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Cristiano: lowest group-stage scoring haul with Real Madrid

Real's Cristiano Ronaldo fired another Champions League blank in Wednesday night's 2-2 Group F draw with Borussia Dortmund. New Zealand-Portugal live

Cristiano ha firmado su peor arranque en fase de grupos de la Champions con el Madrid.
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Cristiano Ronaldo drew a blank for the fourth straight Champions League game on Wednesday as Real Madrid were held by Borussia Dortmund.

Cristiano cuts a frustrated figure during Wednesday's draw.

The 2-2 stalemate at the Bernabéu condemned Real to a second-place finish in Group F, leaving the tournament holders in pot two of the last-16 draw.

Cristiano ends round with just two goals

And Cristiano's failure to net against the Bundesliga side saw him complete his lowest-scoring group stage since joining Real in 2009.

The 31-year-old ended the round-robin stage of Europe's premier club competition with just two goals, well short of top marksman Leo Messi on 10.

Messi, seen here celebrating after netting against Borussia Mönchengladbach, leads this term's Champions League scoring charts with 10.

Cristiano's previous worst return for Los Blancos in the first round proper was his total of three in 2011/12, although that year he missed the final two fixtures.

Ace broke group-stage goals record in 2015/16

Last season, he bagged an unprecedented 11 group-phase goals, while he also holds the record for a whole Champions League campaign, having hit 17 in 2013/14.

Star responds to Bernabéu crowd in Dortmund draw

On a frustrating night for CR7, who remains two off 100 European goals, he was even seen gesturing to the home fans after being whistled for losing possession.