Vinicius takes Madrid to the top of the table

Vinicius takes Madrid to the top of the table

REAL Madrid managed to score three points and take the lead after a narrow 2-1 victory at Elche on Matchday 12 of the Spanish League to Manuel Martínez Valero on Saturday (10/30). Vinicius Jr. became a key player in Los Blancos’ victory by scoring two goals, while Elche’s goal for the home side was scored by Pere Milla.

Thanks to the victory, Real Madrid temporarily rose to the top of the league table with 24 points. While Elche is in 15th position with 10 points. Real Madrid had created an opportunity in the second minute thanks to the action of piercing Rodrygo before firing a strong shot from outside the penalty area. However, the ball can still be saved by goalkeeper Kiko Casilla.

Elche’s turn to have a chance in the 20th minute. Lucas Boye picked up a cross and entered the box before shooting from a tight angle. Unfortunately, Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was too quick to block the ball. Madrid took the lead in the 22nd minute thanks to the arrival of Vinicius Junior in the box after a pass from Casemiro who took advantage of an error by an Elche player. Score 1-0 for Carlo Ancelotti’s team.

Four minutes later, it was Mariano’s turn to try his luck. His shot from a tight angle just hit the outside of the goal. Elche had the opportunity to equalize several times, but coach Fran Escriba’s side still failed to score the Madrid goal.

As he tried to catch up, Elche actually played with 10 men after Raul Guti received a second yellow card in the 63rd minute for a foul on Toni Kroos. More players used Madrid directly to double the advantage.

Madrid’s efforts succeeded after managing to score a goal in the 73rd minute. Vinicius got his name back on the scoresheet, he recovered the ball deep from Luka Modric before firing his shot from a tight angle in front of Casilla. The position is 2-0. Elche closed the gap in the 86th minute thanks to Pere Milla’s goal. Receiving feedback from Benedetto after taking advantage of Casemiro’s mistake, Milla successfully defeated Courtois. The score fell to 2-1. The score lasts until the end of the game. (OL-8)


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