Real Madrid struggled to beat RB Leipzig in the dying minutes
The anthem of the Champions League in the Santiago Bernabéu. After all the miracles that happened in this white temple last season, the champion of Europe found its supporters, during the victory (2-0) against RB Leipzig.
The Madrid and the Leipzig yesterday experienced the first confrontation in its entire history. Of the AncelottiFishing Karim Benzema who is still injured, played his eighth game of the season unbeaten. With Rodrygo as false nine, escorted by Vinicius Jr and Fede Valverde and with Tchoameni, Camavinga and Modric in midfield, Madrid showed up at their stadium, albeit with some difficulty getting into the game.
In the first half, the white team did not feel comfortable at any time, they had more possession but no shots on goal. The RB Leipzig for his part, generated greater danger but ran into a Courteous Always alert.
In the last ten minutes, the Madrid showed more intensity, led by Luka Modric, who had Los Blancos’ best chance with his left foot, even claiming a possible penalty.
Madrid’s first change came in the 64th minute when Marco Asensio replaced Camavinga and Fede Valverde was moved into midfield. The Madrid They were still unable to generate chances and Leipzig were getting better and better in defence.
That was until the 80th minute, when a genius between Vinicius and Rodrigo ended in the legs of Valverde, who cut with his right and finished with his left to leave the ball in the goal. The Bernabéu erupted in cheers for the Uruguayan who went wild with celebration.
In stoppage time, Marco Asensio’s left-footed goal came from a pass from Toni Kroos. The “we are the kings of Europeboomed loudly and the banner held up by the Lower South made a lot of sense: “The Madrid it always comes back.
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