Madrid snatched all three points from Real Valladolid in a 1-0 victory on Saturday, at José Zorrilla. Real Valladolid wanted to improve their league standing following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Eibar in their previous game while Real Madrid were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Valencia and Getafe. At the moment, Real Valladolid and Real Madrid sit 19th, (21 points) and 2nd, (52 points), in the league respectively, after 24 matches.
After a goalless first half, Real Madrid continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, beginning with a goal from Casemiro, 65 minutes in, which sealed the victory for the visitors.
For Valladolid, Jota, Shon Weissman, Kenan Kodro, Oscar Plano and Fede San Emeterio came on for Marco Asensio, Mariano Diaz and Vinicius Junior, and Madrid brought on Sergio Arribas, Hugo Duro and Isco for Marco Asensio, Mariano Diaz and Vinicius Junior.
There were bookings for Ruben Alcaraz, Nacho Martinez, Fabian Orellana and Oscar Plano from Valladolid and Lucas Vazquez and Sergio Arribas for Madrid.
Real Valladolid will next travel to Celta Vigo, while Real Madrid will face Real Sociedad at home.
|Real Valladolid:||Thibaut Courtois, Lucas Vazquez, Raphael Varane, Nacho, Ferland Mendy, Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Marco Asensio, Vinicius Junior and Mariano Diaz|
|Real Madrid:||Jordi Masip, Luis Perez, Bruno Gonzalez, Joaquin Fernandez, Nacho Martinez, Saidy Janko, Ruben Alcaraz, Kike Perez, Roque Mesa, Fabian Orellana and Sergi Guardiola|
|Goals:||Casemiro (0-1, min. 65)|