Real Madrid closed the third day with knowledge of the new stumble of Barça in Pamplona and the agonizing triumph of Atlético, which does not yield in this season start. With this panorama, the whites needed victory in their visit to Villarreal to stay ahead of the azulgrana and maintain the wake of the rojiblancos. To do this, Zinedine Zidane made some important modification in his eleven and Mendy, Lucas Vázquez and Jovic were headlines changing the tactical drawing of the team to play a 4-4-2.
Up hill However, everything began to twist when, in the 13th minute, a mistake by Sergio Ramos led Ekambi to Courtois, which rejected his launch, but was used by Gerard Moreno to finish off the net. We had to react and in the last 25 minutes of the first half we saw a different Madrid, with goal situations for Jovic, Casemiro and Lucas Vázquez, in addition to a shot from Benzema to the post. The team was winning it by hand and a great collective play was culminated by Bale with the equalizer, remembering that precisely in this same stadium he premiered as a scorer with the white shirt.
Penalty to Vinicius It was all the second half ahead and Real Madrid tried to dominate the game. Already in minute 57 a double occasion of Kroos caused a great intervention of the goal Andres in what could have been 1-2. But it was Moi Gómez who advanced the locals again when Madrid was best playing. The thing seemed lost but again appeared Bale, the reborn, who scored for the second time and with his double saved at least one point, although he ended up ejected for a second yellow. Fair, but the referee ate a clear penalty to Vinicius that could be the victory of Madrid in Villarreal.
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