Match statistics

Real MadridMan. City

Goals scored3
 
2
on target17
 
5
off target13
 
3
Corners7
 
3
Offsides0
3
Fouls committed9
 
10
Yellow cards0
3
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)56
 
44

Standings

Last updated: 21/10/2012 18:22 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    A remarkable second half in which Madrid came from behind twice to take the three points. Joe Hart excelled in the City goal, and efforts from Edin Džeko and Aleksandar Kolarov seemed to have won it. Madrid pegged them back through Marcelo and Karim Benzema before Cristiano Ronaldo won it in the 90th minute.
  • 90+2
    Kompany (Man. City) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ronaldo (Real Madrid).
  • Goal
    90
    Ronaldo (Real Madrid) scores!
    On 85 minutes City thought they had won it, but Karim Benzema levelled, and now the Portuguese forward finally beats Joe Hart with a low, right-footed effort from the right to give Madrid the lead.
  • 90
    Hart (Man. City) makes a save.
  • 90
    Benzema (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    89
    Džeko (Man. City) is booked.
  • 89
    Džeko (Man. City) fouls.
  • 89
    Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Y. Touré (Man. City).
  • 88
    Hart (Man. City) makes a save.
    The City keeper denies Madrid again. A brilliant save as Cristiano Ronaldo shoots again.
  • 88
    Ronaldo (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • Goal
    87
    Benzema (Real Madrid) scores!
    City thought they had won it, but the Frenchman turns smartly on the edge of the area, before driving low to the left of Joe Hart to equalise.
  • Goal
    85
    Kolarov (Man. City) scores!
    The Serbian takes the free-kick from the right. An inswinging effort is aimed at his team-mates in the centre, but evades everyone and curls inside Iker Casillas's far post.
  • 85
    Benzema (Real Madrid) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Zabaleta (Man. City).
  • 84
    Tévez (Man. City) delivers the corner.
  • 83
    Tévez (Man. City) delivers the corner.
  • 82
    Hart (Man. City) makes a save.
    Another effort from distance, this time from substitute Luka Modrić, is collected. Hart has had an excellent evening, and was unlucky to concede.
  • 82
    Modrić (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • 81
    Varane (Real Madrid) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Džeko (Man. City).
  • 80
    Hart (Man. City) makes a save.
  • 80
    Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • 80
    Hart (Man. City) makes a save.
    Joe Hart does brilliantly to deny Madrid twice in quick succession, first parrying Karim Benzema's effort from a tight angle, before collecting a Xabi Alonso drive.
  • 80
    Benzema (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • 80
    Di María (Real Madrid) delivers the corner.
  • Goal
    76
    Marcelo (Real Madrid) scores!
    The equaliser comes through the left-back. He went close with two efforts earlier, but this time cuts on to his right foot and his curling effort deflects off Javi García and past a helpless Joe Hart.
  • 75
    Y. Touré (Man. City) misses the target.
    It should have been two for City, as the midfielder breaks into the right side of the box but drills low and wide.
  • Substitution
    74
    Zabaleta (in) - Maicon (out) (Man. City)
  • Substitution
    73
    Benzema (in) - Higuaín (out) (Real Madrid)
    The Frenchman has yet to score this season for Madrid. He has 17 minutes to break his duck this evening.
  • Substitution
    73
    Modrić (in) - Khedira (out) (Real Madrid)
  • 72
    Casillas (Real Madrid) makes a save.
    The goal has given City extra life and the substitute gets forward on the left, his low drive well blocked by the Spanish international keeper.
  • 72
    Kolarov (Man. City) has an effort on goal.
  • 71
    Varane (Real Madrid) misses the target.
    Xabi Alonso whips a free-kick in from the left, and Aleksandar Kolarov's header slips just over his own bar, before the corner is turned just too high by the Madrid defender.
  • 71
    Di María (Real Madrid) delivers the corner.
  • Yellow Card
    70
    Kompany (Man. City) is booked.
  • 70
    Kompany (Man. City) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ronaldo (Real Madrid).
