Real Madrid and AC Milan faced each other twice during the group stage of the 2010/11 UEFA Champions League. The first match between the two teams took place on October 19, 2010, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid.The match began with Real Madrid dominating possession and creating several chances. In the 13th minute, Cristiano Ronaldo put Real Madrid ahead with a powerful shot from outside the box. The home team continued to press forward, and in the 29th minute, Ronaldo doubled the lead with another stunning strike.
AC Milan tried to respond, but they struggled to create clear-cut chances against a resolute Real Madrid defense. The match remained 2-0 in favor of Real Madrid at halftime.In the second half, AC Milan began to exert more pressure and looked more dangerous going forward. In the 66th minute, Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored for AC Milan, beating Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas with a well-placed shot.
AC Milan continued to push forward in search of an equalizer, but Real Madrid defended well and held on for a 2-1 victory. Ronaldo was named man of the match for his two goals.The second match between the two teams, which took place on November 3, 2010, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, ended in a 2-2 draw. Ronaldo and Mesut Ozil scored for Real Madrid, while Alexandre Pato and Thiago Silva scored for AC Milan.