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Real does not lose sight of Barça


The whites, five points behind the leader, shake up the restless Valencia of these days with a great goal from Asensio and another from Vinicius, but Militão and Benzema are injured


With the first round closed, Madrid does not lose sight of Barça, that rocket that leads the League.

He started eight points behind the leader, but reduced them to five after shaking off the restless Valencia of these days.

A great goal from Asensio and another from Vinicius sent the team of that eternal interim that is Voro to hell.

An anguished Valencia that barely had a dictate at the Bernabéu.

Too much space for a club that stokes and stokes its own bonfire.

For Real Madrid, a victory with costs, the disturbing injuries to Militão and Benzema.

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Courtois, Rüdiger, Eder Militao (Dani Carvajal, min. 36), Camavinga, Nacho, Dani Ceballos, Modric (Federico Valverde, min. 66), Kroos (Aurelien Tchouameni, min. 66), Marco Asensio, Benzema (Rodrygo, min. 60) and Vinicius Junior

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Mamardashvili, Foulquier, Gayá, Gabriel Paulista, Mouctar Diakhaby, Andre Almeida (Moriba Kourouma, min. 69), Hugo Guillamón, Yunus Musah (Eray Cömert, min. 74), Samuel Lino (Lato, min. 69), Cavani (Francisco Martinez, min. 74) and Samu Castillejo (Marcos André, min. 57)


1-0 min.

52: Marco Asensio.

2-0 min.

54: Vinicius Junior.


Javier Alberola Rojas

Yellow cards Nacho (min. 32), Benzema (min. 49), Mouctar Diakhaby (min. 59) and Marco Asensio (min. 61)

Red cards Gabriel Paulista (min. 71)

Valencia, for so long in institutional, social and sporting combustion, arrived trembling at Chamartín.

For firewalls, a classic among the classics: Voro.

The team responded for a while with a certain firmness before a discontinuous Madrid from the outset, a consequence of its rather contemplative air to even interfere with a shaky and brittle adversary.

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Ancelotti arranged Kroos and Modric with Ceballos at anchor.

The activity of the Andalusian, who never lacked class and today adds a pick and a shovel, earned him a general ovation from the Bernabéu.

Soccer has a round trip, it turns at any time.

But from the start, Ceballos' poise was not enough to prevent Voro's men from messing around with the ball without mines in some phases.

Nor are Benzema, Vinicius and Asensio centurions without the ball.

Casemiro emigrated, Tchouameni not yet full and Camavinga forced as an orthopedic winger, Madrid lacked a fang.

Modric and Kroos, eternal placenta of the team, no longer fully manage for the full cut.

Valencia did not give warnings against Courtois.

Yes Madrid against Mamardashvili, but in a choppy way.


For example, from Asensio, who, after a goal message from Modric, rushed in front of the Georgian goalkeeper, keen to mow down the shot from the Balearic Islands with his right foot.

Asensio himself flirted again with the goal after the best play of the night.

Militão shoved the ball from band to band at Vinicius's feet, confused until then.

The winger cited Benzema, whose labeled heel was finished off by Asensio.

Gabriel Paulista intervened.

Between alert and local alert, Voro's box was pleased without entanglement in the rear, a certain ease in the axis and a hollow attack.

The coach allied Cavani in the vanguard with the fast Musah, midfielder for Gattuso.

But each visiting stretch sent away from Courtois, from Miranda almost the entire day.

Pure blanking of the Voro boys.

The match was altered for Real with Militão's injury, with a puncture in his right thigh after attempting a heel shot against Lino.

Carvajal entered and Nacho, multipurpose, was planted as a central defender.

By then, on Nacho's right side, it had been a few minutes since Asensio, in his most productive facet, had moved away from the flank to infiltrate as an advanced midfielder.

The band squeezes the Balearic Islands.

On the other shore, Foulquier, with the help of Castillejo, still had Vinicius arrested.

In the first act, the last white flash came one step away from rest.

Rüdiger headed in a corner kick taken by Modric.

A VAR confidentiality made the referee review the play due to a struggle between Benzema and Musah.

Nothing of goal.

An arbitration jeremiad.

To create jurisprudence, each corner kick, each rally in the area, where there are always crocodiles on both sides, would have to be verified.

A mess.

It is possible that twenty fouls of some and twenty of others occurred simultaneously.

The sentence to Benzema left Madrid upset, but it did not take long to unleash one of those gales that distinguish him.

In front, Asensio.

Irregular footballer with a most regular goalscoring stamp.

Asensio's goal.

A tradition.

At the right corner of the box, he takes aim with his left foot and whoosh!

Few players have his hitting.

And its varieties.

He tends to swing the ball, or, like this time, drop a cluster bomb, a sharp, resounding shot.

The 2-0 did not take long.

Madrid in stampede.

And for this no one like Vinicius, who released Foulquier's moorings, opened the turbines and stood before Mamardashvili like lightning.

Without remedy for Valencia, because Vinicius, already expansive, every day dribbles less to the goal.

Madrid had the game tied when Benzema fell, who demanded the change.

Bad business for Real, with the League, Mundialito, Cup and Champions very much in sight.

Ancelotti gave Rodrygo a reel and, on the hour, gave Kroos and Modric a breather.

It was already the moment of the legs of Tchouameni and Valverde.

The meeting no longer gave for more when Gabriel's cables were peeled.

Out of nowhere he kicked Vinicius quarrelsome.

A very red red.

Symptom of this Valencia outside of itself.

There are many sleeplessness that awaits that exemplary employee that is Voro.

And Ancelotti will also be watching with Benzema and Militão.

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