Real Madrid are looking to qualify in top spot in Group F, and Karim Benzema gave them a helping hand in their crunch clash with Borussia Dortmund.
A win for the Spanish giants would see them leapfrog their group rivals and go through as group winners, and they got the breakthrough that they craved.
After a super flowing move to break through the Dortmund lines, Dani Carvajal produced the pin-point cross to put it on a plate for his teammate as Benzema made no mistake to tap home the opening goal.
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— Orange Football Club (@Orange_FootClub) December 7, 2016
The defending champions will be desperate to secure the win and top spot to help them with a potentially favourable draw in the next round but it remains to be seen as to whether or not Thomas Tuchel’s men can mount a comeback.
With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leading their charge having scored 18 goals in 18 games in all competitions so far this season, they will be confident of their chances.
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