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Real Madrid, who began the season resolving video games uphill, have begun to discover a technique to put them downhill. Against Osasuna, he delivered a stable monologue by which he hardly felt threatened, once more beneath the baton of Luka Modric. He scored Bellingham, as at all times, 10 targets in 10 video games, however the Croatian as soon as once more left flashes of his magic. Almost every little thing labored for Madrid, which is main the nationwide staff break.

Real Madrid


Arrizabalaga, Ferland Mendy, Aurelien Tchouameni, Dani Carvajal (Lucas Vázquez, min. 78), Rüdiger, Federico Valverde, Jude Bellingham (Dani Ceballos, min. 72), Modric (Brahim Diaz, min. 78), Camavinga (Kroos, min. . 66), Vinicius Junior (Rodrygo, min. 72) and Joselu



Herrera, David García, Juan Cruz, Catena, Jesús Areso, Jon Moncayola (Pablo Ibáñez, min. 79), Lucas Torró, Aimar Oroz (Raul García de Haro, min. 79), Rubén García (Arnáiz, min. 70), Ante Budimir (Chimy Ávila, min. 70) and Rubén Peña (Kike Barja, min. 79)

Goals 1-0 min. 8: Jude Bellingham. 2-0 min. 54: Jude Bellingham. 3-0 min. 64: Vinicius Junior. 4-0 min. 69: Joselu.

Referee Guillermo Cuadra Fernandez

Yellow playing cards Rüdiger (39 minutes), Aurelien Tchouameni (59 minutes) and Kike Barja (83 minutes)

For the Bernabéu it was a cheerful afternoon. He lives with the uncertainty of not realizing what his final time with Modric will likely be. She celebrates him when the lineup is recited and the speaker leaves his title for final. She applauds him when he approaches the barrier to take the primary nook. He celebrates if he steals a ball. Everything is interpreted as indicators for hope: there should still be one other afternoon, one other go, one other verse with the skin.

After having him watch three video games in a row from the bench, Ancelotti recovered the Croatian and launched him on the grass to do nearly no matter he needed. Valverde, Camavinga and Bellingham shaped essentially the most secure factor seen within the middle of the sphere, whereas Modric floated right here and there, at his whim, listening to Osasuna’s compact formation. Jagoba Arrasate, who couldn’t sit on the bench as a consequence of an expulsion, organized for his individuals to attend, and above all to attempt to forestall Madrid from shocking them on the run.

Modric watched that from a distance. Sometimes between the middle backs, who because of the accumulation of absences had been Rüdiger and Tchouameni. Ancelotti selected to delay the pivot as an alternative of putting Mendy there, partly due to his talent within the aerial sport, a basic Osasuna useful resource. The Frenchman didn’t hesitate, nor did he hardly hesitate with the place, and, as at all times, he was very dominant within the lower, additionally again there, as a brush automobile. Modric started the assaults very near him, usually to the correct of him, with Carvajal in entrance, already past the middle of the sphere. The Croatian watched from that space for the looks of a crack, like a predator ready for the whiskers of a prey to seem.

Madrid monopolized the ball, which they carried from left to proper, however the shot got here from the Croatian. He discovered a really slim tunnel and there he despatched the ball into the realm to Carvajal, who left it, after all, to Bellingham, who at all times arrives. He in the reduction of and scored once more. The Englishman supported the staff when Vinicius was lacking, and now that he has returned, he continues with the scoring hammer. This time additionally with the second, after a wall with Valverde.

Luka Modric and Lucas Torro in a play during the match.
Luka Modric and Lucas Torro in a play in the course of the match.Associated Press/LaPresse (APS)

Bellingham has shifted Madrid’s gravitational middle, which seems much less to the Brazilian’s left as a technique to trigger chaos. The Englishman is spending extra time in his space, sure that he’ll find yourself discovering a reward there, just like the aim they scored in Naples. But after the harm, Vinicius remains to be not as robust as when he dazzled as essentially the most destabilizing footballer on the planet. Against Osasuna he recalled one thing extra of his moments of unleashed baroqueism, undoing the trail once more and once more to problem the identical defender once more. Although with out taking an excessive amount of benefit from these dance steps but.

This time the poison was not within the sting of the dribble. She took him out at a gallop, like in his first comfortable instances. With a quick contact from the skin, a go from Valverde was despatched into house, and it took off alone in direction of Herrera. Face to face with him, an uncommon decision: Ronaldo Nazario dribble, goalkeeper to the bottom and aim into an empty web. He additionally left one other unusual morsel. He dropped a ball in entrance, with David García harassing him behind him. The Brazilian held his personal in opposition to a rocky central defender, noticed Joselu arrive and assisted him within the fourth.

The sport didn’t abandon Real’s monologue script. Kepa wanted to stretch only for one cease. Osasuna’s different huge likelihood noticed Budimir ship it over the crossbar.

The afternoon was heading in direction of a succession of small tributes within the adjustments, the most important for Luka Modric. The stands bid him farewell on their toes whereas he rotated applauding, a gesture that might additionally perform as goodbye the day he lastly performs, however for now it is just so long, till the subsequent efficiency. The Croatian nonetheless has class and ingenuity left for some moments, so appreciated. The Bernabéu squeezed them out, and so did he, who returned to the sphere after the tip for just a few extra applauses.

In this festive environment of a placid and sentimental afternoon, one thing anticlimactic occurred: Joselu missed a penalty. He shot to the middle and Herrera was nonetheless there. Madrid has a crater within the eleven meters: Vinicius failed in preseason, Rodrygo failed in opposition to Celta already within the League, and now Joselu. They haven’t but provide you with a most penalty after the vacations. But on this staff that takes off, even crises occur within the midst of placidity, already at 4-0.

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