Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Video: Ronaldo scores free-kick against Chelsea – Guinness International Champions Cup final

MIAMI, FL (Sporting Alert) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brilliant free-kick to give Real Madrid a 2-1 lead at half-time in the Guinness International Champions Cup final against Chelsea at Sun Life Stadium here in Miami.

Watch Video: Ronaldo scores free-kick against Chelsea

Real Madrid took the lead in the 13th minute when full-back Marcelo broke into the box to pick up a Luka Modric through pass before firing past Petr Cech in the Chelsea goal.

However, the English Premier League side responded three-minute later when midfielder Ramires neatly chipped Iker Casillas for the equalizer.

Ronaldo then gave the Spanish La Liga side the lead once again with a brilliant free-kick that moved and gave Cech no chance in the 31st minute.

Both managers, Jose Mourinho of Chelsea and Carlo Ancelotti of Real Madrid named strong starting line-ups for tonight’s final.

Chelsea team: Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry (c), Cole,Ramires, Van Ginkel, Lampard, Oscar, Hazard, Lukaku

Real Madrid team: Casillas (c); Arbeloa, Laveran, Ramos, Marcelo; Khedira, Modric, Alarcon; Ronaldo, Benzema. Ozil.

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