Match Report Legia 3 – Real Madrid 3: Big blow in Poland

Match Report Legia 3 – Real Madrid 3: Big blow in Poland


It was a strange game in Poland, both for the atmosphere and the result. Real Madrid couldn’t beat (3-3) the Polish champions despite taking advantage in the first minute of the game. Los Blancos played very relaxed with a very offensive team and they paid the consequences. Now, the first place of the group is even more complicated because Borussia Dortmund beat Sporting Portugal and the Germans are two points ahead.

Zidane decided to put Morata in the line up, but he didn’t replace Benzema. The French manager chose to play with four attackers, with Morata, Benzema, Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo. It was part of the problem during the game, with the midfield lost, only with Kovacic and Toni Kroos.

The game started really well though. Gareth Bale scored a beautiful goal in the first minute. It was the fastest goal for Real Madrid in their history in the Champions League. It looks even easier when Benzema scored the second in the 35’ minute. However, Legia Warsaw reduced the gap in the 40’ with a great goal from outside the box from Odjidja.

The worse was still to come in the second half. Real Madrid couldn’t get another goal despite the chances -Cristiano Ronaldo played a really poor game again- and Legia equalized with another goal from outside the box from Radovic. There was a lot of time to take the lead again, but the team didn’t react and the Polish champion even scored the third goal in the 83’ with Moulin. It was unbelievable. From 0-2, Legia overcome and were winning 3-2. Luckily, Kovacic finally scored the draw 3-3. There was even time to win, but Lucas Vázquez hit the bar in the 93’.

The atmosphere was really strange and the game was even more odd. After leading 0-2, no one can expect to get a draw against the 8th in the table of the Polish league. Real Madrid and Zinedine Zidane need to learn about this game. At least, winning the last two matches, Real Madrid will be the top of the table.