Real Madrid 1-2 Shakhtar Donetsk: player ratings as Rodrygo and Vinicius Jr secured all three points for Madrid.
Carlo Ancelotti’s men did extremely well against Shakhtar Donetsk last night and they successfully earned the three points in their third UCL game of the season. Here’s the player ratings.
Lunin: 6. The Ukrainian goalie didn’t face many challenges. In the second half, when attempting to grab a cross, he gave up a goal and appeared unsteady. In his time at Real Madrid, he has failed to record a clean sheet.
6.5 for Dani Carvajal. The right-back had a somewhat quiet game, but he still put in a lot of effort and battle.
Eder Militao: 7. Fede Valverde received a few fantastic over-the-top passes, as well as two crucial defensive stops on Mykhaylo Mudryk.
6.5 for David Alaba. Even though the Austrian made four crucial passes, Oleksandr Zubkov was given too much space in the box on Shakhtar’s goal because to the Austrian’s poor marking.
7.5 Ferland Mendy: He was press-resistant the entire game and produced a huge last-second defensive play against Mudryk in the second half.
8.5 for Fede Valverde. Despite the fact that he was involved in Real Madrid’s build-up and attack throughout the entire game, he was held without a goal, but he did have a game-high seven important passes. He was everywhere and controlled the right side of the field.
7.5 for Aurelien Tchouameni. had a game-high passing accuracy of 98.5%, played well vertical passes throughout the game, and didn’t have much to do defensively in transition.
8.5 for Toni Kroos. As a deep-lying playmaker, the German was in excellent shape. Kroos completed 98% of his 99 passes, had five critical passes, and had a game-high 110 touches.
Rodrygo: 9. the top athlete playing there. Assisted in one goal and scored one. His function as a link-up central player with free rein was excellent.
Benzema, 8. Although he didn’t score, his exquisite passing in the box should have resulted in at least one assist, which would have tied him with Andres Iniesta for the most assists in Champions League history. Having six crucial passes, the Frenchman. He still hasn’t scored, though.
Vinicius Jr 8.5: Vini showed off some fantastic dribbling and dazzled the Bernabeu. scored the second goal for Real Madrid. With nine (!) shoots, he should have been more effective, but the Brazilian has been on fire this season and may be excused. was excellent in a number of the assaulting passages.