MADRID. Real Madrid prevailed over Real Betis to win 2-1. It was Real Madrid to strike first with an early goal of Vinicius Junior at the 9′. Then it was a goal in the 17′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Rodrygo gave the win to Real Madrid in the 65′ minute with a goal.
The match was played at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu stadium in Madrid on Saturday and it started at 4:15 pm local time. The referee was José María Sánchez Martínez with the help of Raúl Cabañero Martínez and Juan José López Mir. The 4th official was Germán Cid Camacho. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot around 27.5 degrees Celsius or 81.57 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 26%.
The ball possession was identical with both team possessing the ball for 50% of the time.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Real Madrid was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Real Betis that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.
Real Madrid was more aggressive with 60 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Real Madrid won the match.
Real Madrid shot 21 times, 5 on target, 16 off target. On the other side, Real Betis shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Real Madrid. On the other side, Real Betis received 1 yellow card (E. Gonzalez).
After this match, Real Madrid will have 9 points like Real Betis to stay in the 1st place. On the other side, Real Betis will stay with 9 points like Real Madrid to stay in the 2nd place.
Real Betis will host Villarreal on the 11th of September with a 13-7 head to head statistic in favor of Villarreal (6 draws).
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 , Daniel Carvajal , Éder Militão , David Alaba , Ferland Mendy , Luka Modrić , Aurélien Tchouaméni , Eduardo Camavinga , Rodrygo , Karim Benzema and Vinícius Júnior .
Real Madrid made 4 changes: E. Camavinga for F. Valverde (63′), Rodrygo for D. Ceballos (80′), L. Modric for T. Kroos (80′) and D. Carvajal for A. Rudiger (90′).
Top player: Aurélien Tchouaméni
The player who no doubt impressed Real Madrid the most was Aurélien Tchouaméni even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 60 passes (88% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 16 duels out of 19. He performed 1 cross.
Real Betis: Formation and Lineups
Real Betis started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Manuel Luis Pellegrini Ripamonti played with: Rui Silva , Youssouf Sabaly , Luiz Felipe , Edgar González , Álex Moreno , Guido Rodríguez , Andrés Guardado , Sergio Canales , Nabil Fekir , Juanmi and Borja Iglesias .
Real Betis made 4 changes: N. Fekir for Luiz Henrique (12′), Y. Sabaly for A. Ruibal (71′), A. Guardado for Willian Jose (71′) and Juanmi for Joaquin (71′).
Top player: Sergio Canales
Probably the most impressive player in Real Betis was Sergio Canales.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 68 passes (85% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
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