What unbelievable match we’ve all witnessed int he Champions League. Moldavian minnows Sherrif Tiraspol have beaten Real Madrid 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabue.
On paper, Sherrif are no match for the 13 times European championship and it will take a very brave man to bet against Madrid losing this game.
But on the pitch, the newcomers were far determined, more ruthless and clinical with their chances. Yakhshiboev gave Sheriff the opener to send the away crowd wide before the referred adjudged that foul was committed against Vinicius Jr and gave Real Madrid a life line to restore parity.
Karim Benzema leveled up matters to return the smile on the faces of the Madridstatas and calm the nerves of Carlo Ancelotti.
But somehow, Sheriff found luck in the closing minutes through Thill’s whose stunning short evaded the outstretched hands of Thiabut Coutois to give put them in front and later give them a famous victory.
As it stands, Sherrif are on top of group D having won back to back games against Donestk and Real Madrid.