Champions League: Real Madrid beats RB Leipzig 2-0 on Wednesday

MADRID. Real Madrid prevails over RB Leipzig with a 2-0 win with a goal from F. Valverde (80') and a goal from M. Asensio (90').

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MADRID. Real Madrid conquers RB Leipzig with a 2-0 win with a goal from F. Valverde (80′) and a goal from M. Asensio (90′).

The match was played at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu stadium in Madrid on Wednesday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Maurizio Mariani who was helped by Daniele Bindoni and Alberto Tegoni. The 4th official was Rosario Abisso. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 20.7 degrees Celsius or 69.17 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 61%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Real Madrid was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. RB Leipzig that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Real Madrid was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Real Madrid won the match.

Real Madrid shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, RB Leipzig shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Real Madrid received 1 yellow card (D. Carvajal). On the opposite side, RB Leipzig received 3 yellow cards (A. Haidara, C. Nkunku and X. Schlager).

After this encounter, Real Madrid has 3 points to occupy the 2nd place in the standings. while RB Leipzig stays with 0 points (4th).

Match Events

  • 64'
    64'

    M. Asensio

    E. Camavinga

  • 73'
    73'

    A. Haidara

  • 75'
    75'

    B. Henrichs

    M. Simakan

  • 75'
    75'

    K. Kampl

    A. Haidara

  • 80'
    80'

    F. Valverde

    Vinicius Junior

  • 81'
    81'

    Y. Poulsen

    E. Forsberg

  • 81'
    81'

    A. Silva

    T. Werner

  • 81'
    81'

    T. Kroos

    L. Modric

  • 81'
    81'

    F. Mendy

    D. Alaba

  • 82'
    82'

    C. Nkunku

  • 84'
    84'

    D. Carvajal

  • 85'
    85'

    D. Ceballos

    Vinicius Junior

  • 86'
    86'

    M. Diaz

    Rodrygo

  • 90'
    90'

    X. Schlager

  • 90'
    90'

    M. Asensio

    T. Kroos

Next match

In the upcoming Champions League match, Real Madrid will host Celtic on the 2nd of November with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Real Madrid (0 draws).

RB Leipzig will host Celtic on the 5th of October with a 1-1 head to head record.

Real Madrid: Formation and Lineups

Real Madrid started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Carlo Ancelotti chose to play with the following team: Thibaut Courtois (7.3), Daniel Carvajal (7.4), Antonio Rüdiger (7.0), Nacho Fernández (6.8), David Alaba (6.5), Luka Modrić (6.8), Aurélien Tchouaméni (7.2), Eduardo Camavinga (6.8), Federico Valverde (7.5), Rodrygo (7.1) and Vinícius Júnior (7.4).

Substitutes

Real Madrid made 5 changes: E. Camavinga for M. Asensio (64′), L. Modric for T. Kroos (81′), D. Alaba for F. Mendy (81′), Vinicius Junior for D. Ceballos (85′) and Rodrygo for M. Diaz (86′).

Top player: Federico Valverde

Probably the most impressive player in Real Madrid was Federico Valverde.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 26 passes (84% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 9. He performed 3 crosses.

RB Leipzig: Formation and Lineups

RB Leipzig started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Marco Rose played with: Péter Gulácsi (6.5), Mohamed Simakan (7.0), Willi Orbán (7.0), Abdou Diallo (7.0), David Raum (6.1), Amadou Haidara (6.2), Xaver Schlager (6.9), Dominik Szoboszlai (6.7), Emil Forsberg (7.0), Christopher Nkunku (6.2) and Timo Werner (7.2).

Substitutes

RB Leipzig made 4 changes: M. Simakan for B. Henrichs (75′), A. Haidara for K. Kampl (75′), E. Forsberg for Y. Poulsen (81′) and T. Werner for A. Silva (81′).

Top player: Timo Werner

Probably the most impressive player in RB Leipzig was Timo Werner.

His rating is (7.2) with 30 passes (80% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4.

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