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CHRONICLE | 07/16/2020 | Alberto Navarro

Real Madrid beat Villarreal with a Benzema brace and claim their 34th championship.

  • The league
  • Matchday 37
  • Thu, Jul 16
Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium
He Real Madrid He did not miss the first opportunity he had to achieve the title and the League 34 is already a reality. The team won with a double of Benzema to Villarreal in the stadium Alfredo Di Stéfano and added his tenth victory in the ten games played after confinement. Madrid conquers the championship with one day to go.

Aware of what was at stake, the Whites came out dominating and with such high pressure that it was practically only played in the Villarreal field. The first dangerous move came in four minutes. Long pass Ramos, control of Carvajal and the Vaseline on the right side did not surprise Asenjo. Three minutes later he focused Modric and the ball ended up in the hands of the visiting goalkeeper after the Benzema, which opened the marker before the hydration pause. He recovered Casemiro in the core, attended Modric and the Frenchman defined perfectly by straining the ball between Asenjo's legs. Thus it came to rest.


The game did not change after passing through the locker room. He Real Madrid He was still dominating and was close to widening distances in the 54 '. Carvajal He made a first cut with the heel, got rid of another visiting defender with a nice dribble and his shot with his left foot forced Asenjo to intervene. Zidane then gave entrance to Asensio and Vinicius Jr. instead of Rodrygo and Hazard.

Benzema: 21 league goals

Everything changed in the 73rd minute. Ramos He retrieved the ball in the spinal cord, drove to the area and was knocked down by Sofian. BenzemaSecondly, he transformed the shot from 11 meters, which had to be repeated previously because players from the two teams entered the area before Ramos will hit the ball.

The third Real Madrid goal could arrive shortly after, but Kroos He found the crossbar in a powerful and far left-footed shot from the front. He went from 3-0 to 2-1 after Iborra's header, against which he could do nothing Courtois in 83 ’. There was still time ahead, but the Real Madrid it gave a new sample of the defensive solidity that has made him conquer the title and he only gave one occasion to his rival. It came in the added and forced to show off Courtois twice. League 34 is already ours!

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