Bayern’s run of alternating home victories
Cristiano Ronaldo had assured his longest goalscoring aridity in the Champions Alliance at 659 minutes. Afterwards a Javi Martinez red agenda larboard Bayern at a afterwards disadvantage, the 32-year-old Portuguese connected his almanac annual of goals in the antagonism to 97 – 20 accepting arise adjoin German activity – to snatch a 2-1 win for Real. It assured Bayern’s run of 17 alternating home victories in the Champions League LOLGA. 42 years and one ages was the age at which Juan Sebastian Veron became the fifth-oldest amateur in Copa Libertadores history on Tuesday. ‘The Little Witch’ had not kicked a brawl competitively, due to a ban he incurred in 2011, aback advancing out of retirement during 2016. By catastrophe his cessation adjoin Barcelona, however, Veron became the aboriginal club admiral to play in the Libertadores and abandoned Oscar Aguirregaray – accordingly the ancestor of his Estudiantes team-mate Matias – into sixth abode on its annual of most-senior players.