  • Goal
    68
    Džeko (Man. City) scores!
    After soaking up pressure all night City hit on the break. Another surging Yaya Touré run through the centre sets it up, and the Ivorian plays in the substitute who keeps his cool to slide past Iker Casillas.
  • 68
    Clichy (Man. City) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Marcelo (Real Madrid).
  • 66
    Marcelo (Real Madrid) misses the target.
    He went close with a rocket of a shot minutes ago, and the left-back does it again. Joe Hart was stretching as the left-footed drive whistled just over the bar from the edge of the area.
  • 65
    Kompany (Man. City) makes a save.
  • 65
    Ronaldo (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    65
    Özil (in) - Essien (out) (Real Madrid)
  • 64
    Džeko (Man. City) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 63
    Tévez (Man. City) misses the target.
    A rare effort at goal from the visitors, but the forward blasts over from 20 metres after a cross is cleared to the edge of the area.
  • Substitution
    63
    Džeko (in) - Silva (out) (Man. City)
  • 62
    Varane (Real Madrid) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Silva (Man. City).
  • 60
    Marcelo (Real Madrid) misses the target.
    The pressure is building now on the City goal and the left-back almost breaks the deadlock, smashing an arrow of a shot towards the top right corner, but it goes a fraction wide. Joe Hart was helpless there.
  • 60
    Di María (Real Madrid) delivers the corner.
  • 57
    Di María (Real Madrid) misses the target.
  • 55
    Essien (Real Madrid) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Y. Touré (Man. City).
  • 54
    Javi García (Man. City) misses the target.
    The corner from the right is met by the new City signing, but he is unable to get over the header, which is sent over the bar.
  • 54
    Silva (Man. City) delivers the corner.
  • 54
    Y. Touré (Man. City) has an effort on goal.
  • 54
    Pepe (Real Madrid) makes a save.
    Yaya Touré is impressing in the centre of midfield for the visitors and he bursts forward again, unleashing a rocket of a shot which the Brazilian defender does well to block.
  • Yellow Card
    52
    Javi García (Man. City) is booked.
  • 52
    Javi García (Man. City) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Khedira (Real Madrid).
  • 50
    Maicon (Man. City) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Marcelo (Real Madrid).
  • 47
    Di María (Real Madrid) delivers the corner.
  • 47
    Di María (Real Madrid) misses the target.
    Madrid pick up from where they left off in the first period. The winger cutting on to his left foot, but his powerful effort is deflected over by an outstretched City leg.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    City kick us off in the second period. No changes from either manager at the interval.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Paul Bryan (@UEFAcomPaulB), Santiago Bernabéu: Madrid have had the majority of possession and some fine chances in this Group D opener, made all the more enthralling by City’s occasional menace on the break. Fans, home and away, will appreciate another 45 minutes of this.
  • 45+1
    Di María (Real Madrid) misses the target.
    A 16th effort from Madrid in this first period is sent wide by the winger who shoots low from 20 metres.
  • 45
    Kolarov (Man. City) is flagged for offside.
  • 45
    Pepe (Real Madrid) is penalised for a foul on Tévez (Man. City).
  • 43
    Clichy (Man. City) is penalised for a foul on Higuaín (Real Madrid).
  • 42
    Khedira (Real Madrid) is penalised for a foul on Barry (Man. City).
  • 42
    Di María (Real Madrid) misses the target.
    A curling effort from outside the area drifts just wide of Joe Hart's goal. The Argentinian drifted in from the right, and his left-footed effort looped the wrong side of the post.
  • 41
    Ronaldo (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • 41
    Kompany (Man. City) makes a save.
    Cristiano Ronaldo tries another effort, cutting in from the left, but the big Belgian defender gets his body in the way to save Joe Hart any trouble.
  • 40
    Higuaín (Real Madrid) misses the target.
    A great chance for the Argentinian, as he latches on to a lofted ball into the area from Ángel Di María, but the volley is over the bar.
