Madrid – Real Madrid players beat Valencia 4:1 in the first leg of the 20th round of the Spanish Football League at their home. They lead the incomplete standings table, eight points behind second-placed Sevilla, who await their home game with Getafe on Sunday (16:15 CET).
Real sent Karim Benzem to the top at the end of the first half, who took a penalty after Omar Al-Dirt’s foul on Casimir in 16th place. After a break, Vinicius Junior scored two goals for the home team. Valencia were given a gift but the referee suspiciously awarded them a penalty in the 76th minute which Goncal Guedesa pushed wide. However, the host team had the last word, Benzema, the French gunner in the 88th minute with his second goal in the match to settle the score with 4: 1. Valencia lost the second match in a row and occupies ninth place.
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Another frequency for Barcelona
Barcelona, whose only 1:1 draw against Granada, hesitated. She did not take the opportunity to jump to third place, she is ranked sixth in the ranking, and Granada is in twelfth place. With the 8th minute approaching, the FC coach decided it was time for a substitution. The Dutch striker corrected his appetite in the second half when he scored in the 57th minute with a header after overturning Dani Alves.
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Barcelona held out by eliminating Jaffe in the 80th minute after the second yellow card. The home team took a 1 – 1 lead after 89 minutes, thanks to a penetration by Antoniovi Puertas, who scored with a superb shot from the right after a cross pass. Barcelona are missing nine players for health reasons, including Ansu Fati, Badri, Frenkie de Jong, Serge Robert, Martin Braithwaite and new reinforcement Vieran Torres.
Mallorca fails without Gref and Valgent
In the next match, Mallorca lost to Levante 0: 2. The guests almost tied 1 – 1 at the end of the day.
The hosts took the lead in the 48th minute after Robert Soldad’s ground shot, which ended behind Leo Roman’s back. Mallorca had a great chance to equalize after 20 minutes, but Brian Ollivan didn’t hit the penalty kick and after an unacknowledged goal from Vera Nina, her pressure didn’t lead to an equaliser. In the final 2:0, Morales adjusted from the second half. Representatives of Slovakia serving Mallorca Martin Valgent and Dominic Gref did not interfere in the match. Defender Valgent sat the entire duel on the bench and goalkeeper Gref did not appear on the match list to test positive for the Corona virus.
Real Sociedad advised San Sebastian at home with Celta Vigo 1-0 and halted a run of six matches without a victory.
La Liga – 20. kolo:
Real Madrid-Valencia 4:1 (1:0)
Goals: 43rd and 88th places Benzema (first of 11m), 52nd and 61st places, Vinicius Junior – 76th Geddes.
Granada – Barcelona 1: 1 (0: 0)
Goals: 89. Puertas – 57. El de Jong: 80. Jaffe (Barcelona) after the second World Cup.
Real Sociedad – Celta Vigo 1: 0 (1: 0)
Target: 14. Oyarzabal
UD Levante – RCD Mallorca 2:0 (0:0)
Julie: 48. Soldier, 90. +6. Morales, ČK: 83. Campana (lifted)
/ M. Valjent was on the bench for the guests, D. Greif was not on Mallorca’s fixture list due to a positive coronavirus test /
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