UCL 2019 Club Brugge vs Real Madrid Highlights – Real Madrid ended their UCL campaign with a shabby win. Last night’s game in Bruges was a difficult match for Real Madrid against a team that was desperate to get some victories to keep their season alive and fans happy.
Brugge is also a team that is not shy of making reckless and hard tackles. Just like the reverse fixture at Bernabeu, Emmanuel Denis and Percy Tau worked well upfront to give Real Madrid’s backline problems. Dennis, in particular, was a handful to deal with, as he made dangerous runs on the wing coming past Odriozola and getting Brugge into good attacking positions.
UCL 2019 Club Brugge vs Real Madrid Highlights
The first half was quite uneventful, with Brugge looking like the team with more intent, although there were some odd dribbling sequences from Isco that were entertaining to see. It was the second half when the entertainment started with Brazilian forward Rodrygo breaking the deadlock with a fantastic goal. Within two minutes, Real Madrid conceded a goal as the defense lost the ball and Hans Vanaken brought the score to level by a beautiful curler.
Nine minutes later, Vinicius Junior, nicknamed Vinny, easily finished the ball in the net after a nice interplay between Jovic and Rodrygo. The Former Ballon Dor winner Luka Modric put his name in the score list late in the game as he scored in the 91st minute from outside the box.
UCL 2019 Club Brugge vs Real Madrid Highlights – Zinedine Zidane had made 8 changes for the away game and gave time to most of the reserves except for Casemiro and Raphael Varane. It was a fantastic idea to play his reserves as they improved during the 90 minutes which helps in making the Real Madrid squad increase in depth.
UCL 2019 Club Brugge vs Real Madrid Highlights – It was the night for the Brazilian Galacticos and Rodrygo kept his streak of scoring in every UCL game. Having qualified the group stage with the first position, Real Madrid can face anyone of Juventus, Liverpool, Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig or Manchester City. Mathematically, given all the rules of the draw, the most likely opponents for Real Madrid are Liverpool or Manchester City while RB Leipzig being the least likely.