Queens Park Rangers duo Joey Barton and Charlie Austin comment on Real Madrid’s win v Liverpool in Champions League

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Queens Park Rangers duo Joey Barton and Charlie Austin were impressed with Real Madrid’s comfortable victory over Liverpool in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton was impressed with Real Madrid’s opening goal against Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo started the move from midfield and finished it with a brilliant strike after latching ontp a truly world-class over-the-top pass from summer signing James Rodriguez (click here to read more).

The goal came midway through the first half of the Champions League Group B match and was followed by a brace from France international striker Karim Benzema.

Barton, a former Manchester City and Newcastle United player, was in awe of Madrid’s first goal and expressed his admiration on social networking site Twitter.

Liverpool’s performance against defending European champions Madrid was truly underwhelming, and one player who has been criticised by many is Mario Balotelli.

The £16 million summer signing played for only the first 45 minutes and was also caught on camera swapping shirts with Madrid defender Pepe at half time (click here to read more).

Barton gave his opinion on that matter as well.

Another QPR star who was impressed with Madrid’s display against Liverpool is striker Charlie Austin, who hailed Ronaldo and midfielder Toni Kroos.


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