Los Blancos Register 2-0 Win Over 10-Man Inter in Champions League

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Real Madrid beat Inter Milan 2-0 in the Group B contest of UEFA Champions League on Thursday. With the win, the Zinedine Zidane’s side kept their hope alive in Europe’s biggest competition.

Soccer Football – Champions League – Group B – Inter Milan v Real Madrid – San Siro, Milan, Italy – November 25, 2020 Real Madrid’s Lucas Vazquez in action with Inter Milan’s Milan Skriniar REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Real Madrid dominated the game and Inter struggled with 10-Man after Arturo Vidal received back-to-back Yellow Cards in 33rd minute for dissent after arguing with the referee for a penalty kick.

For the Los Blancos, Eden Hazard converted a goal from the penalty spot in the 7th minute to provide an early lead. after Nacho Monreal was fouled. It was Hazard’s first goal in the Champions League in the last three years. Since joining Madrid last season, the Belgium winger spent most of the time at the sidelines due to injuries. Also Read – Inter Milan vs Real Madrid Live Streaming Champions League in India: When And Where to Watch Inter vs Madrid Live UCL Match

The Arturo Vidal sent-off took the match away from the hosts reach as they were never in the game after the incident. Also Read – Dynamo Kyiv vs Barcelona: Brathwaite Scores Twice as Blaugrana Sail to 4-0 Win, Enter Last-16 of Champions League

Brazil’s Rodrygo netted the second goal for Los Blancos after coming from the bench in the second half. The Brazillian fired the incredible volley from Lucas Vazquez’s cross to double Madrid’s advantage at San Siro.

Real Madrid are now second on the points table in the Group B. While, the Antonio Conte’s Inter have now a slim chance to qualify for the next round of Champions League. They currently sit at the bottom of the table, five points behind Madrid and six behind table-leaders Borussia Monchengladbach.

“Win, lose or draw, the important thing is to play well. Today we deserved to win and we had the match under control until the end,” said Zidane, whose side were held 1-1 at Villarreal in La Liga on Saturday.