Real Madrid get off the mark in Champions League through Kroos goal


  • Football
  • Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019

Soccer Football - Champions League - Group A - Galatasaray v Real Madrid - Turk Telekom Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey - October 22, 2019 Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos and Thibaut Courtois after the match REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A goal from German midfielder Toni Kroos gave Real Madrid their first win of this season's Champions League with a 1-0 victory at Galatasaray on Tuesday.

Eden Hazard cut the ball back to Kroos in the 18th minute, whose side-footed effort found its way into the roof of the net via a deflection. The win means Madrid climb up to second in Group A, but behind leaders Paris St Germain by five points.

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