CHRONICLE | 09/28/2019 | Javier García | PHOTOGRAPHER: Helios de la Rubia / Antonio Villalba
The white team tied in his visit to Atlético and is the only undefeated player in the League.
- The league
- Day 7
Madrid sought to take the initiative from the beginning. The whites moved the ball with patience, while Atlético tried to steal and take advantage of its speed against it. Thus came the first rojiblanca occasion, a career of João Félix that ended in a shot too crossed. The danger in the opposite area came from the right wing of Bale. The Welshman tried his fortune with a distant throw that went wide.
Although without clear occasions, the game was opening with the passing of the minutes. The two teams looked for the rival fault and the ball stopped to generate danger. Given the difficulty in finding gaps between the local defense, Kroos forced Oblak to stretch with two shots from outside the area. João Félix also tried again from the front, but found no goal. Courtois it cleared a dangerous Trippier center in the last approach of a balanced first half.
The second period started with a header from Correa that went up. The Argentine had replaced Vitolo at the break. Madrid was still looking for Oblak's goal, but there was a lack of precision in attack. In 57 ’, Bale He finished off a ball that he received inside the area. With more than twenty minutes ahead, Zidane gave entrance to Modric. The Croatian fired deflected in his first intervention.
In 73 ’, Saúl headed a corner that touched the crossbar in one of the clearest of the premises. And two minutes later he replied Benzema with a great header from head to center Nacho that Oblak saved. James Y Jović they joined the white attack from the bench in search of the victory goal. However, equality remained until the end in the Metropolitan.