¡La Undécima!: Real Madrid wins 2015-16 UEFA Champions League 5-3 on penalties
Monday, May 30, 2016
On Saturday, Spanish football club Real Madrid defeated their city rivals Atlético Madrid 5–3 in a penalty shootout decider in the UEFA Champions League final played at the stadium in Milan, as the match ended in a 1–1 draw after 120 minutes. This was Real's eleventh European title — La Undécima. Ronaldo scored the winning penalty kick after failed to find the net.
Just before the quarter-hour mark Juanfran brought down Gareth Bale and Real won a free kick. Sergio Ramos scored from Toni Kroos's free kick in the 15th minute which gave Los Blancos an early lead. The first half ended 1–0.
In the beginning of the second half, Pepe brought down Fernando Torres in the penalty area and Atlético won a penalty kick. Goalkeeper was booked after the decision, for delaying the penalty kick. Frenchman Antoine Griezmann was unable to score as he hit the crossbar with his penalty attempt. But Rojablancos equalised in the 79th minute as Carrasco scored from Juanfran's cross, converting his shot into the top left corner. Just before the full-time whistle, and Sergio Ramos were booked. The match went to additional time after 1–1 draw at the end of full-time.
was shown a yellow card just three minutes after starting the additional time. And Pepe was the last player to be booked after committing a foul against Gabi.
In the penalty shootout, Marcelo, Bale and Ramos scored for Real Madrid. Grizemann, Gabi and scored for Rojablancos. Juanfran missed the spot kick, and Ronaldo scored the winning penalty which earned Real Madrid the title.,
|May 28, 2016|
20:45 local time
|Real Madrid||1–1 (
|Atlético Madrid||Milan, |
|Sergio Ramos 15', 90+3'
Dani Carvajal 11'
Antoine Griezmann 48'
Fernando Torres 61'
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