Christiano Ronaldo celebrates with teammates Sergio Ramos and Zinedine Zidane
Christiano Ronaldo hit his 89th goal while Jesse added the another goal in the second half leading Real Madrid to a 2-0 win against Roma in the first leg of their round of 16 Champions League match up on Wednesday at the Stadia Olympico.
Ronaldo took off sprinting after receiving a nice pass from Marcelo ,he then blasted a shot that curved inside the far post after taking a slight deflection. Roma keeper Wojciech Szczesny never had a chance.
It was the Portuguese forward’s 12th goal in seven Champions League games this term.
The goal gave Real a 1-0 lead in the 57th minute and Jese went on to add a tally in the 86th minute to give Los Blancos what looks to be an insurmountable 2-0 margin heading into the second leg.
It was Ronaldo’s 12th Champions League goal season and the first time he has scored in an away match in any competition since November 29.