In the derby encounter against Atletico Madrid on Sunday night in the sixth round of La Liga at Civitas Metropolitano, the home of the Rojiblancos, Real Madrid extended its winning streak by winning 2-1.
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In the 18th and 36th minutes, he scored for Real Madrid Rodrygo and Fede Valverde,
while in the 83rd minute, Hermoso scored for Atletico Madrid.
With this win, Real Madrid increased their lead in the La Liga standings to 18 points,
while Atletico Madrid’s score stagnated at 10 points in seventh place.
Following that, the hosts applied pressure early on, and in the sixth minute Felipe fired a strong header
from within the penalty area that went over Courtois’ horizontal crossbar.
A strong shot was made within the penalty area by Yannick Carrasco. Thibaut Courtois of
Real Madrid was outstanding in stopping it and putting it into a corner in minute 12.
In the 17th minute, Kondogbia launched a ball from outside the penalty area that landed
next to the left goal post.
Meanwhile, Rodrygo managed to score the goal for Merengue in the 18th minute, after his teammate
Chuamini sent a pass deep into the penalty area, which was the first offensive and threat to
Real Madrid in the game. He took aim just to Oblak’s right of the goal.
In the 25th minute, Courtois displayed even more masterful play by deflecting Antoine
Griezmann’s hard shot into the corner after blocking it on the edge of the penalty area.
In fact, Fede Valverde scored Meringue’s second goal in the 36th minute after Vinicius Junior went to the left side and attempted a shot that hit the right post and bounced in front of him.
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No team threatened the other’s goal in the opening thirty minutes of the second half, as activity in the midfield retreated without any real danger.
In the 74th minute, Real Madrid had an indirect free kick from outside the penalty area. The ball was delivered to Valverde, who fired a rocket over Oblak’s goal.
In the 78th minute, Correa of Atletico Madrid entered the penalty area and fired a ground ball that goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois caught.
The Atletico Madrid defender Hermoso scored in the 83rd minute after Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois made a disastrous error in handling one of the cross balls.
However, Hermoso intervened violently on Dani Ceballos of Real Madrid, and the match’s referee showed him a second yellow card before ejecting him. Merengue won three points and the game in the 91st minute to extend its winning streak.