Real Madrid defeated Valencia with Asensio’s fantastic mid-range shot at home.
Real Madrid (Real) won 2-0 in the 2022-23 season Spanish Primera Liga home game against Valencia, which took place at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid, Spain at 5 am on the 3rd (Korean time).
With the victory, Real Madrid maintained its second place in the league with 45 points from 14 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses. In addition, it fiercely pursued the leader FC Barcelona (50 points) by 5 points. On the other hand, Valencia recorded 20 points from 5 wins, 5 draws and 9 losses (20 points). League standings are 14th.
Real played in a 4-3-3 formation. At the forefront were Benzema, Asensio and Vinicius. Modric, Kroos, and Ceballos were placed in the second line, and the four-back was in order from left to right: Camavinga, Rudiger, Militang, and Nacho. The goal was kept by Courtois.
Valencia also faced off with a 4-3-3. Cavani, Castillejo and Reno were in the forefront, followed by Almeida, Guillamon and Musa. From left to right, the back four is Gaya, Diakabi, Paulista, and Polquie. Mamar Dashvili puts on goalkeeper gloves.
Real had a good chance in the 3rd minute of the first half. Asensio, who received Modric’s accurate penetrating pass, took a 1:1 opportunity from the right side of the penalty box. He then attempted a right-footed shot, but goalkeeper Mamar Dashvili fell and sensibly knocked it off.
Real’s offensive continued. Asensio, who was rushing to the goal for Benzema’s artistic heel kick pass, connected it with a left-footed shot, but the opponent’s defender caught it. Valencia faced bad news in the 36th minute when Militang was substituted due to injury. Instead, Carvajal was substituted.
In the course of a corner kick in the 3rd minute of added time in the first half, Real was on the rise, and Rudiger shook Valencia’s net. However, the score was canceled after a video review (VAR). It was judged that Benzema, who was competing for the ball in the penalty box, not Rudiger, committed a foul. The first half ended at 0-0. Valencia failed to hit a single shot in the first half.
토토사이트 The opening goal came in the 7th minute of the second half. Benzema, who caught the ball on the right flank, passed the pass to Asensio. Afterwards, Asensio, who caught the ball from a distance to the right of the penalty arc, fired a sharp left-footed shot to break Real’s net. It was not a kick, but it landed properly on the top of the foot and dug into the left side of the opponent’s goal with non-rotation. It was a fantastic mid-range gun.
Did this concession shake Valencia’s defense even more? Real scored an additional goal in the 9th minute of the second half after 2 minutes and ran away 2-0. Vinicius, who received Benzema’s pass this time as well, rushed through the left flank like a runaway locomotive and evaded the defender. Paulista also sprinted, but was unable to overcome Asensio’s main force. Then, he had a 1:1 chance with the goalkeeper from the left side of the penalty box, and finished it calmly with a right-footed shot.
In the 27th minute of the second half, a fierce battle of nerves broke out between the players of both teams. The moment Vinicius tried to break through from the left flank, Paulista kicked his leg, not the ball. Vinicius, who fell momentarily, stood up immediately and pushed Paulista away. Afterwards, as players from both teams came together and confusion arose, the referee immediately pulled out a red card to Paulista.
Outnumbered, Valencia completely lost the power to pursue. The match ended in a 2-0 victory for Real Madrid.