2-0: Eighth victory followed by the leader

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CHRONICLE | 07/10/2020 | Javier Vazquez

Madrid beat Alavés with goals from Benzema and Asensio, maintaining the 4-point lead and finishing unbeaten for the fifth consecutive game.

  • The league
  • Matchday 35
  • Fri, Jul 10
Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium
He Real Madrid add and go. The leader of the League won in the Say Stéfano Alavés, already has eight consecutive victories and maintains the 4 points advantage three days from the end. They marked Benzema from the penalty spot and Asensio for him Madrid, who did not concede a goal for the fifth game in a row.

Mendy occupied the left side and Lucas Vazquez the right, and in minute 1 both were protagonists of the first Real Madrid arrival, which ended with a deflected shot of Modric. The reply was put by Alavés immediately: Joselu headed the crossbar and Varane took a second shot from Lucas Pérez under the sticks. The shock promised in intensity and, after 10 minutes, again Mendy showed his power on the left. Ximo Navarro knocked him down inside the area and Benzema He was in charge of transforming the penalty into 1-0.


In 12 ’, Kroos He shot looking for the squad and in 17 'a center of Mendy almost ended in Camarasa's own goal. The Blue and Whites did not give up with Burke testing the defense and Courtois, while Rodrygo and Benzema they had the last chances before the break. On the restart, the referee changed due to Gil Manzano's injury and in the 50th minute he Madrid expanded his advantage. Benzema and Asensio They stood hand in hand against Roberto and the Balearic team scored a pleasure, which was canceled in the first instance for offside but ended up granting the VAR.


Then came the best Madrid minutes, combining and with long possessions. But Benzema, Lucas Vazquez and Rodrygo they didn't hit Roberto's goal in 57 ’, 64’ and 75 ’. In defense, the team is on its way to signing the best season in its history in the League (21 goals conceded). Zidane was giving entrance to Valverde, Vinicius Jr, Isco, Hazard and Brahim to close a very complete game of Real Madrid, who already thinks about the decisive week of the League.

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