Ronaldo Get Brace As Madrid Defeat PSG

Ronaldo Get Brace As Madrid Defeat PSG

by | 15th February 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo

A Cristiano Ronaldo double helped Real Madrid come from behind to boost their hopes of a third straight Champions League crown during a pulsating last-16 encounter with Paris St-Germain.


The Portuguese forward scored a late close-range strike after his penalty had cancelled out Adrien Rabiot‘s opener at the end of a thrilling first half.


Brazilian left-back Marcelo wrapped up the victory minutes after Ronaldo’s tap-in with a goal created by Marco Asensio.


The emphatic spot-kick meant Ronaldo became the first player in Champions League history to score 100 goals for the same club.


PSG played their part in an end-to-end contest, with Neymar‘s delicate assist for Rabiot a highlight and Kylian Mbappe forcing a strong save from Real goalkeeper Keylor Navas.


But the result puts Real in control heading into the second leg at Parc des Princes on 6 March.