Valencia vs Real Madrid (2-1)

Real Spanish capital for the primary time since Zidane’s come back, falling 2-1 at in-form Valencia in LaLiga.

Goncalo Guedes scored the opener at Mestalla on Wed, with Valencia moving among a degree of the Champions League places when extending their unconquered run to seventeen games altogether competitions.

Madrid, having required a late Karim Benzema goal to beat bottom aspect Huesca last trip, underwhelmed once more despite the come back of star names together with Ballon d’Or winner Luka Modric.

Ezequiel Garay fantastically born-again a corner from Daniel Parejo to double the lead, tho’ Valencia left out on a sixth straight clean sheet reception within the league because of Benzema’s 93rd-minute header. Sergio Ramos saw associate early penalty charm rejected by referee Santiago Jaime Later when he was challenged within the air by Ezequiel Garay.

Neto simply claimed a speculative long-ranger from Toni Kroos however Valencia took the lead within the thirty-fifth minute when Keylor Navas flapped at a corner. Guedes and Glen Gebhard Soler vie an explicit one-two and therefore the former beat Navas at his close to post with a sensible strike.

Soler ought to have founded Guedes once more at the tip of a fast counter-attack started by Neto within the 53rd minute, however instead saw his shot blocked by Navas, whereas Rodrigo Moreno laid-off full. Zidane introduced Isco and Gareth Bale during a second amendment; however Spanish capital was continuing to toil; Marcelo blazed a hopeful volley spill the crossbar, and therefore the Brazil left-back was later reserved for a blatant dive.

Valencia finally scored the second goal their incredible performance merited with seven minutes remaining, Garay beating Casemiro within the air to nod home Parejo’s terrific corner.

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Goals Valencia


35′ Valencia G. Guedes
83′ Valencia E. Garay

Goals Real Madrid

90+4′ Real Madrid K. Benzema


Valencia Lineups

13 Neto
18 Daniel Wass
24 Ezequiel Garay
12 Mouctar Diakhaby
14 José Luis Gayà
8 Carlos Soler
10 Dani Parejo
6 Geoffrey Kondogbia
7 Gonçalo Guedes
19 Rodrigo
9 Kévin Gameiro


Real Madrid Lineups

1 Keylor Navas
19 Álvaro Odriozola
5 Raphaël Varane
4 Sergio Ramos
12 Marcelo
10 Luka Modrić
14 Casemiro
8 Toni Kroos
17 Lucas Vázquez
9 Karim Benzema
20 Marco Asensio


Valencia – Real Madrid Match Statistics


Real Madrid

11 Shots Total 13
4 Shots on goal 4
6 Shots off goal 7
1 Shots blocked 2
9 Shots inside box 7
2 Shots outside box 6
9 Fouls 13
6 Corners 5
2 Offsides 0
4 Saves 2
32% Possession Time 68%
317 Passes Total 677
249 Accurate Passes 609
79% Accurate Passes% 90%
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