Register Login Scores

World News

Benzema & Bale Lead Real Past Milan

Club Friendly

Result: Real Madrid 3-1 AC Milan

Date: 11 August 2018

Venue: Santiago Bernabéu

Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale were among the goals as Real Madrid defeated AC Milan 3-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday evening.

Los Blancos went ahead as early as the second minute when Dani Carvajal combined with Bale before picking out Benzema, who headed home at the far post.

Real's joy was short-lived though, as Milan leveled matters in the fourth minute through new signing Gonzalo Higuain, who is a former Los Blancos player.

Milan went close to pulling ahead after 27 minutes through Giacomo Bonaventura, who was denied by a save from Keylor Navas.

The hosts squandered a chance of their own 10 minutes later as Marcelo picked out Casemiro in the box, with the latter falling to hit the target.

Real did restore their lead on the stroke of halftime thanks a close range finish from Bale.

Bonaventura was proving to be a real threat in the opening stages of the second as he had a couple efforts at goal in the opening 10 minutes.

Midway through the second half, Milan opted for a double change as Carlos Bacca and Jose Mauri replaced Higuain and Lucas Biglia.

Los Blancos responded with a few changes of their own with 13 minutes remaining, as the likes of Vinicius Junior, Borja Mayoral, Luka Modric and Lucas Vazquez were introduced.

Modric went close to extending Real's lead in the 87th minute with an effort from distance that was palmed away by Gianluigi Donnarumma.

However, the third goal arrived in the first minutes of time added on, with Mayoral finishing from close range to wrap up the win.

Captain Pogba Leads Man Utd To Winning Start

Official: Chelsea Attacker Completes Switch To LaLiga

The Absa Premiership's New Away Kits...


Top 5

Chiefs Clear-Out Continues With 7 More…

268 Jul 27, 2021 06:38 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Retired This Year

2 Jul 27, 2021 07:25 PM in World News

Downs Part Ways With Key Figure

48 Jul 27, 2021 03:20 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

10 Players In Running For 2021 Ballon D'Or

46 Jul 21, 2021 09:25 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Pirates Begin Trimming Squad, Second Exit Imminent

31 Jul 27, 2021 03:00 PM in Orlando Pirates

Official: Chiefs Unveil New Home & Away Kits

59 Aug 01, 2021 08:34 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Amakhosi New Boy Enters Naturena Drip Fold

26 Jul 30, 2021 01:00 PM in Drip, Style & Swag

Katsande To Bounce Back In New Colours?

31 Aug 02, 2021 07:04 PM in PSL

Swallows Confirm ‘Big Fish’ Signing

21 Aug 02, 2021 05:09 PM in PSL

Chiefs Announce More Contract Business

107 Jul 27, 2021 04:16 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

19 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Former Pirates Star To Replace R17m Ahly-Bound Star?

16 Jul 27, 2021 08:00 AM in Siyagobhoza

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Pirates Player Exit Imminent...

6 Jul 26, 2021 07:58 PM in Orlando Pirates