Real Madrid Progresses to Champions League quarterfinals

Real Madrid progresses to the Champions League quarterfinals by defeating Liverpool to advance to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals.

Real Madrid Progresses to Champions League quarterfinals

On Wednesday night, Real Madrid secured their place in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League with a 1-0 win against Liverpool in the second leg of the pre-quarterfinals.

Benzema’s goal secures Real’s victory

The match-winning goal was scored in the 78th minute by French forward and Real Madrid captain Karim Benzema. Real was up 1-0 after Benzema’s goal, which had Vinicius Junior on the assist.

Liverpool’s missed opportunities

Despite several opportunities to score against Real Madrid, Liverpool failed to capitalize. Real Madrid’s goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, blocked Darwin Nunez’s shot in the seventh minute, while Liverpool’s goalkeeper, Alison Baker, blocked Vinicius Junior’s shot in the 14th minute.

Real Madrid’s missed opportunities

Eduardo Camavinga’s attempt to score in the 20th minute hit the crossbar, and Luka Modric’s attempt to score in the 22nd minute failed to connect. Real Madrid also had other chances to take the lead but lost.

The aggregate victory of Real Madrid

Real Madrid’s 1-0 victory in the return match gave them a 6-2 overall advantage over Liverpool and guaranteed them a spot in the semifinals. Real Madrid won the first leg with ease, 5-2, after trailing 2-0.

Demand for a penalty

Konstantinos Tsimikas committed a handball in the penalty area during stoppage time, prompting Real Madrid to request a penalty. The appeal was turned down because the VAR did not acknowledge it.


Real Madrid’s victory against Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League pre-quarterfinals was a significant achievement for the Spanish club. With Karim Benzema’s decisive goal and solid defense, Real Madrid secured their place in the quarterfinals with a 6-2 aggregate victory. Despite Liverpool’s missed opportunities and Real Madrid’s own missed chances, the match was competitive and exciting until the end. Real Madrid will now look forward to the quarterfinals with confidence, as they continue their quest for the UEFA Champions League title.

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