Match Report Real Madrid 5 – Leganés 0: Ghosts Sent Away

Match Report Real Madrid 5 – Leganés 0: Ghosts Sent Away


Real Madrid received at home the worst team in La Liga to follow FC Barcelona in the leadership of the table and Los Blancos didn’t miss the opportunity to have a pleasant evening (5-0) before Halloween. This time, there was not chance for any surprise and Zidane’s men thrashed Leganés with Benzema leading the team once again.

Real Madrid calendar during the month of November is ideal to gain confidence and recover players that are not giving the best of them. Also to clarify the importance of some others, like Rodrygo Goes and Fede Valverde who showed once again against Leganés that both should be included in the starting eleven.

Before the 10th minute of the game, Los Blancos were already leading the scoreboard 2-0, thanks to two assists from Karim Benzema tapped by Rodrygo and Toni Kroos, who keeps showing a great level this season. Before the half time, Sergio Ramos scored from the penalty spot, helped by the VAR because he missed the first shot.

The game was over, but we saw this story twice this year against Levante and Granada. However, this time there was option for any surprise. Benzema scored the fourth one from the penalty spot and even Luka Jovic had time to score his first goal as madridista with a good header. The result could be even bigger, because Leganés showed all the problems at Bernabéu stadium and Los Blancos could have scored many more goals.

Now Real Madrid host Betis during the weekend before playing a very important game in the Champions League against Galatasaray. It looks like Zinedine Zidane has found his perfect line-up, with Valverde in the midfield, even if Luka Modric was fit to play against Leganés. Rodrygo is also bidding to start the games, especially with Gareth Bale out of the pitch. All good news before starting the month of November, ideal to steal the leadership to Barcelona.