Valencia surprises Real Madrid with a brace in 3 minutes in the first half.. Video

Real Madrid ended the first half of its match against Valencia, trailing 2-1, during the match that currently brings the two teams together at the Mestalla Stadium in the 27th round of the Spanish League 2023-2024 season..

Hugo Duro gave Valencia the first lead in the 27th minute after a defensive confusion by Real Madrid, and Roman Yaremchuk added the second goal after a huge mistake by right back Carvajal.

Before the end of the first half, specifically in the 45+5 minute, Vinicius Junior reduced the gap for Real Madrid.

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Real Madrid’s formation was as follows: Goalkeeper: Lunin / Defense: Mendy – Rudiger – Chouamini – Carvajal / Midfield: Kroos – Camavinga – Valverde, Bellingham / Attack: Vinicius – Rodrigo.

Real Madrid and Valencia standings

Real Madrid is at the top of the Spanish League table with 65 points, six points ahead of Girona, its direct rival, while Valencia is in ninth place with 36 points..

The Valencia match is the ideal preparation for Real Madrid for the match against Leipzig in the second leg of the round of 16 in the Champions League, as Real Madrid seeks to advance to the quarter-finals, especially since it won the first leg with a clean goal..

Valencia vs Real Madrid

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is seeking for the team to repeat the performance it presented in the first round match against Valencia when it won 5-1, but it must deal with the numerical shortage in the Royal ranks due to absences..

In this match, Real Madrid will miss the efforts of Joselu, Eder Militao, Thibaut Courtois and David Alaba due to injury.

On the other hand, Valencia is playing the match in search of revenge for its loss in the first round and to score points that will preserve the team’s chances of occupying one of the positions that qualifies it to play in the European championships next season..

Historically, Real Madrid has met Valencia in 204 matches in all competitions, during which the Merengues won 107 times, lost to the bats on 55 occasions, and tied 42 times..

Real Madrid had kept a clean sheet in only 3 matches in the last 10 matches against bats, while Valencia had kept a clean sheet only once in those confrontations.

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