On the opening night of the 2022–23 season, Real Madrid battled to a 3-0 victory in Glasgow, teaching Celtic a tough lesson about the harsh realities of the UEFA Champions League.


Ange Postecoglu's team gave the defending European champions a scare in the first half when Callum McGregor rattled the visitors' post.


Karim Benzema, the team's talisman, was injured early, but despite this


Luka Modric, a seasoned con artist, inspired the team with a brutal performance for Carlo Ancelotti's charges.


Vinicius Jr's composed strike edged Madrid ahead before Modric produced a trademark finish


and substitute Eden Hazard netted his first Champions League goal since 2020


to complete a dominant late showing from the 14-time winners.