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Cristiano Ronaldo rescues Real Madrid, PSG romps
September 18th, 2012 6:15PM

TAGS:  uefa champions league


[UCL REWIND] Real Madrid twice came back from a goal down in the last quarter of an hour and then beat Manchester City, 3-2, on Cristiano Ronaldo's knuckle ball that eluded goalkeeper Joe Hart. Big-spending Paris St. Germain pounded Dynamo Kiev, 4-1, with three goals in the first 32 minutes. Arsenal, Schalke 04 and Porto all won on the road. AC Milan's troubles continued as it could only manage 0-0 tie at home to Sacha Kljestan's Anderlecht. Jermaine Jones was a winner as Schalke 04 won, 2-1, at Olympiakos. For video highlights of all eight games ...

Sacha Kljestan (90 minutes), Anderlecht, 0-0 at AC Milan.
Jermaine Jones (89 minutes), Schalke 04, 2-1 at Olympiakos
Oguchi Onyewu (did not dress), Malaga, 3-0, vs. Zenit St. Petersburg

Group A
Paris SG 4 Dynamo Kiev 1.
Goals: Ibrahimovic 19 pen., Thiago Silva 29, Alex 32, Pastore 90+1: Miguel Veloso 87.

Dinamo Zagreb 0 Porto 2.
Goals: Gonzalez 41, Defour 90+2.

Group B
Montpellier 1 Arsenal 2.
Goals: Belhanda 9 pen.; Podolski 16, Gervinho 18.

Olympiakos 1 Schalke 04 2.
Goals: Abdoun 58; Hoewedes 41, Huntelaar 59.

Group C
Malaga 3 Zenit St. Petersburg 0.
Goals: Isco 3, 76, Saviola 13.

AC Milan 0 Anderlecht 0.

Group D
Borussia Dortmund 1 Ajax 0.
Goal: Lewandowski 87.

Real Madrid 3 Man. City 2.
Goals: Marcelo 76, Benzema 87, Cristiano Ronaldo 90; Dzeko 68, Kolarov 85.

1 comment
  1. Allan Lindh
    commented on: September 19, 2012 at 1:35 p.m.
    Actually Ronaldo's winning goal was not a knuckle-ball, that was a mis-statement by the commentators. It had ferocious top-spin, which seemed to contribute to it's dip, which is what beat Joe Hart.

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