Arda Turan covered most distance in Real Madrid clash

Atletico Madrid star Arda Turan hit the headlines following the Champions League quarter-final first leg game for another fine display of dribbling ability.

Turan completed five successful dribbles, matched only my Real fullback Marcelo.

The Turkish international made one of the most impressive runs in the goalless draw, dribbling past four Real players before almost setting up a goal.

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The 28-year-old was also one of the hardest working players over the 90 minutes.

Turan covered more distance than any other player in the game. The Atleti winger covered 11.353 Km.

There were only three Real players in the top 10 in terms of distance covered – James Rodriguez covered 10,736 Km, Bale covered 10,530 Km and Modric covered 10,037 km.

The Top 10 players in terms of distance covered were as follows:

Arda Turan 11,353
Gabi (11,230 kilometre)
James (10,736)
Mario Suarez (10,544)
Bale (10,530)
Mandzukic (10,518)
Koke (10,336)
Juanfran (10,097)
Siqueria (10,057)
Modric (10,037)

The return leg will be played at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium next Wednesday.

Atleti are unbeaten in their last seven games against Real in all competitions this season.

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