ELCHE. Real Madrid conquered Elche to win 2-1. V. Junior was the key to score 2 goals. It was Real Madrid to strike first with a goal of Vinicius Junior at the 22′. Then Vinicius Junior scored again for Real Madrid in the 73′ minute with a goal scoring a double. Eventually, P. Milla reduced the distance for Elche with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1. Real Madrid took advantage of its superior ball possession (56%).
R. Guti received a red card (64′). This double yellow card was one of the reason why Elche lost the match.
The match was held at the Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero Stadium in Elche on Saturday and this began at 12:00 pm local time. The referee was Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea who had the assistance of Roberto Díaz Pérez Del Palomar and Jon Núñez Fernández. The 4th official was Albert Catalá Ferrán. The weather was rainy. The temperature was pleasant around 22.3 degrees Celsius or 72.05 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 70%.
Real Madrid was in firm control of the ball 56% while Elche was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Elche was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 4 were on target. Still, Real Madrid found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Elche shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Real Madrid shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target.
Elche received 1 yellow card (R. Guti). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Real Madrid.
R. Guti (Elche) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (64′).
After this encounter, Elche will stay with 10 points like Celta de Vigo to stay in the 15th place. On the other side, Real Madrid will have 21 points like Sevilla and Real Betis to stay in the 2nd place.
Real Madrid will host Rayo Vallecano on the 6th of November with a 11-1 head to head stats in favor of Real Madrid (0 draws).
Elche: Formation and Lineups
Elche started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).
The manager Francisco Escriba Segura chose to play with the following team: Kiko Casilla , Helibelton Palacios , Enzo Roco , Pedro Bigas , Johan Mojica , Lucas Pérez , Raúl Guti , Omar Mascarell , Fidel , Javier Pastore and Lucas Boyé .
Elche made 5 changes: L. Perez for D. Benedetto (71′), J. Pastore for G. Gumbau (71′), Fidel for P. Milla (81′), L. Boye for Tete Morente (81′) and O. Mascarell for I. Marcone (81′).
Top player: Pere Milla
Probably the most impressive player in Elche was Pere Milla.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 0 passes (0% accurate) and 1 key pass.
His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 81′.
Real Madrid: Formation and Lineups
Real Madrid started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the opposite side, Carlo Ancelotti played with: Thibaut Courtois , Lucas Vázquez , Éder Militão , David Alaba , Marcelo , Luka Modrić , Casemiro , Toni Kroos , Rodrygo , Mariano Díaz and Vinícius Júnior .
Real Madrid made 5 changes: Rodrygo for M. Asensio (18′), Lucas for D. Carvajal (65′), Marcelo for F. Mendy (65′), L. Modric for E. Camavinga (84′) and Vinicius Junior for E. Hazard (85′).
Top player: Vinícius Júnior
The player who no doubt impressed Real Madrid the most was Vinícius Júnior.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 33 passes (96% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 13.
Results of the day
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