La Liga giants Actual Madrid secured a simple 3-0 win of their weekend journey to Cadiz on Sunday evening (November 26). The victory allowed Los Blancos to go a degree away from second-placed Girona and attain atop the La Liga standings, for now. Nevertheless, Girona may return to the summit with a victory over Athletic Bilbao of their La Liga Matchday 14 conflict on Monday evening.
Rodrygo Leads The Manner For Actual Madrid In Vinicius Jr.’s Absence
Actual Madrid poster boy Vinicius Jr. suffered “a tear within the biceps femoris in his left leg” (by way of Actual Madrid) whereas on worldwide obligation with Brazil. Consequently, the No. 7 is not going to function for the All-Whites for eight to 10 weeks. With Vinicius Jr. out, his countryman and strike accomplice Rodrygo paired up with Joselu to take the battle to Cadiz on Sunday. The 22-year-old primarily operated down the left flank on the Estadio Nuevo Mirandilla, and it’s secure to say he did a commendable job.
Within the 14th minute, Jude Bellingham led a Actual Madrid counter-attack earlier than offloading it to Rodrygo on the left. The winger was initially charged by a few Cadiz defenders, however he effortlessly evaded them together with his fancy toes earlier than opening up a little bit of area utilizing his afterburners. In an awesome place towards the sting of the field, the previous Santos fan dispatched a venomous side-footer, which ended up at the back of the online.
Virtually midway by way of the second half, Rodrygo doubled his and Actual Madrid’s tally, scoring one other extraordinary particular person objective. Receiving the ball from Luka Modric, Rodrygo went on to finest three Cadiz defenders with a easy feint earlier than beating Jeremias Ledesma for the second time on the evening.
Having claimed a well-taken brace, Rodrygo turned supplier within the 74th minute. Slicing in from the left flank, the No. 11 performed a sq. cross for Bellingham contained in the penalty field. The Englishman unhesitantly put his boot by way of to fireside the ball past the Argentine goalkeeper and into the again of the online.
Actual Madrid Look A Extra Assured Facet This Season
Though they’re taking part in with out the sensational Karim Benzema this season, Actual Madrid don’t look out of concepts up high. Bellingham, who leads the La Liga charts with 11 targets in 12 video games, has been the main gentle in that division, however Rodrygo, Joselu, and Vinicius Jr. have additionally chipped in with necessary targets. They’re stuffed with vitality, should not afraid to strive various things, and swap tempo effortlessly when the state of affairs calls for it.
Ancelotti’s aspect completed a whopping 10 factors behind La Liga winners Barcelona final season. This time, they’re already 4 factors away from their chief rivals and should not exhibiting any indicators of stopping simply but. If Los Merengues maintain this up, it could not be stunning in the event that they find yourself lifting their thirty sixth La Liga title on the finish of the season.