Real Madrid defeats Elche by three goals and advances to the top of the Spanish League
Real Madrid continued its victories in the Spanish League, after defeating its host Elche, 3-0, in the match that brought them together on Wednesday evening, at the “Manuel Martinez Valero” stadium, in the tenth round of the Spanish League competition “La Liga”.
Uruguayan star Fede Valverde scored Real Madrid’s first goal, in the twelfth minute of the match, with a superb shot, placed to the right of the Elche goalkeeper.
The video technology “VAR” canceled another goal for the royal team in the 26th minute, after a great teamwork from Real Madrid players, for offside.
In the second half, French star Karim Benzema succeeded in adding the second goal of the royal team in the 75th minute, after receiving a back pass from Rodrygo, before shooting it to the right of the goalkeeper. Marco Asensio concluded the Meringue hat-trick in the 89th minute of the match, after following his colleague Rodrigo’s cross.
Real Madrid strengthened its lead in the La Liga standings with 28 points, 6 points ahead of runner-up Barcelona, with 22 points, before facing its guest Villarreal on Thursday evening, and Elche’s balance stopped at 3 points in the 20th and last place.
Real Madrid played the match with the following formation:
Goalkeeper: two colors.
Defense: Carvajal, Militao, Alaba and Rudiger.
Midfield: Kroos, Modric and Valverde.
Forwards: Benzema, Rodrygo and Vinicius Jr.
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