Pictures Gallery – Los Blancos best Captured moments of the match against Wolfsburg
Zinedine Zidane‘s Real Madrid endured a stun 2-0 Champions League rout in a match against Wolfsburg in Wednesday’s quarterfinal, first-leg to abandon them very nearly a European way out. Only five days in the wake of consummation Barcelona’s 39-amusement unbeaten keep running with a 2-1 away win in El Clasico, Real was humbled as Wolfsburg disregarded their battling mid-table structure in Germany’s top flight. Real never recuperated as first-half goals from Swiss guard Ricardo Rodriguez and Maximilian Arnold put the hosts 2-0 up at the Volkswagen Arena with 25 minutes gone.
There was a little clue of the show to come as Real required only 74 seconds to put the ball in the Wolfsburg net. Ronaldo made a late run and tucked his shot past Diego Benaglio. However, the offside banner went up. The hosts began to discover their feet before taking a stun eighteenth-moment lead. Italian referee Gianluca Rocchi directed straight toward the spot when Real midfielder Casemiro put in a cumbersome foul on Wolfsburg striker Andre Schuerrle. Real goalkeeper Keylor Navas attempted to unsettle the taker, yet Rodriguez nailed the spot kick. It was the first Champions League goal Navas had yielded following 738 minutes. However, he soon released a second as Wolfsburg’s attack ventured with the Real protection – particularly wingbacks Marcelo and Danilo – shook. Julian Draxler began out of here the conservative; Henrique chose Arnold’s run, and the assaulting midfielder opened home on 25 minutes. Schurrle could have heaped considerably more wretchedness on the Bernabeu side part of the way through the second period after a brisk break, just to fire uncontrollably over the bar from 10 yards out. Benaglio again demonstrated his class with 20 minutes left on the clock as he denied Ronaldo with an excellent spare after the Portugal star had been set up by substitute Isco.
Real Madrid pushed hard for an away goal in the end phases of the amusement, yet Wolfsburg waited for a well-known triumph, as Dieter Hecking’s men paralyzed the 10-time champions and made a critical stride towards the last four.
Here goes Real’s best moments of the match against Wolfsburg: [In Slides]