CHRONICLE | 09/20/2020
Real Madrid sought victory until the end in a match with chances for both teams.
- The league
- Matchday 2
- Sun, Sep 20
Arrivals were constant and the first opportunity was Bouquets. Kroos took a corner in the 36 'and the captain crashed his shot at the half turn in the body of two local defenders. Four minutes later he tried Benzema inside the area after a nice team play. The last chance before the break was for Real. Courtois, immense, he was more successful than Isak in a heads up at 43 ’.
Opportunities and debuts
The second half started with an opportunity for Real Sociedad. Oyarzabal saw Barrenetxea uncheck and the latter's volley passed a few inches from the Madrid goal. The reply was from Carvajal with a long shot in the 55th minute that put Remiro in serious trouble to save the ball.
Even clearer was the auction of Benzema from the front, which forced the goalkeeper to make a creditable intervention in the 62nd minute. The meeting was very open and Zidane gave entrance to Casemiro, Valverde and the debutante Marvin instead of Odegaard, Rodrygo and Modric. From there until the end the domain of the Real Madrid, who went for the winning goal, but did not find it. In the added time he also debuted Arribas, another champion of the Youth League, who jumped onto the grass instead of Vinicius Jr.