Benzema Celebrates his goal against the Atleti


Benzema gives the derby to Madrid and puts pressure on Barça (1-0)

Published:1/02/2020 - 17:54h

Updated:1/02/2020 - 18:40h

Real Madrid managed to prevail in the Madrid derby against an Atletico who had the game in his hand in the first half. Whites beat 1-0 with both Karim Benzema and put pressure on FC Barcelona

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Zinedine Zidane, as it already did in the boring final of the Supercopa of Spain, bet by the 4-5-1 with Luka Modric and Isco Alarcón in the eleven. As already sucedió then, the whites did not find at all comfortable in the first part and went the Athletic the one who had the best occasions and the one who felt more comfortable. The madridistas, nevertheless, had the first clear opportunity of the meeting with a volley that inexplicably Sergio Bouquets commanded above the crossbar.

The merengues hilaron a good combination by the right band, surely the only of the first time, to put a good pass backwards that the captain finish wasting with an abysmal finish at first from the penalty spot. That was the only approach with some intention and danger of the meregues, since the rest of occasions had colour rojiblanco.

Vitolo Had the first with a shot from the penalty spot that stopped Courtois in the line of goal. The Belgian went back to cover well his goal in the opportunity that had Correa only five minutes afterwards. The Argentinian took advantage of of a rebound inside the area to orient the spherical and shoot to the stick. The archer madridista covered well his put and probably would have avoided the target to go between the three sticks, but the fright no removed it to him anybody to the whites.

The Madrid was not at all comfortable, but the Atleti could not take advantage of his big moment advancing in the marker before the rest. Correa went back to have it before the go through the changing rooms, but failed in the one against one with Courtois. Besides, second afterwards the linesman raised the pennant by offside of the colchonero in the start of the played.

The changes improved to the Real Madrid

Zidane decided that the party could not continue like this and took out to Vinicius and to Lucas Vázquez to revolutionise to his team. The result was perfect for the interests merengues, that began to dominate and did not take too much in advancing in the marker. The Brazilian, that went of the best since it jumped to the field, attracted to the defence, found to Mendy to the space and the French put a perfect centre so that Karim Benzema finished of volley to goal.

The merengues controlled the crash to his antojo in the seconds 45 minutes and even had some opportunity to expand the income. The Cholo Simeone did not have answer in front of the new command madridista and the changes that did hardly improved to his. At the end, the Madrid did not leave that they escaped him the three points and with this triumph puts him pressure to a Barça that plays this Sunday in front of the Raise.

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