Champions League - Group B
Ludogorets1Real Madrid2

Ludogorets Razgrad 1-2 Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo now has 54 goals in 53 Champions League appearances for Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo missed and scored a penalty as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Bulgarian side Ludogorets in the Champions League.

Marcelinho headed in after the European champions failed to clear Fabio Espinho's corner after eight minutes.

Two minutes later Ronaldo had his penalty saved by Vladislav Stoyanov but he did manage to convert another from the spot midway through the first half.

Karim Benzema sealed an unconvincing win when he headed in Marcelo's cross.

Real Madrid move on to six points in Group B with Liverpool and Basel both on three points.

Arda Turan scores for Atletico Madrid
Arda Turan scored four goals in last year's tournament for finalists Atletico Madrid

Arda Turan's second-half effort gave Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win over Juventus in Group A.

Repeat for European champions Real?
Karim Benzema has scored eight and created six goals in his last 14 Champions League appearances but the Spanish side have now only kept two clean sheets in their last 14 Champions League away matches.

The Italian visitors controlled the match but conceded for the first time this season when Turan stabbed in from Juanfran Torres's cross.

Malmo's 2-0 win over Olympiakos means that all four teams in the group are now on three points.

Adrian Ramos scores for Borussia Dortmund
Adrian Ramos joined Borussia Dortmund from Hertha Berlin in the summer

Former Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa set up two goals as Borussia Dortmund secured a 3-0 win at Anderlecht to move on to six points from their two matches in Group D. Kagawa fed Ciro Immobile to give the visitors the lead.

Adrian Ramos finished from Lukasz Piszczek's pass to put the visitors 2-0 up before Kagawa laid on a second goal for Ramos to make it three.

Arsenal eased to a 4-1 win in Group D's other match thanks to a Danny Welbeck hat-trick.

Zenit St Petersburg and Monaco remain level on four points at the top of Group C following their goalless draw.

In the other game in that group, Stefan Kiessling, Son Heung-min and Hakan Calhanoglu were on target for Bayer Leverkusen's 3-1 win over Benfica. Eduardo Salvio pulled one back for the Portuguese side.

Line-ups

Ludogorets

  • 21Stoyanov
  • 80Paula Junior
  • 15Aleksandrov
  • 27Moti
  • 25MinevBooked at 10mins
  • 7AleksandrovSubstituted forMisidjanat 82'minutes
  • 18DyakovBooked at 24mins
  • 84MarcelinhoSubstituted forWandersonat 70'minutes
  • 8EspinhoBooked at 62minsSubstituted forAnicetat 82'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 17DaniBooked at 56mins
  • 9Bezjak

Substitutes

  • 12Anicet
  • 16Angulo
  • 23Zlatinski
  • 26Borjan
  • 88Wanderson
  • 93Misidjan
  • 99Younes

Real Madrid

  • 1Casillas
  • 17Arbeloa
  • 2Varane
  • 4RamosBooked at 73mins
  • 12Marcelo
  • 11Bale
  • 19ModricSubstituted forKroosat 73'minutes
  • 24Illarramendi
  • 23IscoSubstituted forRodríguezat 76'minutes
  • 14HernándezSubstituted forBenzemaat 67'minutes
  • 7Ronaldo

Substitutes

  • 3Pepe
  • 8Kroos
  • 9Benzema
  • 10Rodríguez
  • 13Navas
  • 15Carvajal
  • 18Nacho
Referee:
Craig Thomson
Attendance:
41,484

Match Stats

Home TeamLudogoretsAway TeamReal Madrid
Possession
Home39%
Away61%
Shots
Home10
Away18
Shots on Target
Home4
Away8
Corners
Home8
Away7
Fouls
Home11
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Ludogorets Razgrad 1, Real Madrid 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Ludogorets Razgrad 1, Real Madrid 2.

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Vladislav Stoyanov.

Attempt saved. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Karim Benzema.

Hand ball by Álvaro Arbeloa (Real Madrid).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) because of an injury.

Booking

Anicet (Ludogorets Razgrad) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Anicet (Ludogorets Razgrad).

Offside, Ludogorets Razgrad. Svetoslav Dyakov tries a through ball, but Roman Bezjak is caught offside.

Offside, Ludogorets Razgrad. Virgil Misidjan tries a through ball, but Cosmin Moti is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Virgil Misidjan (Ludogorets Razgrad) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Wanderson.

Corner, Ludogorets Razgrad. Conceded by Raphael Varane.

Hand ball by Asier Illarramendi (Real Madrid).

Foul by Álvaro Arbeloa (Real Madrid).

Roman Bezjak (Ludogorets Razgrad) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Ludogorets Razgrad. Anicet replaces Fábio Espinho.

Substitution

Substitution, Ludogorets Razgrad. Virgil Misidjan replaces Mihail Aleksandrov.

Attempt missed. Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Karim Benzema.

Goal!

Goal! Ludogorets Razgrad 1, Real Madrid 2. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Marcelo with a cross.

Foul by Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid).

Alex Aleksandrov (Ludogorets Razgrad) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. James Rodríguez replaces Isco.

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Fábio Espinho.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Toni Kroos replaces Luka Modric.

Delay in match Wanderson (Ludogorets Razgrad) because of an injury.

Booking

Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid).

Wanderson (Ludogorets Razgrad) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Ludogorets Razgrad. Wanderson replaces Marcelinho because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Marcelinho (Ludogorets Razgrad) because of an injury.

Attempt blocked. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Karim Benzema with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Karim Benzema replaces Javier Hernández.

Corner, Ludogorets Razgrad. Conceded by Iker Casillas.

Attempt saved. Marcelinho (Ludogorets Razgrad) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Fábio Espinho (Ludogorets Razgrad) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Luka Modric (Real Madrid).

goal

As It Stood

A

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2Atl Madrid21013303
3Malmö FF21012203
4Olympiakos210134-13

B

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3Liverpool21012203
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C

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3B Leverkusen21013213
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D

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4Galatasaray201125-31

E

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F

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G

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3Schalke20202202
4Sporting201112-11

H

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