Real Madrid talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo was thrilled as his side defeated French club Paris Saint-German, PSG, with two late goals to snatch a 3-1 lead from the first leg.
Ronaldo opened the night for the Spanish club, Real Madrid, with a penalty that made him clock 100-Champions League goals as a Real Madrid player, and also leveling the scoreline to cancel out Adrien Rabiot’s opener for PSG.
The World best player struck again in the 83rd minute before Marcelo added another goal to give the current champions atw0-goal advantage into the return leg on March-6.
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“It was a very important victory. We started the match well but then conceded the goal. But this is the Champions League and Real Madrid know from experience that games last 90 minutes and here at home we wanted a good result,” the Portuguese superstar told UEFA.com after picking up his man of the match award for scoring a brace.
“We knew Paris was a very dangerous side, especially up front with the three strikers they have, but we knew we had to press them,” he added.
“I think we sat back a bit more in the second half, but we played better, had more chances and scored two more goals.
“Today things worked out for me — I scored twice and helped the team to win, but we know the tie is not finished yet. We need to win there too.”