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Borussia Dortmund - Real Madrid
Champions League - 26 September 2017
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FT: Dortmund 1-3 Real. Ronaldo hit two on his 400th Los Blancos appearance and Bale was also on target as the holders won at BVB for the first time ever. Aubameyang had given the hosts hope at 2-0 down, but they paid the price for not making the most of some good openings.
BVB going through the motions now. They just want the whistle.
Burki with another top save to deny Ramos.
- OffLuka ModricReal Madrid
- OnDani CeballosReal Madrid
REAL CHANGE: Modric replaced by Ceballos.
Real break. It's three on one, but Asensio can't find the pass or the shot and Burki comes out to divert it clear with a boot.
Real set for a first win on this ground at the seventh time of asking.
- OffGareth BaleReal Madrid
- OnLucas VázquezReal Madrid
REAL CHANGE: Lucas Vazquez on for Bale.
A goal for BVB now would make it an interesting finale...
Half chance for Aubameyang as he meets a right-wing free kick, but heads straight at Navas.
The home support have pretty much been silenced now.
Just the 411 goals in 400 games for Real for CR7.
- GoalCristiano RonaldoReal Madrid
GOAL! Ronaldo smashes his second of the contest past Burki at his near post after a lovely through pass from Modric.
- OffMario GötzeBorussia Dortmund
- OnChristian PulisicBorussia Dortmund
BVB CHANGE: Pulisic on for Goetze.
- OffIscoReal Madrid
- OnMarco AsensioReal Madrid
REAL CHANGE: Isco replaced by Asensio.
Isco jinks towards the box, floats past his man and fizzes in a drive that Burki gets down well to smother.
Another devilish cross from the left has Real's alarm bells ringing, but no-one in a BVB shirt is on hand to provide the finish.
PHOTO: Madrid's main men
Ramos plays it to the right of the box for Isco, but he doesn't get the return pass he was demanding as the playmaker rifles well wide with a poor effort.
Still over 20 minutes left. You get the feeling there are more goals in this - potentially at both ends!
CLOSE! Aubameyang beats Navas to Goetze's delightful curving pass, but can only toe it wide of the near post.
LATEST: APOEL 0-3 Kane.
Superb tackles at both ends. First Nacho denies BVB before Sokratis gets a last-ditch challenge in to deny Bale in full flight.
Weigl booked for hacking down Ronaldo.
AS IT STANDS: Real 6pts, Spurs 6pts, BVB 0pts, APOLE 0pts.
LATEST: APOEL 0-2 Spurs.
- OffJeremy ToljanBorussia Dortmund
- OnMahmoud DahoudBorussia Dortmund
BVB CHANGE: Dahoud on for Toljan.
- OffNuri SahinBorussia Dortmund
- OnJulian WeiglBorussia Dortmund
BVB CHANGE: Weigl on for Sahin.
End to end stuff once again in this half. Great for the neutral.
Kroos fires a right-wing free kick to the back post. Nacho arrives late but bullets his header into the grateful arms of Burki.
Can BVB spoil Ronaldo's night?
- GoalPierre-Emerick AubameyangBorussia Dortmund
GOAL! Aubameyang reduces the arrears with a smart finish from Castro's lovely left-wing delivery.
- Yellow cardÖmer ToprakBorussia Dortmund
That's 111 in 150 European appearances for Ronaldo. Not bad...
- GoalCristiano RonaldoReal Madrid
GOAL! Ronaldo marks his 400th appearance for the club with a sweeping finish after Bale had raced down the left and put it on a plate for his teammate.
Yarmolenko sneaks into the right of the box and opts to try and find Aubameyang with a header across goal. Varane comes to the rescue, hooking clear from underneath his own crossbar, but Yarmolenko should have gone for goal.
- 2nd Half
KICK OFF! Real restart the contest.
- End of 1st Half
HT: Dortmund 0-1 Real. A cracking first 45 with plenty of openings at both ends. Bale's stunning volley separates the sides at the interval.
It should be two. Ramos rises unmarked to meet Kroos' left-wing corner, but guides his header wide of the far post.
Ronaldo surges in from the right again, this time exchanging a lovely one-two with Carvajal before stabbing wide of the near post.
Almost two. Real break two on one... It's played to Ronaldo, who cuts in from the right and sees his 20-yard strike crash back off a defender.
Dortmund ending the half well on top. Real trying to see their lead out to the interval.
Elsewhere in this group: Spurs lead in Cyprus courtesy of a certain Harry Kane.
- Yellow cardLuka ModricReal Madrid
Modric booked for trying to dictate the distance the wall should be. The referee isn't impressed. Aubameyang eventually takes a shot and crashes it into the wall.
- Yellow cardDani CarvajalReal Madrid
Philipp busts a gut to make a break into the area, but he's caught off the ball by Carvajal. The referee clocks it and cautions the Real defender. Free kick to the hosts 30 yards out.
