When Lionel Messi notched that last minute goal in the El Clásico, many eager fans flocked to the internet to proclaim Messi the best ever. Of course, this was an evidence – a comeback if you will – of Messi’s superiority over his
The French hosts started brightly, with Kylian Mbappe heading at Gianluigi Buffon before forcing another low save. But Higuain ruthlessly finished two fine Dani Alves assists, sweeping the Brazilian’s back heel in on 29 minutes.
Real were utterly dominant throughout against their city rivals at the Bernabeu and led after 10 minutes when Ronaldo headed home Casemiro’s cross.
WINNERS Monaco With an average age of just 25.4, Monaco have one of the youngest squads in Europe. They have reached the semi-finals of the Champions league for the first time in 13 years. They play with an expansive, in-your-face attractive football. They have one of Europe’s brightest prospects in Kylian Mbappé. They are scoring
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