Match Report Celta 1 – Real Madrid 4: An Exhibition to Be...

Match Report Celta 1 – Real Madrid 4: An Exhibition to Be One Point Away from the Title


Real Madrid didn’t feel the pressure and they thrashed (1-4) Celta Vigo in the postponed game of La Liga. Cristiano Ronaldo and Isco lead the team to win another three crucial points in the fight for the title. One point more in Málaga and Real Madrid will win La Liga.

Real Madrid started the game very well, as usual, looking for Sergio’s goal. The chances started to arrive very early, but they couldn’t finished after the last pass. In the 10th minute, the goal arrived after a counter attack guided by Isco, who passed back and Cristiano Ronaldo picked the ball. His shot touch the net.

When Los Blancos should be more comfortable with the ball, they started to play worse and Celta arrived with danger to Keylor Navas goal. Iago Aspas was a constant threat and he could draw the game from outside the box. In the 44th minute, Benzema could open the gap after a great assist from Modric, but the French striker missed the chance.

In the first minute of the second half, Guidetti had the chance to draw the game but he missed it. Just after that, Isco caught the ball and cross half of the pitch, he gave a perfect assist to Cristiano, who put the ball again into the goal. The game was even better for Los Blancos in the 62nd minute when Iago Aspas was sent off for diving in the area.

Celta could shorten the gap in the 67th minute, but Keylor Navas saved a really clear chance by Wass. Guidetti finally scored in the 69th minute after a lucky shot. It was time to worry for the result, but the third goal arrived in the next minute, when Benzema tap the ball in after an assist from Marcelo. Now it was time to look for the four goal and Cristiano had the best chance ever, but the Portuguese missed it.

After this chance, Real Madrid could score two or three goals more with Benzema or Lucas Vázquez until Kroos scored the fourth one in the 87th minute. Zidane’s side was much better than the rival and they only need now one more point to win La Liga title. It’s closer than the last five years. A draw in Málaga is enough.