Paris: Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo created a new goals record in the Champions League when he scored one during his team’s narrow 3-2 win against Borussia Dortmund at home.
The Portuguese superstar scored his ninth goal in the competition this season. In doing so, he became the first player to score in all six Champions League group-stage matches in a season while also equalling his Barcelona rival Lionel Messi’s record of 60 group-stage goals in total.
Real Madrid were already through before beating Dortmund in a Bernabeu thriller in Group H. Borja Mayoral put the holders in front and Ronaldo’s stunning, record-setting strike came after just 12 minutes.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a brace to haul Dortmund level, but Lucas Vazquez won it for the hosts as the Germans dropped into the Europa League.
“The Champions League is a competition that I love to play and score in, as you can see,” Ronaldo told UEFA.com. “However, my job is yet to be over… I need to continue scoring for the team.”
In spite of winning the game, Real Madrid finished second in Group H with EPL side Tottenham Hotspurs winning 3-0 at home to APOEL, with Fernando Llorente, Son Heung-min and Georges-Kevin N’Koudou scoring at the Wembley in London.
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