Real Madrid booked their place in the round of 16 of the Champions League with a 2-0 win over AS Roma. After this win, Real Madrid almost secured the qualification to the next round with 12 points in 5 matches so far. AS Roma also went to the next round with 9 points in 5 matches as CSKA Moscow were beaten by Viktoria Plzen on the same day.
In the first half, the Los Blancos were not able to break the deadlock. Luka Modric was shown an yellow card with a bad foul. Stephan El Shaarawy was injured and Justin Kluivert was brought in place of him at the 22nd minute of the match. Nicolo Zanilo was also shown an yellow card in the first half with a bad foul.
However, a good spell of first 15 minutes in the second half of the match helped Real Madrid to seal a win against AS Roma at the Bernabeu. Gareth Bale scored the first goal of the match at the 47th minute of the match. Lucas Vazquez doubled the lead for the Los Blancos with a goal at the 59th minute of the match. The ball was provided by Karim Benzema at the time of the Goal. Cengiz Under missed a golden opportunity for AS Roma to pull one goal back in the injury time of the match. The match ended with a scoreline of 2-0 in favour of the Los Blancos.