THE WHITES, UNDEFEATED AT HOME
Madrid does its homework against Celtic and secures the lead in its group (5-1)
Published:2/11/2022 - 20:34h
Updated:2/11/2022 - 20:34h
Real Madrid received a visit from Celtic Glasgow on the sixth and final day of the Champions League group stage 22-23. With a couple of penalties and an acceptable performance, the Whites managed to take first place in their group
The Real Madrid received to the Celtic of Glasgow in Santiago Bernabéu with the obligation to do with the three points. The corresponding party to the sixth and last day of the phase of groups of the UEFA Champions League was of vital importance for the square merengue, that after the defeat suffered in the field of the RB Leipzig had to achieve the victory to ensure the first place of his group. Like this then , the whites did not save at all and defeated to the visitors by a conclusive 5-1.
Conscious of the need to certify the leadership of the group to avoid some 'coconut' on the way, Carlo Ancelotti went out to the terrain of game with the best that had to disposal. Of this form, Rodrygo went back to occupy the centre of the forward to the detriment of Benzema and Toni Kroos acted like containment in front of the absence of Aurélien Tchouaméni. With a very offensive alignment, the whites jumped to the field with the intensión to give a 'hit' tempranero and attained it.
To the third minute of the meeting, Valverde 'hunted' a rebound in the area and his shot of volley struck in the hand of Jenz, achieving a penalti for his team. Sabedor Of the importance to open the marker 'going out' of the changing room, Luka Modric assumed the responsibility of patear from the eleven metres, deceiving to Joe Hart and putting the 1-0 in the result that began to decant the 'scales' in favour of the square madridista.
Far to conform , the whites followed insisting in attack and to the minute 21 would increase his advantage. Rodrygo Finished inside the area and a new hand, this time detected by the VAR, was earned in favour of the merengues, those who had his hopes put in the same Rodrygo to put the 2-0. The Brazilian, that came to mark a penalti in front of the RB Leipzig, attained to deceive to Hart, as it did it Modric, and gave a 'blow' to the escoceces, whose chances began to diminish.
However, the group directed by Ange Postecoglou did not surrender and by little find the reward. To the minute 33, Ferland Mendy demolished to Abada inside the area, in a penalti very clear for the visitors. The Croat Juranovic wanted to dress of 'hero', but was Thibaut Courtois the one who 'flew' to detain the shot of the right side and kept the zero in his door. The Belgian had made a pair of cut across remarkable more, by what the penalti arrested person finished to consecrate it like the 'saviour' of the vikingos in the party.
A second part without 'dramas'
When returning of the changing rooms, the vikingos kept the foot on the 'accelerator' and were still in research to increase the marker. Of this form, Marco Asensio added to the list of goleadores of the meeting to the minute 51 when sending a powerful shot at the end of the networks of the rival goalkeeper after a left of Dani Carvajal inside the area, going up the 3-0 to the marker and beginning to sentence a party that did not give him almost 'break' to the Celtic.
Ten minutes afterwards, Vini Jr. It added a goal more to his statistics. Fede Valverde received the balloon in the right band and sent a powerful centre to half height that was finished by the Brazilian in the area girl, in which it went the 4-0 madridista. In case it was little, the merengues received another good news with the return of Karim Benzema, the one who went in to the field to the minute 64 to the detriment of the same Vinícius.
The whites continued 'arrollando' to the visitors and Valverde, as it already seems habit, commanded a 'fierrazo' from the frontal of the area to complete the 'manito' of his team, that showed a superiority 'overwhelming' on his rivals, those who achieved the so much of the 'honour' to the minute 84 with a golazo of free shot of Jota. Like this the things, the Madrid certifies his pass to the eighth of final like leaders of his group and attains the plenary of victories in his house.