Real Madrid defeated UD Las Palmas this Wednesday thanks to two goals: one from Brahim, just before half-time, and another from Joselu, in the second half. In the first, the whites laid siege to the rival goal and could have scored more goals, but the good performance of goalkeeper Álvaro Valles prevented this. In the 56th minute, Vinicius entered the pitch, a month after being injured. With the victory, Carlo Ancelotti’s men once again surpass FC Barcelona in points, which yesterday could not go beyond a draw against Mallorca. The whites will travel next Saturday to Girona (6:30 p.m., Dazn), where the new leader of the championship awaits them, victorious in their match today in Villarreal (1-2).
Arrizabalaga, Alabama (Lucas Vazquez, 40 minutes), Nacho, Rüdiger, Ferland Mendy (Fran Garcia, 76 minutes), Camavinga (Kroos, 76 minutes), Brahim Diaz (Dani Ceballos, 56 minutes), Aurelien Tchouameni, Federico Valverde, Rodrygo and Joselu (Vinicius Junior, min. 57)
Alvaro Valles, Saul Coco, Julian Araujo, Daley Sinkgraven (Sergi Cardona, 45th minute), Curbelo, Munir, Christian Herrera, O. Mfulu (Kirian Rodriguez, 45th minute), Jonathan Viera (Maximo Perrone, 76th minute), Javi Munoz (76th minute) and Sory Kaba (57th minute)
Goals 1-0 min. 47: Brahim Diaz. 2-0 min. 53: Josel.
Referee José Luis Munuera Montero
Yellow cards Saul Coco (min. 78)
Mfulu: “We wanted a little more here”
The Las Palmas midfielder was disappointed with the final result. “It’s a shame, we wanted a little more here, it couldn’t be today,” declared the Congolese at the end of the match.
The match ends at the Santiago Bernabéu. Real Madrid defeated Las Palmas 2-0.
Loidice sends his shot to the clouds
The Las Palmas midfielder tried to hit from the inside, but his shot ended up in the stands.
Yellow for Coco
The Las Palmas defender is cautioned after a strong tackle on Valverde.
Changes at UD Las Palmas
Loidice and Perrone enter. Vieira and Muñoz leave.
Two changes in Madrid
Kroos and Fran García enter. Camavinga and Mendy leave.
Kirian tries again
Kirian Rodríguez shoots from outside the area, but Kepa contains the shot without further complications.
UD Las Palmas begins to leave
It is becoming more and more difficult for the Las Palmas players to return. Madrid intimidates in the open field.
Kirian’s shot goes very wide
Kirian Rodríguez tries from a distance, but his shot goes wide of Kepa’s goal.
Vinicius tries the first
The Brazilian leaves two rivals, but then his shot is blocked by the Canarian defense.
Change in Las Palmas
Kaba leaves his place on the field of play. Marvin Park enters the field.
Vinicius returns, a month later
Vinicius Jr enters the field, after being out for a month. Joselu is the one who leaves the party. Brahim also leaves his place to Dani Ceballos.
REAL MADRID GOAL
Goal by Joselu. The Madrid striker extends the lead with a great header. The assistance was from Rodrygo.
Two changes at UD Las Palmas
Sinkgraven and Mfulu leave the field of play. Cardona and Kirian Rodríguez enter. The latter was the scorer of the goal that gave Las Palmas the victory against Mallorca.
The second half begins
The second half begins at the Santiago Bernabéu. Real Madrid beats UD Las Palmas by the minimum.
Brahim takes his chance
So far, Brahim Díaz is taking advantage of the trust Ancelotti has placed in him for this match. The midfielder was active during the match and ended up scoring in the last play of the first half, to give Real Madrid the advantage.
End of the first half
At half-time, Real Madrid beat UD Las Palmas by the minimum.
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