Gareth Bale scores as Real Madrid close in on last 16

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates scoring against Juventus

Gareth Bale scored his first Champions League goal for Real Madrid as they all but sealed their place in the knock-out stages against a spirited Juventus.

The 24-year-old, signed from Tottenham for a world record fee in September, hammered in a low shot to put his side 2-1 up on the hour.

A penalty from Arturo Vidal had given the Italians a first-half lead before Cristiano Ronaldo levelled.

But Fernando Llorentes' stooping header ensured a precious point for the hosts.

More to follow.

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