Real Madrid beats Galatasaray in Santiago Bernabeu Trophy

Galatasaray midfielder Selcuk Inan netted a 10th minute opener but Istanbul side could not avoid a header by Sergio Ramos in 33rd minute.

Real Madrid beats Galatasaray in Santiago Bernabeu Trophy

Spain's Real Madrid defeated Turkey's Galatasaray 2-1 in Santiago Bernabeu Trophy, a tournament to remember Real Madrid's legendary player, coach and chairman.

The match was played in Madrid late Wednesday.

Galatasaray midfielder Selcuk Inan netted a 10th minute opener but Istanbul side could not avoid a header by Sergio Ramos in 33rd minute.

Jose Maurinho fielded Cristiano Ronaldo, Carvalho, Mesut Ozil, Karim Benzema and Albiol after the half time. His move brought a 50th minute goal when Xabi Alonso passed the ball to Benzema and he lobbed the ball easily.

Galasataray coach Fatih Terim told reporters after the game that Real Madrid was a more stronger squad than Galatarasay and it was obvious. However, he said bright days were looming for Galatarasay.

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