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Madrid 'dodges' the defeat on the hour against Elche (2-2)

Published:23/01/2022 - 18:12h

Updated:23/01/2022 - 18:24h

Real Madrid reacted on the hour and achieved a draw that seemed impossible. Luka Modric and Militão saved the ballots and the White House breathes after the storm

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Controversy, injuries, VAR and surprises. The Real Madrid has not been able to surpass to the Elche in the vigésimosegunda jornadada of LaLiga in Santiago Bernabéu in a party in which to the ones of Carlo Ancelotti happened them invoices the physical subject and that were very 'fallones' in the area. For worse fortune of the madridistas, have had the news that Karim Benzema left of the field lesionado... And it has lit the alarms in the White House.

The beginning of the party of the merengues, preceded by a moving homage to Paco Gento, mythical player madridista that died during this week, went a complete recital in which the Madrid seemed to have the goal occasion after occasion. Vinícius Jr Was the first in warning with a combination with Benzema. The Brazilian won place with the body, planted in front of Badía and crashed with the guardameta ilicitano.

Kroos Also tested luck with a kick from the frontal that did not find goal and afterwards was Hazard the one who invented a played in the area without finding to mates inside. Casemiro Shot from the frontal and his finish finished being blocked. Badía Went back to appear after a genialidad of Benzema, with a control sensacional and the guardameta deleted the danger.

When better were the ones of Ancelotti, Of Boroughs signalled a penal in favour of the madridistas after Palaces demolished to Vinícius, preceded of a fault of Kroos to Pere Mile in the played previous. Karm Benzema Confronted face to face with Badía and his shot left very high. The French failed, for the first time, a penalti with the Real Madrid in thirteen years and 'condemned' to his.

The Elche 'cooked' his revenge

The Madrid followed dominating in the field, but an error of the venues derived in the goal of the Elche. Fidel sent a centre to the area, Boyé coló between Militãor and Praises and hunted the ball with the head to beat to Thibaut Courtois. The revenge was served after the elimination in the Glass of Rey. To the Madrid, by his part, cost him more than the account react.

In the second part, the party went down the feelings and left the impression that the Madrid was not in the research to trace back, although they followed achieving clear occasions, but without being able to 'wet'. The VAR went back to be leading in the 51', after pitara the penal second in favour of the madridistas. Hazard Fell in the area after a contact with Palaces, but Of Boroughs finished correcting in the monitor VAR.

Tie on the hour

The ones of Ancelotti did not want to lose him the face to the party, but did not go in absolutely at all in the goal. 'Vini' Went back to appear after a big action of Eden Hazard. It touched Luka Modric for the Brazilian, the one who outlined and kicked between a forest of legs, but the finish left was. The Elche reaction and wanted to 'kill' the party with a new big performance of Lucas Boyé, that played for Pere Mile. It did not reach to arrive Mendy and the ilicitano crossed the ball, down, to beat to Courtois.

However, the party was far to finish. To fault of ten for the end, the VAR took part by third time in the afternoon and signalled a new penal for the Madrid, by a very clear hand of Pere Mile. Luka Modric Confronted face to face with Badía and did not fail, to open again the party.


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