The result is Valencia 1-1 Real Madrid. First part dominated by Real Madrid, but failed all scoring chances he had before a great Domenech that stopped everything. The second part was better for Valencia and managed to open the scoring in 78 ‘. It seemed that Madrid would lose, but Benzema scored on the discount. Here is the match report.
The evolution of the match
LaLiga’s day was closed with the great game between Valencia and Real Madrid in Mestalla. The match was very important for both teams, since Zidane’s were looking for the leadership alone, and Valencia wanted to get closer to European positions.
For this match, Zidane took a 4-4-2, with Nacho on the left side, Valverde and Isco accompanied Kroos and Modric, giving Casemiro a rest. The attack was for Rodrygo and Benzema.
The first minutes of the game began with great intensity, with continuous arrivals in both areas at a very high speed, although it should be noted that it was Madrid that gradually dominated. Valverde, Kroos and Benzema had very clear chances, but Domenech stopped everything.
Madrid deserved to get ahead, he was having many more opportunities than his rival, but the first half finally ended without goals.
Already in the second part, the one that came out with more intensity was Valencia, who had a clear opportunity in the first minute of the game with Ferrán’s shot. Madrid was more off in the second half, with less arrivals and fluidity in the game.
To try to take the victory, Zidane made 2 changes in the absence of 20 minutes, giving entry to Bale and Vinicius, and switching to Isco and Rodrygo.
Everything seemed to end in a draw, but Carlos Soler managed to score in the final stretch of the match: