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Marquee matchup of Real Madrid vs Manchester City at Bernabéu of the first night of 2012 Champions League season ended up in remarkable second half in which Manchester City...
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Real Madrid 3-2 Manchester City Cristiano Ronaldo Postgame Interview

The home supporters were left stunned when Aleksandar Kolarov's free-kick drifted untouched into the bottom corner of Iker Casillas' goal but Karim Benzema again pulled Madrid back with a sublime turn and finish. And Ronaldo ensured that Jose Mourinho's team put their early season woes behind them with a dipping shot that flew past both Vincent Kompany and Joe Hart. Both Mourinho and Roberto Mancini and sprung selection surprises, although the latter made the more drastic changes following his team's poor start to their league campaign. World champion Sergio Ramos was dropped from the Madrid defence, with 19-year-old Raphael Varane stepping in, while City handed a debut to the similarly inexperienced Matija Nastasic, with Joleon Lescott restricted to a place among the substitutes. Mourinho has been unhappy with Mesut Ozil's start to the season but opted to replace the German with loan signing Michael Essien, of Chelsea, and not marquee purchase Luka Modric. Javi Garcia scored on his debut on Saturday and played again in midfield for the visitors. With neither Ozil nor Modric in the starting line-up, Ronaldo roamed into the space left vacant in the centre of the pitch and immediately looked the game's most threatening player. Hart was tested for the first time when the Portuguese raced on to Higuain's pass before fooling Kompany with a series of tricks and the England goalkeeper did well to palm the low shot wide. Ronaldo continued to fire at will from the left side of the <b>...</b>
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