Real Madrid earned a late 1-1 draw against Shakhtar Donetsk as Antonio Rudiger was left in the pool of blood following his equalising goal against the Ukrainian team in the Champions League.
Real Madrid enjoyed lots of possession by the attack but lacked the cutting edge to put the ball at the back of the net, with the midfield not linking with the attack after 24 minutes played.
Shakhtar Donetsk created few decent chances but also lack the final touch to beat Real Madrid’s defence.
The first half ended goalless with both teams unable to find the back of the net after the first 45 minutes of the clash.
Real Madrid conceded the first goal following a great linked play from Shakhtar Donetsk to break the deadlock in the 46th minute of the clash.
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti made a tactical change that saw Luka Modric and Vinicius were thrown in for Aurelien Tchoameni and Eden Hazard respectively in the 56th minute.
Shakhtar Donetsk had an opportunity to make it 2-0 following a defensive error from Real Madrid that allowed a one-on-one situation with Lunin but the Shakhtar Donetsk attacker played the ball over the crossbar.
Real Madrid earned a draw as they head into the El-Clasico week.