The Elche, celebrating the goal against the Real Madrid

FIDEL TIED OF PENALTI

The Real Madrid hits it in Elche (1-1) and minimises the disaster of the Barça

Published:30/12/2020 - 23:21h

Updated:31/12/2020 - 00:52h

Although Modric advanced to the Real Madrid in the first-half and presaged a presumably comfortable party for the merengues, the self-confidence allowed to the Elche to come up

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The Barça is badly, but the Madrid neither is to throw rockets. The ones of Zidane crashed this Wednesday against the Elche, to domicile, when leaving empatar in the second half a party that had perfectly controlled from the goal of Luka Modric in the first part. A penalti of Carvajal, without discussion, allowed to Fidel empatar the meeting from the eleven metres and keep, like this, the distance of eight points of the Real Madrid regarding the Barcelona.

In a party something seemed to the that live between Barça and Eibar, went the Real Madrid the one who carried the weight of the meeting almost during the ninety minutes. The difference is that the whites advanced first to his opponent and, from here, decided to go down the foot of the accelerator in the second time, even without having achieved the goal of the sentence.

This allowed that the Elche won in confidence with the step of the minutes, surpassing in intensity to the ones of Zidane and approaching progressively to the goal of Thibaut Courtois. In one of these approaches, Carvajal happened of braked and committed a maximum penalty that, to the dessert, would finish being fatal for the interests madridistas.

The Elche came up with the goal of Fidel, although without altering his initial plan: strengthen backwards to throw contragolpes whenever it could . Balonazo Up and that Lucas Boyé, in state of grace, controlled like better knows to put in problems to Varane and to all the defence. The forward ilicitano brushed the goal with a finish that it gave slightly in the base of the stick.

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Even so, the estirón of the Elche was taken advantage of in played punctual by a Real Madrid that, thanks to a pass magistral of Kroos to Carvajal, was about to to find with the 1-2. It finish point-blank of the right-handed side of Zidane, that took out miraculously Edgar Badía thanks to some feline reflections.

The French technician of the Real Madrid moved the bench in the final minutes with the entrance of Hazard, after a month of drop by injury, Valverde and Vinicius. The Elche kept very orderly, and until had in the last of the meeting a shot of Gonzalo Verdú to the that answered Courtois with a paradón. Disappointment very big for a Real Madrid that keeps in the second position, two points underneath of the Athletic and eight above the Barça.

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