Match Report Real Madrid 2 – Celta 1: First local win for...

Match Report Real Madrid 2 – Celta 1: First local win for Los Blancos


Real Madrid had a very difficult match this afternoon against Celta de Vigo. The team manage by Zinedine Zidane played a good game but the Galician team made merits to obtain points in the Santiago Bernabéu. Finally Los Blancos could win the match (1-0) and made the debut in his stadium achieving the three points.

There have not been many changes in the starting 11. The only change with the match in Anoeta was Luka Modric instead of Kovacic. Despite Kovacic played a great and complete match against Real Sociedad, everybody wanted to see again Luka Modric, a key player for Zinedine Zidane. The Coratian midfielder only played 69 minutes, but in those minutes he was the best player in the squad of Real Madrid.

In the first half Real Madrid tried to score as soon as possible but Berizzo’s team started very serious and both teams had chances to score the first goal but finally the goals were reserved for the second half. Bale had many opportunities but it was not the day of the player from Wales.

The first goal of the match came from Morata. Marco Asensio had the chance to score the goal but he missed the shot and the rebound fell to Morata who didn’t miss. The game seemed like it was going to be easier for Real Madrid but a good and fast reaction from Celta Vigo levelled the game. Fabian Orellana received a good pass from Guidetti and the Chilean player scored a fantastic goal form outside the box.

Zinedine Zidane started moving the players of the bench. The first change (min64) was Lucas Vázquez for Marco Asensio, who again played a good game. Five minutes later James Rodriguez came to the pitch for Modric and the third change was Mariano for Morata. The changes of Zidane gave new ideasa nd Real Madrid started pressing Celta and finally scored the second goal. A great goal from Kroos (his typical shot) assisted by Lucas Vázquez.

Real Madrid knew how to suffer and they were able to win the first match of the season in Santiago Bernabéu. No match is easy even if you play at home and with your fans supporting you.