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Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis Celebrates Brace Against Real Madrid With 'Siii' Celebration

Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis Celebrates Brace Against Real Madrid With 'Siii' Celebration

Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis scored twice for Club Brugge and then mugged off Real Madrid with a Cristiano Ronaldo celebration but the Belgian side couldn't keep hold of their lead.

The Brugge striker put his side ahead after just nine minutes with a goal that was initially ruled out for offside, before VAR came to their rescue, and doubled the lead with a deft chip over Thibaut Courtois on 40 minutes.

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After scoring the second goal the 21-year-old broke out a celebration familiar to the Real fans, doing Ronaldo's famous 'siiii' celebration.

Real, who top La Liga, would have been expecting to easily get their Champions League campaign back on track after a Matchday One defeat to PSG.

They lost 3-0 in Paris after a lacklustre display in the first game but being at home against Brugge they'd have expected a much easier night.

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Instead the Belgian's dominated from the off and were ahead inside 10 minutes. Los Blancos' high line allowed the visitors to get in behind them and the ball was squared to Dennis who put it past a diving Courtois after being fortunate from miscontroling the ball.

The assistant linesman's flag went up after the ball had gone in, unlike the confusion in the Manchester United vs Arsenal game on Monday, but VAR overturned the decision and gave the goal.

Dennis scores the first. Image: PA Images
Dennis scores the first. Image: PA Images

The Nigerian doubled his sides lead with just five minutes left of the first half. A pass put him behind Sergio Ramos and through on goal as he ran into the box looking to put it past the keeper.

As he looked to shoot the striker stumbled but that brought Courtois out to reach the ball and on keeping upright Dennis chipped over the former Chelsea goalie.

Ramos headed the Spanish side back into the game after 55 minutes despite the fact he'd initially looked offside from the cross, but VAR confirmed it was indeed a goal.

Ruud Vormer was sent off after 84 minutes for a second bookable offence and Casemiro made it 2-2 from the resulting free kick.

Ryan Sidle

Ryan is a writer for SPORTbible. He covers all sport from football, formula one, cricket, rugby, tennis, athletics, mma and wrestling. He obviously hates YOUR football team and has no interest in synchronised swimming.

 

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