0-1: Madrid increases their lead advantage

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CHRONICLE | 06/28/2020

Beat Espanyol with a goal from Casemiro after a spectacular heel assist from Benzema and take two points to the second classified.

  • The league
  • Matchday 32
  • Sun, Jun 28
RCDE Stadium
He Real Madrid added to Espanyol his fifth consecutive victory and leads the League with two points of advantage over Barcelona six days from the end. The goal he scored Casemiro at the edge of the break was decisive, but the heel with which he assisted will remain for the memory Benzema.

The match started at a fast pace and the first occasion was for the locals after a quick counterattack that Darder ended, which was met by Carvajal in his shot from the penalty spot. Five minutes later he was Casemiro very close to surprising Diego López from his field. Chances kept coming. He finished again in the 10 ’ Casemiro, this time with the left and forcefully, and Ramos, head, did not find the goal in goal mouth. Espanyol's response came in 24 '. Wu Lei's shot, which stood before Courtois, went off high.

Benzema Artwork

He Real Madrid He owned the match and it seemed that getting ahead on the scoreboard was a matter of time. I try Benzema inside the area with a nice threaded shot that forced Diego López to show off in 36 '. The goalkeeper was key once again in 44 'when he cleared a volley from the corner for Hazard from the penalty spot after a series of rejections. But a minute later came the play that changed the game. Ramos prolonged with the head and Benzema, within the area, received a list. The French, from behind, saw the unchecking of Casemiro and a technical detail of genius was invented. A touch of heel with which he assisted between Bernardo's legs to the Brazilian, who made it 0-1.


The goal did a lot of damage to Espanyol and gave tranquility to the Real Madrid, who was close to expanding distances when returning from the locker room. Center Isco in 51 ’and Benzema, at the far post, was close to surprising Diego López with a very complicated shot in the air. Minutes later Zidane gave way to Vinicius Jr. and Rodrygo instead of Isco and Hazard.

Second consecutive game without receiving a goal

He Real Madrid, very serious, he knew how to keep the income obtained until the end, he hardly gave his rival chances and showed why he is the team with the fewest goals in the League and the strongest visitor in the competition. He finished unbeaten for the second consecutive game and there are 6 finals ahead.

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