Real Madrid vs PSG: Mbappe, Sarabia score late goals to draw 2-2

Real Madrid vs PSG: Mbappe, Sarabia score late goals to draw 2-2

- Real Madrid vs PSG ended in a 2-2 draw in a thrilling contest played at the Santiago Bernabeu

- Karim Benzema scored twice in the match before Kylian Mbappe and Pablo Sarabia equalized

- PSG win the group as Madrid would have to settle for second place to qualify for the last 16

Real Madrid vs PSG ended 2-2 as Los Blancos dropped vital points in front of their home fans at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Karim Benzema scored a goal in each of the half game before Kylian Mbappe and Pablo Sarabia completed a late comeback.

The French side who are yet to concede a goal in this season's competition began the match stronger than their Spanish counterpart.

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But it took Los Blancos 15 minutes to break the deadlock after a swift counter attacking move which started from Eden Hazard from the midfield.

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The Belgian passed to Federicco Valverde who linked up with Dani Carvajal before getting it back to set up Isco whose shot hit the post as Benzema pounced on the rebound to put Real ahead by 1-0.

The first half ended in a controversial circumstance after the referee overturned a potential red card incident and penalty incident after consulting the VAR.

Idrissa Gueye made way for Neymar at the start of the second half but the peak of the action came in the final 11 minutes of the match.

Benzema grabbed his second after heading home a perfect-inch cross from Marcelo as Madrid went up by 2-0 in the 79th minute.

But PSG had other ideas as they rallied back two minutes later through their star man Mbappe after Raphael Varane helped Thomas Munier's cross into the path of the Frenchman to make it 2-1.

And the comeback was complete as Spanish star Sarabia scored a spectacular goal with five minutes left to play as the match ended 2-2 at the Santiago Baernabeu.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Robbie Savage made his debut for tenth-tier side Stockport Town as a substitute after retiring from professional football eight years earlier.

The 45-year-old who had 89 yellow cards during his playing career showed he had lost none of his passion for the beautiful game after clashing with an official.

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