The French Karim Benzema as boss, Toni Kroos omnipresent in the midfield, the Sheriff donated to the Europa League: find our Tops / Flops after Sheriff Tiraspol-Real Madrid (0-3)
Karim Benzema: efficient scorer
Despite the advantage of his team’s two goals, Karim Benzema, the Real Madrid striker was not deprived of scoring a new goal in the Champions League. Served by Ferland Mendy, the international tricolor has shown experience to deceive Athanasiadis on his right. Apart from his goal, Karim Benzema once again showed all his desire and his impact on the attacking streaks of his team. The captain of Real Madrid will have delivered an “almost” perfect score.
Toni Kroos, Ancelotti’s precious midfielder
Since the arrival of Carlo Ancelotti, the German Toni Kroos seems to have regained all his splendor. Both able to defend and attack, the Madrid midfielder will have hurt his opponents in the midfield. His goal just before halftime with a superb right foot strike into the right window of the Moldovan goalkeeper testifies to his good performance. His quality of passing and his serenity allowed his team to never doubt.
Vinicius Junior muet
The young Brazilian wanted to take the game on his own against the Moldovans but it was unsuccessful. Real Madrid striker Vinicius Junior failed to make a difference in this match. Blame it on technical waste and bad choices in the offensive phases. A day without for the young player of 21 years who will want to make up for it during the next exit of his team in the league against Sevilla.
Sheriff Tiraspol descends from his cloud
The dream of the round of 16 ended tonight at home against Real Madrid. The first ten minutes of the meeting were nevertheless to the advantage of the Moldovans but the Madrid experience made the difference. After the historic success on the lawn of the Santiago Bernabeu, Sheriff Tiraspol did not exist in this part. The only consolation prize, qualification for the Europa League following the defeat of Shakhtar Donetsk on the lawn of Inter Milan.