1-0: Defeat in the City of Valencia

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CHRONICLE | 02/22/2020 | Alberto Navarro | PHOTOGRAPHER: Antonio Villalba

Real Madrid had the clearest chances but Levante took the victory with a goal in the 79th minute.

  • The league
  • 25th day
  • 02/22/2020
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The Real Madrid lost against Levante in the City of Valencia. The whites had the clearest chances but the locals scored in 79 'and kept that income until the end. The first danger play was Real Madrid. The bright finish of Benzema within the area it ended up in the hands of Aitor Fernández in 7 ’. Four minutes later the Frenchman had the clearest chance of the first half after a great pass from Isco, but the local goalkeeper was more successful in hand to hand.

The staging of the white team was being impeccable and in 16 ’he had another clear opportunity to score. Kroos He took a corner, the keeper of the Levant was wrong in the clearance and the stubbornness of Casemiro He left a few inches from the pole. The Real Madrid He deserved to go ahead and Levante raised his pressure line. Despite this, the occasions remained visitors with a prominent name: Modric. The Croatian finished high from the front in 32 ’and eight minutes later, and from a similar position, forced Aitor Fernández to send a corner kick.

Hazard's Occasion

As soon as the second half began, the Real Madrid asked for a hand from Campaña after an autopase of Isco. The game was beginning to be back and forth and in one of those rapid offensive transitions could advance the Real Madrid. Big pass Marcelo with the outside in 52 ’and Hazard, which was planted in the hand by hand with Aitor Fernández, crashed the ball into the body of the local goalkeeper. Minutes later the Belgian retired with discomfort and left Vinicius Jr. instead.

The minutes passed and in 79 ’Morales scored 1-0 with his left foot. There was time to try the comeback and the Real Madrid sought him until the end. Vinicius Jr. He left with speed and his pass back could not be taken advantage of by Benzema in 83 ’. Already in the addition could tie Bouquets upside down, but Aitor Fernández cut the ball.

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