CHRONICLE | 07/13/2020 | Javier Vazquez
Madrid defeats Granada with two great goals from Mendy and Benzema and arrives 4 points ahead of the last two days of the League.
- The league
- Matchday 36
- Mon, Jul 13
Good start of Madrid, who endured the intense pressure of the locals with long possessions until Isco signed the first shot in the 4 '. And after 10 minutes, the team took the lead thanks to a goal from Mendy. The French winger surprised the local defense with a powerful change of pace to the baseline and his left foot skimmed past the squad. Those of Zidane They wanted more and they put together a very nice play to make it 2-0. Heel of Isco in the midfield and assistance from Modric to Benzema, who stepped on the area and defined with the right in the 16th minute.
Granada also had their chance in the first half with a header from Domingos Duarte that cleared Courtois. The Andalusians were well suited for the break and in the 50 'they cut distances through Machís. When the game time was up Isco tried fortune from the front and immediately entered Asensio and Rodrygo to try to counteract the good moment of the premises.
The leader knew how to suffer
With the equalized forces in the decisive section of the match, fatigue began to take its toll on the players. In the last 5 minutes Granada had a draw twice. First Antoñín spliced a good shot that forced to intervene Courtois and, in the continuation of the play, Azeez finished with everything and Sergio Ramos cleared on the line. The leader knew how to suffer to add an important victory and on Thursday he has options to mathematically proclaim himself the league champion.