In the first game of the series on Tuesday, CSKA Moscow and Real Madrid drew, 1-1, on the “Luzhniki”. The score was opened by Cristiano Ronaldo, in minute 28 and the halftime score was 0-1. The students of Jose Mourinho dominated the second half, the Muscovites come out slowly and with difficulty from their own half, but for CSKA has equalized Wernbloom in the last minute following a corner.
In the other meeting, Napoli beat the English giant Chelsea with 3-1 thanks to the “double” of Ezequiel Lavezzi (’38, ’68) and Edinson Cavani’s goal (’45+2). For Chelsea Juan Mata opened the score in (’27). At 0-0, the hosts had three great opportunities to score, but Petr Cech has blocked every time the shots came from Lavezzi, Cavani and Maggio.
After Inler’s mistake, which has lost Mata on the road of goal, Napoli managed to equalize in just over 10 minutes when Cavani passed fo Lavezzi at about 25 feet of Cech’s goal and kick the ball on sideways with effect on the long corner and the goalkeeper guests had to recognize defeat. Cavani has scored with his shoulder, signing a late goal, become like the house specialty and brought the “Azzurri” to benefit on the cabins.
Chelsea stormed into the Italian half of the field, but Napoli has “filling” the holes in the defense and De Sanctis has closed the gate, who has defended what he could, in the few times when its defenders were overwhelmed. Walter Mazzarri’s boys have scored, after a lightning counterattack in the 68th minute. Escaped of the offside, Cavani has run with the ball at his feet and passed for Lavezzi, who scored with a shot from 14 meters, taking advantage of Petr Cech.