Real Madrid Miss Out On Top Spot
Добавлено: 30 сен 2018, 07:13
Real Madrid missed the chance to go top once again after they failed to secure maximum points against Atletico Madrid in the Madrid derby on Saturday evening.Los Blancos were without the services of star full-back Marcelo as well Isco, as Nacho Fernandez came in for the Brazilian.
It was the visitors who got off to a lively start, but Thibaut Courtois did well to thwart Antoine Griezmann from close range after 18 minutes.Gareth Bale went close to putting Real ahead a few minutes later as the Welshman cut inside before unleashing a low strike that sailed inches wide of the upright.
Courtois was called upon once again in the 37th minute as the Los Blancos shot-stopper sbobet มือ ถือ produced a fine save to deny Griezmann from close range.The hosts were dealt a blow at the start of the second half as Gareth Bale had to be substituted after picking up an injury. He was replaced by Dani Ceballos.
Los Blancos were finding it tough to carve out chances, much to the annoyance of the supporters, who voiced their disapproval for most of the second half.Real did manage to carve out a chance with 13 minutes remaining in the half as a string of passes ended with Dani Carvajal forcing Jan Oblak into a fine save.
Julen Lopetegui threw on sbobet มือ ถือ new signing Vinícius Júnior for Karim Benzema in the closing stages, with the 18-year-old making his debut.The hosts pushed for a winning goal in the closing stages, and they were nearly rewarded in stoppage time when Raphael Varane headed wide as the spoils were shared on the night.