Mönchengladbach vs. Real Madrid: Extended Highlights | UCL on CBS Sports

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After starting Matchday 1 in a hole, Real Madrid started Matchday 2 against Monchengladbach in a 1-0 hole. In the 33’ Marcus Thuram and Monchengladback played the perfect counterattack, after winning the ball in the midfield area it was played perfectly forward to Thuram who rifled it to the top of the net, pushing Monchengladbach to the 1-0 lead.

Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid’s nightmare start to the group stage continued in the second half. In the 58’ Thuram powered in his second goal of the match when the keeper’s initial save deflected right to the feet of Thuram who could power it home to double the Monchengladbach lead. In the 87’ Real Madrid pumped life back into the match with a Karim Benzema header. Just a few minutes later in stoppage time Real Madrid found exactly what they needed, the equalizer. Real Madrid played it a perfect ball into the box and Casemiro was in the perfect place to send it home.

With their late offensive firework show Real Madrid escaped dropping their second group stage match by tying it up in the final three minutes. For the second straight match, Monchengladbach ended in a draw.

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