty which put immense pressure on the visiting Atalanta team. Luis Fernando Muriel netted the bowl in the 83rd minute and showed Atalanta’s fighting spirit at the back end of the game. Just a minute later, Marco Asensio scored the third goal of the night for Real Madrid and sealed the game for the hosts.
Real Madrid and Atalanta had ball possession of 53% and 47% respectively. Atalanta couldn’t capitalise on the opportunities they had and only managed to score just one goal throughout the game. With this victory, Real Madrid sealed the tie with an aggregate of 4-1 and also broke into the last eight of the UEFA Champions League. Twitter celebrates Real Madrid’s 3-1 victory, let’s have a look at the best tweets: