Villarreal inflicts Real Madrid’s first loss in 2023 and presents a gift to Barcelona

goals video : Villarreal – Real Madrid -Played on 01/07/ 2023

Villarreal achieved a valuable victory over Real Madrid, 2-1, this evening, Saturday, at the “La Ceramica” stadium, in the 16th round of La Liga.


Karim Benzema scored for Real Madrid from a penalty kick in the 60th minute, while Villarreal’s Jeremy Pino scored in the 47th minute and Gerard Moreno scored from a penalty kick in the 63rd minute.

Villarreal raised its score to 27 points in fifth place in the La Liga table, while Real Madrid’s balance froze at 38 points in second place behind Barcelona.

The way has become clear for the Catalan team to take the lead once again if it beats Atletico Madrid tomorrow, Sunday, at the top of the round confrontations.

first half

The match began with pressure from the hosts, and Moreno crossed Coquelin, who backheeled the left post in the 4th minute.

Real Madrid’s first attempt came through Brazilian defender Militao, with a shot in the 8th minute, which was easily caught by goalkeeper Pepe Reina.

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema received a through ball and hit a powerful ball that passed over the horizontal bar of Villarreal’s goal in the 13th minute.

Benzema passed a ball towards his colleague Eder Militao, who hit a powerful ball that passed by the left post of Villarreal’s goal in the 20th minute.

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Courtois excelled in blocking a solo from Jeremy Pino in the 23rd minute, as Pino tried to dodge before shooting, and the Belgian caught the ball.

Benzema passed the ball towards Vinicius Junior, who aimed the ball, but goalkeeper Pepe Reina brilliantly saved it in the 40th minute.

Parejo sent a cross towards Jeremy Pino, who hit the bird with a ball that Courtois caught, then the first half ended in a goalless draw.

Second half

At the start of the second half, Jeremy Pino succeeded in scoring the lead goal in the 47th minute, as he received a ball from Moreno to shoot into the net.

The referee of the match pointed to a penalty kick in favor of Real Madrid after a handball was found on Foyth, a Villarreal defender, inside the area.

The referee was confirmed after reviewing the video technique, and Karim Benzema rushed to shoot and successfully scored the equalizing goal in the 60th minute.

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In the same scenario, the referee referred to a penalty kick in favor of Villarreal because there was a touch of a hand on Alaba, a Real Madrid defender, inside the area.

And rush to implement Gerard Moreno, who scored the second goal for the yellow submarines against Real Madrid in the 63rd minute.

Fede Valverde crossed the ball into the penalty area towards Rodrigo, who shot over Villarreal’s goal in the 77th minute.

Vinicius Junior missed the opportunity to score the equalizer in the 86th minute, with a shot inside the area that passed over Villarreal’s goal.

Real Madrid players’ attempts to adjust the score failed, and the team suffered its first defeat in the new year.

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