Real Madrid beats Galatasaray 3-0 in Champs League
MADRID -- Cristiano Ronaldo scored nine minutes in, and Karim Benzema and Gonzalo Higuain added goals to lead Real Madrid over Galatasaray 3-0 Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal.
Ronaldo put the nine-time champions ahead with when he split defenders Emmanuel Eboue and Semih Kaya, ran onto a perfectly weighted through-pass from Mesut Oezil and chipped goalkeeper Fernando Muslera with a left-footed shot from 10 yards. Ronaldo has 45 goals this season, including a Champions League-leading nine.
Benzema doubled the lead in the 29th with a right-footed shot... read more