The score does not reflect it, yet Real Madrid suffered before overtaking Celta Vigo (5-2), this Sunday, for the third day of the Spanish Championship. Carlo Ancelotti’s players first displayed a very worrying defensive face in the first period. Generations punished by the pressing from Vigo from the 4th minute, when Santi Mina threw himself the first on a ball lost by the Merengue to deceive Courtois.
The equalizer of Karim Benzema (24th) offered only a short respite to the Madrilenians. Celta regained the advantage thanks to Franco Cervi (31st). The Argentinian saw his attempt at Madjer to be repelled by the post, before concluding in a second time with the flat foot. In the lead at the break (2-1), Celta sank after returning from the locker room.
Benzema, again, allowed Real to return to the match (46th), before Vinicius Junior allowed Casa Blanca to take the lead for the first time in the game (54th). For his debut in La Liga, Eduardo Camavinga offered himself a first goal for the 4-2 (72nd). A last penalty from Benzema concluded this offensive festival (87th).
Following on from his strong start to the season, Karim Benzema brought Real Madrid to victory against Celta Vigo. Twice the French international has allowed the Merengue to equalize: a recovery at the entrance to the surface on a withdrawal from Valverde (24th), then on a header deposited in the small net of Dituro (47th ). He also converted a penalty (88th).
Benzema is five league goals in just four days. He also turned into a decisive passer by dropping a millimeter ball to Vinicius Junior in the back of Vigo’s defense for Madrid’s third goal. Delicious in his one-touch discounts, he set the pace for his team’s offensives.