This day in history of Ronaldo
Real Madrid CF keep marching on. In the UEFA Champions League they gained their third straight victory, this time defeating FK Partizan. Thanks to this victory Real closed half way of the first phase of the competition with full marks in Group F. This result combined with Porto's success in Marseille rose the merengues almost to the second round, when three matches are still to be played. Ronaldo gained his ninth victory in eleven games disputed this year with the merengues. The Brazilian and Real Madrid CF keep marching on unrestrainably in order to get closed to their several goals: Champions League, Primera División and Copa del Rey. The Spanish Super Cup is already their showcase.
Ronnie against Partizan
In the 15th minute upon receiving a pass by Zinedine Zidane, Ronnie made an assist to Luis Figo, who shot just wide. In the 29th minute Ronnie made his first shot on goal, but goalkeeper Pantic could save his goal, hidding into a corner kick. In the 64th minute he received a deep pass, waited for David Beckham, but the shot by the British star was saved by the Serbian goalkeeper. In the 71st minute in the heart of the box, he shot low, but the ball finished just skimmed the post. In the 78th minute the Brazilian star was substituted by Javier Portillo.
Three points against Partizan
After a match not particularly brilliant, Real Madrid defeated FK Partizan 1-0, securing his third straight victory in the Champions League. The winning hit was scored in the 37th minute. On a corner kick Luis Figo made a header, and the ball was definitely pushed into the goal by Raúl González, when the ball was about to cross the line. Now Coach Queiroz’s team will have two away match, visiting Partizan first (November 4) and Olympique Marseille later (November 26), before coming back to Santiago Bernabeu to face Porto on December 9. Rising to 9 points, Real Madrid CF is almost qualified for the second phase.