Real Madrid showed their dominance in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday evening when they beat Inter Milan 2-0 to finish top of the group.
The Los Blancos had sealed a knockout stage place before the game but Carlo Ancelotti’s side continued to seek perfection and the top spot with a Toni Kroos spectacular opener in the first half.
Inter Milan were reduced to ten men in the second half when Nicolo Barella was sent off, Marco Asensio then scored the second goal of the game in the 79th minute.
Meanwhile, it was all drama as Atletico Madrid beat Porto 3-1 to secure a knockout stage spot at the Estadio De Dragao in Portugal.
The first half had ended goalles with Atletico Madrid losing Luis Suarez to injury early in the first half. However, Antoine Griezmann in the 56th minute scored the opener before a series of drama saw both sides having a player sent off each.
Yannick Carrasco was the first to be sent off before Wendell was shown a straight red card. Three more goals followed in the 90th minute as Angel Correa and Rodrigo De Paul, while Sergio Oliveira scored the consolation goal for Porto.
Subsequently, Atletico Madrid have qualified for the next round of the competition while Porto drops to the Europa League.
On Wednesday, Barcelona will face a huge task of beating Bayern Munich to move into the next round, a draw will be enough for Barcelona only of Benfica fails to win against Dynamo Kiev.
In other fixtures meant for Wednesday, Villarreal must avoid a defeat in Italy against Atalanta to be assured of a knockout spot. The Yellow Submarines are second behind Manchester United but just a point above Atalanta.
Meanwhile, Sevilla must also churn out a win in Austria against RB Salzburg to be able to move into the knockout phase. Sevilla are just a point behind their second placed hosts going into the final group game fixture.
Written by: Daniel Ademiju Idowu