Real Madrid open 2022 by falling to Getafe

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Real Madrid open 2022 by falling to Getafe

Getafe ends unbeaten run for Real Madrid

Getafe secured a precious unanswered goal victory over Real Madrid on Sunday evening. As part of the 19-round La Liga competition, at the first “Coliseum Alfonso Perez” stadium.

Getafe’s Ines Unal of Turkey scored the game’s only goal, in the 9th minute.

With that result, Real Madrid’s tally freezes at 46 points at the top of the table. While Getafe takes their tally to 18 points in 16th place.

Match Events

The game began with pressure from the Meringue, but he conceded an early goal in the 9th minute, when Ines Onal took advantage of a fatal error from Ider Militao, cutting the ball in and singling out goalkeeper Courtois, firing down his left into the net.

Real Madrid almost conceded the second goal in the 14th minute, with another error from David Alaba, had it not been for the lead of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who dispersed the ball, before reaching Maximovic, who fired a poor ball into the hands of the Belgian goalkeeper.

Luka Modric tried to adjust the score for Real Madrid in the 17th minute. When he received a cross from Benzema, hitting a rocket that hit the horizontal crossbar.

Lucas Vazquez crossed from the right side, reaching Toni Kroos inside the area. Who hit the birdie just above the horizontal crossbar, in the 19th minute.

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Getafe’s Alinia almost added his side’s second goal, before half-time, when he aimed a powerful ball that hit defender Militao and turned into a corner.

Luka Modric fired a ball from the boundary of the area of operations, into the arms of Getafe goalkeeper David Soria, in the 57th minute.

Karim Benzema almost netted the equalizer for the Meringue, in the 67th minute, hitting a volley that Getafe defender Cuenca had headed over, turning it into the corner.

Marcelo demanded a penalty, in the 70th minute, claiming the Getafe defender had attracted him, but the referee refused to count it.

Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro aimed a ball at the birdie from the confines of the box. David Soria impressed in saving, turning it into a corner in the 76th minute.

After Real’s free-kick on the right end, Isco headed into the goalkeeper’s hands, in the 90th minute.

Real Madrid’s attempts to adjust the score failed, with Getafe picking up all three match points.

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