Defending champions Real Madrid beat opponents Napoli 3:1 in the first leg of the 2017 UEFA Champions League round of 16 on Feb. 15.
Not to be thrown off their game by forward Lorenzo Insigne’s opener in the first eight minutes, Real responded by French striker Karim Benzema equalizing with a career 51st goal in the Champions League, putting him in front of his compatriot Thierry Henry’s record of 50. In the second half, Toni Kroos and Casemiro scored for Real Madrid, putting the game in the bag.
With the first leg under their belt, Real Madrid will be going to Napoli on Mar. 7, giving them a chance to get into the quarter-finals for the seventh year in a row.
Source article: http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/lang/print/2017/02/23/2003665502
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