Champions League: Captain Fantástico Sergio Ramos Inspires Real Madrid To Victory Against Napoli (Video)

Alan Duffy

8th, March 2017

Real Madrid progressed to their seventh successive Champions League quarter-final after coming from a goal down to beat Napoli 3-1 in Italy.

The La Liga giants came into the game already 3-1 up from the first leg but had captain Sergio Ramos to thank for yet another inspirational attacking display.

Napoli were the better side in the first-half, and were duly rewarded for their dominance when Marik Hamsik set up Dries Mertens who fired home the opener.

The Serie A side almost had a second, only for Mertens to hit the frame of the Madrid goal.

However, soon after the re-start, Madrid got themselves back into the game with goalscoring defender Sergio Ramos getting on the scoresheet yet again, this time from a Toni Kroos corner.

Soon after,  Ramos was at it again, this time seeing his header deflected into the back of the Napoli net by Mertens.

That own-goal made it 5-2 on aggregate for Los Merengues, but there was still one more goal in the game, with sub Alvaro Morata netting in injury-time to make it 3-1 on the night and 6-2 on aggregate after following up a Cristiano Ronaldo shot.

Poor old Ronaldo has now gone six Champions League games without a goal, but the Portuguese megastar and his teammates are once again on track for yet another major European title.

As for Napoli, they can now focus on their quest for a place in next season’s competition.

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