  • 39
    Barry (Man. City) is penalised for a foul on Di María (Real Madrid).
  • 38
    Silva (Man. City) has an effort on goal.
  • 38
    Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid) makes a save.
    City break at pace, and for the first time Madrid look stretched. Yaya Touré's pace allows him to burst through the centre and play in David Silva on the right, but the Madrid midfielder does excellently to block.
  • 37
    Essien (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • 37
    Javi García (Man. City) makes a save.
  • Substitution
    37
    Kolarov (in) - Nasri (out) (Man. City)
    It appears that a pulled hamstring has ended the Frenchman's night early, replaced by the Serbian, who scored the club's first goal of last year's campaign, against Napoli.
  • 32
    Marcelo (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • 32
    Hart (Man. City) makes a save.
    The shots are raining in on the Manchester City goal at the moment, though the visitors are restricting Real to efforts from distance. This time Marcelo shoots low from the left, but it is not a test for Hart.
  • 30
    Barry (Man. City) is penalised for a foul on Arbeloa (Real Madrid).
  • 29
    Essien (Real Madrid) misses the target.
  • 27
    Ronaldo (Real Madrid) misses the target.
    Yet another effort from distance from the forward. Cutting in from the left, on to his right foot, another shot is sent low and wide of the near post.
  • 26
    Tévez (Man. City) is flagged for offside.
  • 22
    Maicon (Man. City) is penalised for a foul on Ronaldo (Real Madrid).
    The Brazilian is tricked into fouling the winger wide on the left. An excellent position to swing the ball into the box.
  • 21
    (Man. City) makes a save.
  • 21
    Khedira (Real Madrid) misses the target.
    So close for Madrid. Joe Hart stays big to block from Gonzalo Higuaín when clean through, before Cristiano Ronaldo volleys the loose ball back into the area only for the German midfielder to poke the ball over from 5 metres.
  • 21
    Ronaldo (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • 20
    Higuaín (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • 20
    Hart (Man. City) makes a save.
  • 18
    Arbeloa (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • 18
    Hart (Man. City) makes a save.
    Álvaro Arbeloa gets forward from right-back, cutting inside Gaël Clichy and shooting low, but Hart collects comfortably. Arbeloa actually scored an own goal to give City a 1-1 draw at Liverpool in February 2009.
  • 17
    Ronaldo (Real Madrid) is penalised for a foul on Nastasić (Man. City).
  • 17
    Di María (Real Madrid) takes the corner.
  • 12
    Ronaldo (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • 12
    Hart (Man. City) makes a save.
    Just 12 minutes in and Cristiano Ronaldo has his fourth effort at goal, but for a second time in succession is denied by the England international, who responds sharply to his left.
  • 10
    Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid) is penalised for a foul on Silva (Man. City).
  • 9
    Di María (Real Madrid) delivers the corner.
  • 9
    Di María (Real Madrid) delivers the corner.
  • 8
    Hart (Man. City) makes a save.
    Gonzalo Higuaín's delightfully weighted ball sends Cristiano Ronaldo forward free, and the Portuguese international cuts inside Vincent Kompany and shoots towards Joe Hart's bottom corner, but the keeper saves excellently.
  • 8
    Ronaldo (Real Madrid) has an effort on goal.
  • 3
    Ronaldo (Real Madrid) misses the target.
    The forward has four goals already this season, and sends a second effort just wide. Joe Hart will have to be on his toes this evening if Ronaldo is in this mood.
  • 2
    Ronaldo (Real Madrid) misses the target.
    The Portuguese forward has 38 Champions League goals to his name, but cannot add to the total with the first effort of the night, shooting low and wide from 25 metres.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Damir Skomina's whistle kicks things off in Madrid. It is the match of the evening, as the champions of Spain and England go head-to-head.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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