Bloody Collision While Scoring Late Equalise

Shakhtar Donetsk was denied a memorable win over Real Madrid as German defender Antonio Rudiger scored a stoppage-time equalizer in their Champions League Group F match in Warsaw. The result secured Real Madrid’s passage into the last 16 of the Champions League. However, Rudiger had a horrific collision with Shakhtar goalkeeper Anatoliy Trubin. He left the pitch covered in blood, and Trubin had to see out the final seconds with a bandage wrapped around his head. It was later revealed that the former Chelsea defender needed 20 stitches.

Ancelotti had rested Vinicius Junior, among others, keeping an eye on Sunday’s Clasico against bitter rivals Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu.

However, Madrid talisman Benzema started the game after missing the 1-0 win over Getafe on Saturday and was the first to test Trubin with a blast straight at the goalkeeper.
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