AC Milan 2 – 2 Real Madrid

Pedro Leon salvages point

Pedro Leon celebrates his injury-time equaliser at San Siro

Substitute Pedro Leon struck an injury-time equaliser against AC Milan to send Real Madrid through to the last 16 of the Champions League and preserve the Spanish club`s unbeaten record under coach Jose Mourinho.• Mourinho: Point fully deserved

Milan replacement Filippo Inzaghi looked to have consigned Madrid to defeat after netting twice in the second half to help the Italian outfit overturn a 1-0 deficit, given to Madrid by Gonzalo Higuain on the stroke of half-time.

However, with Mourinho set to suffer a losing return to San Siro where he enjoyed so much success with previous club Inter Milan, Leon popped up in the fourth minute of additional time to drill in the equaliser.

The result means nine-times European champions Madrid are guaranteed a place in the knockout stages even though they lost their 100% record in Group G. Read more of this post

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