Real Madrid humbled Levante in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium with 5-1 win. Although the score line might not tell you entire story, Real had come from behind with Michel of Levante goal. Real did equalized 5 minute later from Higuain’s spectacular volley, Kaka then gave a lead by converting a penalty. In second half Ozil & Ronaldo’s goals gave Real the spectacular win & much needed momentum for second leg quarter-final against Galatasaray.
Mourinho made seven changes for the team, which played Galatasaray in mid-week by resting star players likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Ozil and Angel Di Maria. Real Madrid was looking to add to their unbeaten record at home this year in league but was not going to be easy, with visitors taking the lead in 31st min of a counterattack by Michel of Levante. Another comeback was needed for Real & it took just 5 minutes. With Gonzalo Higuain’s equalized with superb volley which was crossed by Xabi Alonso. Kaka gave the home team a 2-1 lead of a penalty in the 39th min.