There was a true La Liga classic on Saturday night. Real Madrid welcomed Valencia and won 5-1, although it did not look like a clear success in the first half.
Carvajal and Vinicius score for Real Madrid, and Doro misses several times for Valencia
There was a standing ovation at the Santiago Bernabéu before kick-off, as Jose Martinez Sanchez, known as Perry by everyone at the club, was named honorary president. Shortly after the start of the match, the fans were able to rejoice again when he sent them a diagonal ball from Toni Kroos. Daniel Carvajal He moved inside, was given plenty of time and shot powerfully into the right corner from 17 meters – 1-0 (3rd place).
The next goal worth watching almost came in the eighth minute. Kroos fired a free kick that hit the left crossbar. On the other hand, Diego Lopez scored Hugo Doro On, which revolved around Nacho, but failed due to the excellent reaction of Andrey Lunin (10th). Five laps after the pointer, Sergei Kanos placed the ball perfectly for Doro, who again appeared free in front of Lunin, but finished big in the middle. In a direct response, Vinicius Junior, who took off, was just a few centimeters away from extending his lead.
After this very interesting initial phase, things calmed down. Real Madrid dominated the visitors who were at times immature, but they got the next big chance. The 40th minute ended when Pebelo crossed directly to Doro, who this time headed the ball wide of the goal. Instead, less than 120 seconds later, it was 2-0: a cross from Rodrigo was used. Vinicius Junior When falling with the chest to the resting position, which is very clear.
Real Madrid creates clear conditions early on
After the break they lay down Royal Quite yet. Vinicius Junior was allowed to move unchallenged towards the penalty area, tried it from half-left and shot the ball into the short corner – 3-0 (49th minute). Things got worse for Valencia, who were still selling well before half-time. In the 50th minute, the score was 4-0: goalkeeper Giorgi Mamardashvili made a bad pass. Rodrigo He splashed down the middle and scored to make it 4-0.
So the confrontation was decided early and then extended. Valencia have resigned themselves to their fate and tried to avoid an even greater defeat. Mamardashvili blocked Carvajal’s shot, which he fired into the near corner after exchanging the ball with substitute Lucas Vazquez (79). In the 84th minute, the goalkeeper had to reach behind himself again. Which was directed by Fran Garcia Rodrigo Gabriel Paulista came off and made it 5-0. The previously unlucky Doro scored a consolation goal to make it 5-1 three minutes before the end of normal time, which meant the final score.
More information about the Spanish League
Real Madrid – Valencia 5:1 (2:0)
real madrid: Lunin, – Carvajal (82), Nacho, Alaba, Mendy (Garcia 70), – Camavinga, – Valverde (59 Modric), Kroos, – Diaz (Vazquez 70), – Rodrygo, Vinicius Junior (82 Joselu).
Valencia Club: Mamardashvili, Correa (Volquer 55), Mosquera, Paulista, Gaya (Jasorovski 55), Perez (Gonzalez 70), Pebelo (Yaremchuk 70), Guerra, Canos (Guillamon 64), Lopez, Duro.
Goals: 1:0 Carvajal (3rd), 2:0 Vinicius Junior (42nd), 3:0 Vinicius Junior (49th), 4:0 Rodrygo (50th), 5:0 Rodrygo (84th), 5th: 1 Doro (87th). ).)
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