Real Madrid maintained the leadership of LaLiga Santander after to prevail by 2-3 before the Villarreal in a party that went to lose by 2-0 in the second half. That was the game. Manu Trigueros (m.50) and French-Congolese Cedric Bakambu (m.56) seemed to have settled the match. Zinedine Zidane’s team did not give up and went back with goals from Welshman Gareth Bale (m.64), Cristiano Ronaldo. A penalty (m.74) and alvaro Morata (m.83). Real Madrid continues with a point of advantage over Barcelona in the League.
After a few minutes of Real Madrid’s dominance, the match was balanced as the first half progressed. Even Villarreal was the one who at times, made the controls of the game. In this trend had a lot to do with Bruno Soriano above all, Samu Castillejo who brought the Madrid team in check, unable to control the actions of the top half of the whole Castellon.
Fran side saw their goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo leave the pitch after a half-hour break after injuring a few minutes earlier in a chance action that helped him avoid a goal in the best occasion of Real Madrid. Far from improving, the Castellon set by an intense and precise Villarreal in the pass overcame Real Madrid but who lacked marksmanship.
Villarreal advance with two goals
A brilliant play from the local attack carried out by Samu Castillejo was culminated by Trigueros within five minutes of restarting the match with a scrimmage that Keylor Navas could not do. The Madrid was touched and the Villarreal began to take advantage of the occasions that had missed in the first time. Thus, he solved a great pass from Bruno Soriano – the best of his team with Castillejo to Bakambu with a great definition to Keylor Navas to put the 2-0 on the scoreboard.
A ball to the bat of Cristiano Ronaldo in the 60th minute was the prelude to the goal of Bale to shorten distances in the score when taking advantage of a good pass to the area of Carvajal. Without getting better in their game two accelerations in their game were enough to the equipment of Zinedine Zidane to get back to the party.
Bruno’s controversial penalty
Real Madrid increased its intensity at the same time as the Villarreal failed the forces. The arrivals to the local area were happening and in one of them, the referee pointed out penalty by hand of Bruno very protested by the players and the local stand.
The Real Madrid team took control of the party and went up, in part after the entrance in the second half of an Isco that revolutionized the game of his team and that deployed with his actions to the Castellon defense.