Real Madrid end Betis ‘ perfect start with win in La Liga

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In a 2-1 victory over Real Betis on Saturday,

Vincius Jnior and Rodrygo scored to help Real Madrid snap Real Betis’ unbeaten start to the Spanish league.

The young Brazilian attackers played a key role in Madrid’s record-breaking 14th European Cup victory last season,

and they once again made the difference in a matchup between the top two Spanish teams in the first month.

Madrid extended its lead in the standings after winning all four of its contests. Betis,

who had won all three of its games,

fell three points short of first position. Before visiting Sevilla later, Barcelona was in third position and five points behind.

On Saturday, Vinicius put on another brilliant performance for Real Madrid,

proving that he can make a significant difference whenever he enters the field.

With a well-taken goal against Real Betis,

the 22-year-old gave Los Blancos the lead,

showcasing his steadier play.

Thankfully for Carlo Ancelotti,

Rodrygo impressed as well by scoring off the bench, while Aurelien Tchouameni looked settled in the middle of the park.

On Saturday, Vinicius put on another brilliant performance for Real Madrid,

proving that he can make a significant difference whenever he enters the field.

With a well-taken goal against Real Betis,

the 22-year-old gave Los Blancos the lead, showcasing his steadier play.

Fortunately for Carlo Ancelotti,

Rodrygo also made an impression by scoring after coming off the bench,

while Aurelien Tchouameni appeared at ease in the middle of the field.

In their opening home match of the year,

Madrid’s players gave their supporters the Champions League trophy and the newly won UEFA Super Cup before the game began. The team travelled for the first three rounds while they continued to renovate Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

In five seasons, Betis had not suffered a defeat against Real Madrid,

winning twice, drawing once, and not giving up a goal there.

In the ninth minute,

Vinicius ended that strange scoring drought against the Seville-based team when he raced onto a long pass from David Alaba that let him free of Betis’ thick defence. He finished the move by chipping the ball over goalkeeper Rui Silva.

In their first home game of the season,

Madrid’s players honoured their supporters before the game by presenting the Champions League trophy and the recently won UEFA Super Cup. Due to ongoing renovations at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, the team played the first three rounds away from home.

In five seasons,

Betis had not suffered a loss against Real Madrid; instead, they had won twice, drawn once, and allowed just one goal there.

In the ninth minute, when he raced onto a long pass from David Alaba that played him clear of Betis’ high backline, Vinicius ended that strange scoring drought against the Seville-based team. By chipping the ball over goalkeeper Rui Silva, he completed the move.

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Madrid’s players honoured their supporters before the start of their season-opening home match by presenting the Champions League trophy and the recently won UEFA Super Cup. Since Santiago Bernabeu Stadium is still being renovated, the Madrid played the first three rounds away from home.

Over the course of five seasons, Betis had not suffered a loss at Real Madrid, triumphing twice, drawing once, and without giving up a goal.

In the ninth minute, Vinicius ended that strange scoring drought against the Seville-based team by sprinting onto a long ball from David Alaba that let him free of Betis’ thick defence. His final action was to chip the ball over Rui Silva, the goalkeeper.

Lex Moreno and Borja Iglesias cleverly threw in a throw-in that Sergio Canales converted to tie the score for Betis in the 17th minute. Iglesias, who leads Betis in goals scored with four, returned Moreno’s throw-in so that Canales could score at an angle.

The rest of the game, though, belonged to Madrid, who had a string of scoring opportunities while Betis was unable to pose another threat to Thibaut Courtois’ goal.

After Canales’ goal, Vinicius missed an opportunity to put his team back in the lead when he mishandled a pass from Rodrygo that he only needed to send Silva’s way. Then, Silva was in excellent form as he lunged to block a strong header by Aurelien Tchouameni.

But Rodrygo converted Madrid’s dominance into a second goal in the 65th when Silva failed to keep out his slick redirection of substitute Federico Valverde’s pass into the heart of the box.

Madrid will play Celtic on Tuesday in Glasgow to open up its title defence.

Madrid extended its lead in the standings after winning all four of its contests. Betis, who had won all three of its games, fell three points short of first position. Before visiting Sevilla later, Barcelona was in third position and five points behind.

On Madrid’s ranking of head managers with the most victories in their careers, Carlo Ancelotti rose to the third spot. With 133 wins, he trails only Miguel Muñoz (357) and Zinedine Zidane (172). (172).

In their opening home match of the year, Madrid’s players gave their supporters the Champions League trophy and the newly won UEFA Super Cup before the game began. The club played the first three rounds on the road as it conducts rehabilitation work on Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.

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