Daniel Carvajal de Real Madrid (left) and Sergio Ramos celebrate after Atletico Madrid Keeper Jan Oblak scored a goal on Saturday in Madrid, Spain. Photo: VCG
Real Madrid has reigned their title the Liga Pushing on Saturday, the leaders atletico 2-0 while their rivals of the city have undergone a first defeat of the season.
Real, who saved the campaign of their championship champion at the mid-week by making the last 16, passed third in the table, three points behind Atletico.
It was a disappointing night for the Diego Simeone side that if you praised an undefeated race of 26 games in the league, stretching up to February.
It was a race composed of 17 victories and nine prints. Realwas the last team to beat atletico in the league
“We confirmed the improper we showed in many regions against Sevilla and Borussia and gave another good display,” said the real coach Zinedine Zidane , reflecting the victories on his side during the last week that helped turn the season.
There are criticism that hurt, but they also make you stronger. “
“We have participated very well at the minute of one until the end, we must be satisfied with the job well done.”
His team was before after 15 minutes when Casemiro headed for House of a corner of Tone Kroos.
It was a reward for the early pressure of the true who had seen Karim BenzemDirected by a fine backup of Jan Oblak’s moments earlier.
Ateltico, who also returned the Knockout Champions League around the mid-week, had a hard time making an impression and Star Striker Luis Suarez was an anonymous Up Averg silhouette.
Real went 2-0 after 63 minutes with Kroos again the supplier.
His pass finally dropped for Dani Carvajal who triggered a reader of 30 meters that strikes the pole but was diverted into the net by the helpless Oblak.
The goalkeeper was credited with a goal of his problems.
It was only the fourth goal conceded by the defense of Atletico usually waterproof in 11 games of the league this season.
It was a night of frustration with Simeone’s men who only manage one shot on the target.
We did not have the courage to attack, we now have to work and improve. “
” They were better. They were extremely powerful, accurate and when they had their luck, they put them away, “Argentina said.
” We can have a bad game, we can. It hurts, yes it hurts. “
The egos also hurt.
Portuguese star Joao Felix showed his dissatisfaction to be replaced by Saul on time.
Suarez allowed an ironic smile when he has also been violated in favor of Geoffrey Kondogbia in the 73rd minute.
“Joao Felix, if he plays, he wants to contribute more, he wants to finish the 90 minutes”,SIMEONE
. I can not explain his behavior. “
In contrast, Zidane could be particularly happy for Casemiro who had returned from the quarantine of Covid-19 while Carvajal had recovered from an injury to the right leg.
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