Real Madrid failed to come back in the 3-2 defeat against Shakhtar Donetsk in their Champions League opener at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Zinedine Zidane’s men were stunned with a 3-0 lead in the first half with Tete scoring the opening goal in the 29th minute and an own goal from Raphael Varane doubled the visitors led in the 33rd minute, Solomon Manor ensured the Ukrainian team scored the third goal to make the task difficult for Real Madrid.

Luka Modric scored the opening goal for Real Madrid and Vinicius who came in as a sub for misfiring Luka Jovic scored in the same minute he was thrown in for the Serbian attacker to make it 3-2 in the 59th minute.

Fede Valverde last-minute effort was ruled offside with the ball have a slight touch on Vinicius who was in the offside position.

Real Madrid was unable to secure a draw as their last-minute effort was ruled out.

other results in the group ended in a 2-2 draw between Salzburg and Lokomotiv Moscow.

Up next for Los Blancos is the clash against Barcelona at the Camp Nou on Saturday in the La Liga.

 

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