Real Madrid are doing well


By: Manu Tournoux

Traveling this Thursday to Alaves, Real Madrid managed to win at the last minute even though they were outnumbered (0-1, 18th day). He regains the lead in the La Liga rankings.

Real Madrid came close to not taking advantage of the draw achieved a few hours earlier by Girona against Betis (1-1). Traveling to Alaves this Thursday, the capital club took advantage of a late goal from Lucas Vazquez to win, despite the expulsion of Nacho at the start of the second half. This result allows the Merengue to regain the lead in the standings, thanks to a better goal difference than Girona.

In difficulty in the ranking (16th) Alaves therefore held off Carlo Ancelotti’s men for a very long time. And the face of the match even seemed to swing in their favor when Nacho received a red in the fifty-fourth minute of play, following an intervention by the VAR. But the rapid reorganization of Real, with the exit of Luka Modric and the entry into play of Aurélien Tchouaméni, allowed him to resist.

Vazquez as a savior

And therefore to find the fault in stoppage time of the game, on a providential goal from Lucas Vazquez (0-1, 90th + 2). A seventeenth match in a row without defeat, in all competitions, for the new La Liga leader. At the same time, the match between Mallorca and Osasuna turned in favor of the locals (3-2) who came within one point of their victim of the day in the standings.

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