The never give up spirit of Real Madrid played an important role in their win over Sporting Lisbon, as the defending champions got a late goal through Cristiano Ronaldo’s free kick to start their champions league opener with respect.
The visiting team took the lead in 47th minutes of play at Bernebeu, putting Zinedine Zidane’s men into pressure, as home fans found it difficult to believe that Madrid could be defeated in such manner.
However, magical Cristiano Ronaldo came to the rescue in the 89th minutes, through a free-kick that gave them an equalizer and sparked up life into the
Bernebeu stadium that seemed like a grave yard since the visitors took the lead.
Within a few seconds of the equalizer, the visiting side got demoralized and Zinedine Zidane’s men found their feet and launched serious attack against their visitors.
The attack paid-off as Zidane’s men got an injury time goal through Morata, sealing victory for Madrid and ensuring that the defending champions had a win in their opener.