Aubameyang spins in the area, adjusts his feet well but then clips the post with a stabbed effort. He looks dismayed but then glances up t see the flag up for offside.
Sahin with a sight of goal - but he fires it way over the bar. Wasteful.
PHOTO: Bale celebrates.
A slick Dortmund attack sees Goetze lay it into the path of Aubameyang, whose eyes light up before Carvajal nips in to steal it away at the crucial moment.
VIDEO: Bale's opener.
Aubameyang drives into the left side of the area, but Ramos sticks to his task and denies the striker as he twisted and turned before seeing his shot blocked.
- Yellow cardGareth BaleReal Madrid
Bale booked for an innocuous foul. He looks stunned.
Elsewhere in this group...
Dortmund supporters frustrated as another ball into the box appears to hit Carvajal on his arm. It was, in fact, his shoulder. That earlier Ramos hand ball will no doubt feature in the chatter over the HT brews.
Modric feeds Bale who races into the left side of the box before stinging the fingertips of Burki with a thumping drive.
Kroos whips a left-wing cross straight into the arms of Burki - but Real looking dangerous every time they come forward.
- GoalGareth BaleReal Madrid
GOAL! Bale guides a sublime volley into the top corner from Carvajal's diagonal ball to the left side of the box.
It's been a very lively opening quarter of an hour. Both sides with a good situations.
Penalty shout for Dortmund! The hosts surge forward through Andriy Yarmolenko. He lifts a cross over Aubameyang, but Philipp arrives and sees his volley into the six-yard box cleared. Replays showing Navas palmed the ball onto Ramos' hand.
The corner eventually comes to nothing, but the home side are going to have to sort out that defence.
Deja vu as the hosts are caught out on the right... AGAIN! This time it's Ronaldo racing free. He unselfishly lays it across for Bale, but Piszczek does brilliantly to slide in and beat the forward to it to put it behind.
SAVE! Dortmund caught out on the break once more. Carvajal motors down the right, cuts inside his man and then fires a weak shot towards the near post that Burki is equal to Ronaldo and Bale were on hand for a tap-in and neither are very happy with the Real right back.
Ronaldo with a first sight of goal 25 yards out - but his shot is easily blocked.
Modric pirouettes in midfield and slips a wonderful outside of the foot pass towards the run of Ronaldo on the far left. Burki is alive to the danger bthough, racing out to boot it clear. He's the sweeper mopping up when Dortmund's high line is exposed.
And... Dortmund's overall record at home to La Liga opposition: W7 D4 L2.
Overall Real record in Germany: W5 D7 L19. They won on their most recent trip to Germany too, beating Bayern Munich 2-1 in the first leg of their quarter final last term.
Will Ronaldo cap the landmark with more goals? He's notched 12 in his last six UEFA Champions League appearances.
Jeremy Toljan ghosts free down the left flank and sends in a devilish low cross that Ramos decides to hack to safety with Navas coming to gather inside his six-yard box. No nonsense defending.
Dortmund with a high tempo from the off. Real win it back and each touch is greeted by huge boos from the home faithful. As ever, there's a cracking atmosphere in the stadum tonight.
- 1st Half
KICK OFF! Dortmund get the contest underway.
Familiar foes all sort to lock horns once again. Cue that UCL anthem...
Los Blancos have scored in 37 consecutive CL matches but have not been at their best in La Liga so far this term. Zidane is demanding more from his side when they approach the final third. He told reporters: "I hope our strikers will score again but I have always maintained that it is the most important thing to create chances. We cannot be pleased with the amount of opportunities we have created lately. I believe in my players. But you have to show it every three days that you want to win the game. It is not always working out the way you want it to."
DID YOU KNOW? Dortmund have never lost on home turf against Los Blancs, notching up three wins and three draws. They have only failed to score in two of their last 26 home games in the CL.
Another Champions League match and another bagful of landmarks for CR7.
Peter Bosz: "We are in good form, they are an extraordinary opponent and I am happy for the game to be here... I really like to watch Real Madrid. They play nice football with players that have excellent technique. Ever since Zidane arrived, they have played like this and it is pleasing to see."
Real are without Karim Benzema and Marcelo but do recall Toni Kroos who missed the weekend win over Alaves with a rib injury. The German will feature in a midfield diamond as part of a 4-4-2 system while Nacho comes in at left back.
Borussia Dortmund have reacted to the weekend's German election results... in a quite brilliant way with a very clever video.
Zinedine Zidane: "We are looking forward to playing in the Champions League in a very nice stadium, where you can breathe the Champions League. It is difficult to play everywhere, but it is true that we have never won here. It is a challenge for us."
CONFIRMED TEAMS - DORTMUND: Burki; Piszczek, Papastho, Toprak, Tolian; Castro, Sahin; Gotze, Yarmolenko, Philipp; Aubameyang. /// REAL MADRID: Navas, Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Nacho, Kroos, Casemiro, Modrić, Isco, Bale, Ronaldo.
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