Real Madrid swept Shakhtar with five goals free of charge in the third round of the Champions League group stage matches.
Inter regained their hopes of qualifying after beating leaders Sheriff 3-1 in the matches of the same round.
Real Madrid raised its score to 6 points, to share the lead with Sheriff, while Inter’s score rose to 4 points, and Shakhtar is at the bottom of the standings with one point.
Real Madrid came out of the first half with a goal unanswered, with difficulty, amid the attempts of the home team Shakhtar.
Real Madrid scored its only goal in the first half, in the 37th minute, through friendly fire, by scoring Kristov by mistake.
The second half witnessed the formation of Vinicius Junior, who decided the match for his team in less than a quarter of an hour.
Vinicius Junior opened Real Madrid’s goals in the second half in the 51st minute, before scoring the second for him and the third for his team in the 56th minute.
Not only did Vinicius score, but he made the fourth goal for Real Madrid, which Rodrygo scored in the 65th minute.
Before the end of the match, in the 91st minute, Karim Benzema scored Real Madrid’s fifth goal to conclude the goals of the Royal Club.
Inter decided the Sherif match by winning three goals to one, to revive the Italian team’s hopes in the group.
It was not easy to settle the match for Inter, who ended the first half with a goal without a response, Edin Dzeko scored in the 34th minute of the match.
Sheriff equalized with the start of the second half in the 52nd minute to ignite the match and arrange the group.
Inter returned to win the match in nine minutes, with Arturo Vidal scoring the second goal in the 58th minute, before Stephane de Vriy settled the match with a third goal in the 67th minute.
Inter will visit Sheriff in the fourth round matches on November 3, while Real Madrid will host Shakhtar on the same day.