1-3: Qualified for the eighth of the Copa del Rey

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CHRONICLE | 01/22/2020 | Alberto Navarro

The goals of Bale, Brahim and Gongora, in their own door, give the victory against Unionistas to Real Madrid, who on Friday will meet his rival.

  • Copa del Rey
  • Round of 16
  • 01/22/2020
The Tracks of the Helmántico
The Real Madrid he was not surprised at his premiere at the Copa del Rey and qualified for the round of 16 after defeating the Unionists of Salamanca in a match in which he was very solid from the start. The whites, who chain 18 games without losing, went ahead in the 18th minute. James focused, Gongora cleared his head and the ball reached Bale, who lowered him with his chest and his right-hand shot was poisoned when he hit Guille Andrés and beat Brais. A minute later Góngora himself responded with a strong shot from the front that he found a stretch of Areola.


The Real Madrid He had the game under control and had two opportunities to extend distances before the break. Benzema He tried it on a personal play in 35 ’, but the ball hit the side of the net. Two minutes later, and behind a wall with Casemiro, James He beat Brais with a pretty Vaseline, but the crossbar avoided the second goal visitor.


The second half began with more occasions. Center Bale with the right in 49 ’, Vinicius Jr. put the ball on the penalty spot with a nice resource with the heel, Benzema touched it and arrived James from the second line to finish off in the mouth of the goal, but Brais shone on the line saving his team. It seemed that the second goal of the whites was a matter of time, but Álvaro Romero, who had just entered the field, drew in the 57 ’.


The Real Madrid he put the game on again five minutes later. Center Marcelo and topped on the second stick Brahim, which had replaced Bale. Gongora, very forced, scored in his goal in the attempt to clear. The local reaction was instantaneous and De la Nava was able to tie in 65 ’, but shot at the hands of Areola. The Real Madrid did not want more scares and arrived with more and more danger to the Unionist area. Bad luck prevented them from making the third in 85. ' A powerful shot of Brahim He found the stick, Carvajal picked up the rejection, focused and Brais shone in the head of Vinicius Jr. The ball reached Jović, whose shot hit the post again. Already in the addition, Brahim He signed 1-3 after a personal play. The Madrid already expect rival in eighths.

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