Real Madrid won their 12th Santiago Bernabéu Trophy in a row after beating (2-1) Fiorentina in the party celebrating at their stadium on Wednesday. It was the XXXVIII edition of the tournament and, as it was expected, everything was happiness and good vibrations during a special evening at Bernabéu stadium.
Zinedine Zidane chose a team of youngsters to face the good Italian team, only with Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos in the starting eleven as both are banned to play this weekend against Valencia. Nacho Fernández or Lucas Vázquez were the other important players in the line-up.
It was time for the new signings to start conquering the hearts of the supporters. Marcos Llorente, Dani Ceballos or Theo Hernández played from the beginning and they showed their quality. However, it was Fiorentina who scored the first goal thanks to Veretout. Real Madrid replied quickly and Mayoral drew the game.
Also in the first half arrived the best moment of the game. Cristiano Ronaldo took the ball as a left winger and he shot into the goal to score a beautiful second goal. It was very similar to the one he scored in the Spanish Supercup. Despite the suspension, the Portuguese showed again that he’s able to make the difference.
The youngster left a positive feeling in Real Madrid supporters, showing that his club has present and future. Fiorentina didn’t create many danger to Real Madrid goal, defended in the second half by Luca Zidane. Only Gio Simeone, Atlético Madrid coach’s son, received the boos of the supporters.
Real Madrid closed their tournament with another victory in an enjoyable evening for the fans. Now it’s time to thinks seriously in La Liga and the Champions League, the next challenges for Los Blancos.