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Very little is sufficient for Arda Güler to go away a hint. And it was sufficient for Real Madrid with Arda Güler to get somewhat nearer to mathematically securing the League (they’re lacking 4 factors in 5 video games) and to undergo and not using a scratch, and giving refreshment to many gamers, the final cease earlier than the enormous occasion that He has subsequent Tuesday in Munich, within the first leg of the Champions League semi-final towards Bayern. Ancelotti's crew had sufficient with the Turk's purpose to double a Real crew with extra management and extra probabilities, however they didn’t discover a method to beat Kepa.

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Remiro, Javi Galán, Le Normand (André Silva, min. 89), Álvaro Odriozola (Elustondo, min. 75), Zubeldia, Take Kubo, Merino, Beñat Turrientes (Arsen Zakharyan, min. 66), Barrenetxea (Sheraldo Becker, min. . 75), Martín Zubimendi and Oyarzabal


Real Madrid

Arrizabalaga, Nacho, Dani Carvajal, Eder Militao, Fran Garcia (Camavinga, min. 76), Dani Ceballos (Federico Valverde, min. 68), Brahim Diaz (Rüdiger, min. 76), Aurelien Tchouameni, Modric (Lucas Vázquez, min. . 84), Arda Guler (Vinicius Junior, min. 68) and Joselu

Goals 0-1 min. 29: Arda Guler.

Referee José Luis Munuera Montero

Yellow playing cards Arda Guler (min. 15), Le Normand (min. 39), Fran Garcia (min. 55), Zubeldia (min. 70), Aurelien Tchouameni (min. 83), Merino (min. 87) and Nacho (min. 88)

Madrid thus saved a catwalk match. At first, solely two of those that had performed towards Barça appeared on the sphere, Tchouameni and Modric. There had been, nevertheless, those that needed to point out Ancelotti that he had been incorrect about all of them this time, particularly Dani Ceballos and Arda Güler, maybe additionally Kepa Arrizabalaga, now that the return of Thibaut Courtois is even starting to seem. And then Militão, who’s regularly coming back from the identical knee harm because the Belgian goalkeeper.

The Brazilian began once more for 32 days after falling on the primary spherical of the League in San Mamés, lower than 100 kilometers from the stadium that noticed him begin once more. Although Militão's views are completely different. Ancelotti is monitoring his progress to see if he might depend on him within the Champions League semi-final tie that opens on Tuesday and closes the next Wednesday on the Bernabéu. At the Reale Arena he confirmed extra power than finesse. He was attentive, energetic in protection, energetic within the collision, however nonetheless at a sure distance from the central defender who was certain to be initially and within the reduce.

Güler's case is completely different. The Turk, who had barely performed 100 minutes all season, solely 36 within the League, lastly discovered his second. Also the general public to style a footballer in whom he has glimpsed an excessive inspiration, meat of spotlight. The flashes that he has proven within the championship have been memorable: a shot towards the crossbar from the middle of the sphere in six minutes towards Osasuna, a purpose towards Celta in two. Against Real he took somewhat longer, however he scored once more when not even half an hour had handed. Tchouameni opened Carvajal diagonally to the best, the winger crossed a cross with the primary contact that crossed the realm and on the finish of which the Turk appeared to search out the web between Remiro's legs.

The frivolously crafted play summed up Madrid's second within the match. His relationship with the ball had additionally been reasonably gentle till then. The tempo was set by Real, decided to consolidate the sixth place that they despatched them to the Europa League subsequent season, and never fall to the Conference. Zubimendi and Turrientes commanded within the center and Barrene and Take threatened on the edges. The first part noticed Madrid below a downpour of crosses on the wet San Sebastian evening. Nothing severe, nothing too harmful, apart from a purpose disallowed for Take as a consequence of a earlier foul on Tchouameni. But all fairly annoying.

Ancelotti's battalion maintained positions whereas Alguacil's battalion dealt with the ball: a traditional plan through which Madrid appears tied up, disappeared, and finally ends up biting first. He discovered the purpose earlier than the sport.

Already within the second half, Güler obtained nearer to Ceballos and Modric, who left one other efficiency of sophistication and unreserved supply. They didn't movement an excessive amount of, nor for very lengthy stretches, however they had been appeasing the specter of Real, through which Take continued difficult Fran García.

The first section of the catwalk lasted simply over an hour, when Ancelotti introduced in Vinicius and Valverde for Güler and Ceballos. The Turk had left his mark; The Utrerano didn’t discover the thread of the sport.

The wind didn’t change. La Real continued to push searching for its European future. Alguacil introduced in Zakharyan, Becker and Elustondo, and Oyarzabal nearly equalized with a chipped ball that Rüdiger deflected together with his neck. Madrid endured the progress of the stopwatch with out nervousness. Little extra. Nothing much less. And after one other evening of crouching, he was about to increase the lead with a shot from Camavinga from point-blank vary. Enough to fly fortunately subsequent week to Munich.

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