LIGA - Real Madrid thrashes Shakhtar Donetsk, Vinicius stars in match

20.10.2021 00:30 of D.B. TransferMarketWeb   see readings
LIGA - Real Madrid thrashes Shakhtar Donetsk, Vinicius stars in match
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In the Champions League on Tuesday, Real Madrid beat Shakhtar Donetsk 5-0.

Serhiy Kryvtsov's own goal in the first half set Real on their way, and Vinicius Junior added two more goals before setting up Rodrygo for the fourth.

In a game played in Kiev, Benzema added the sixth goal in injury time.

It was a much-needed victory for Real, the 13-time European champions, after they were humiliated at home by Moldovan underdogs Sheriff Tiraspol in their previous meeting.

On the eve of his trial in France for involvement in blackmail, Karim Benzema scored.

In a case known as the "sextape controversy," the French international striker stands on trial in France on Wednesday with four other men accused of involvement in the attempted blackmail of his former international teammate Mathieu Valbuena.

It's unclear whether Benzema will be there when the trial begins.