Rstrong start to Madrid LaLiga Santander The campaign continued on Sunday night as they secured a 2-1 victory over Valencia…
While Los Blancos completed a late comeback courtesy of Vinicius and Karim Benzema, their defensive weaknesses surfaced as Dani Carvajal was forced to leave due to injury and how Lucas Vasquez fought on the offensive. Thus, the need to reinforce the right-back was clearly demonstrated at Mestalla.
Karim Benzema and Vinicius continued their great starts to the season, but also showed why they are one of the best partnerships in world football right now. Benzema scored Vinicius in the 86th minute before the Brazilian returned the favor with a perfectly balanced cross and the Frenchman headed home two minutes later.
Despite defeat Jose Bordalas once again demonstrated why he is one of the best coaches in Spain. He built on a beautiful spell that he enjoyed in Getafe and although Los Blancos came out with three points on Sunday night, they were forced to suffer because of them.
In 24 minutes, three players fell with injuries: Carlos Soler, Thierry Correia and Dani Carvajal… V real Madrid The right-back’s injury problems have surfaced again after he missed 190 days last season with injury. Lucas Vasquez came for Carvajal, but struggled, and it was his unsuccessful attempt to make clearance, which Hugo Duro on Valenciagoal.
Valencia burst the lead 66 minutes into the game at Mestalla thanks to a nimble strike from the team Hugo Durowho played for real Madrid last season. However, he was unable to gain a foothold in the main squad before moving to Valencia this summer and showed his former club what they were missing out on with a beautiful left kick.