Real Madrid lost 3-2 to its counterpart Rayo Vallecano, during the match that brought the two teams together on Monday evening at the “Vegas” stadium, as part of the 13th round of LaLiga competitions for the 2022-23 season.
Santi Commissana scored the first goal for Rayo Vallecano early in the net against Real Madrid in the fifth minute of the match, then Luka Modric scored the equalizer in the 37th minute of the match through a penalty kick.
Militao scored the second goal for the royal team with a superb header in the 41st minute of the match, before Alvaro Garcia equalized in the last minute of the first half.
In the second half, Oscar Trejo added the third goal for the hosts in the 67th minute from a penalty kick, which Courtois saved first before the referee asked to return it.
With this result, Real Madrid relinquishes the top spot in LaLiga to rival Barcelona, where it is second and runner-up with 32 points, two points behind leaders Barcelona with 34, while Rayo Vallecano is in eighth place with 12 points.
The Real Madrid line-up was as follows:
- Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois
- Defenders: Ferland Mendy – David Alaba – Eder Militao – Dani Carvajal
- Midfield: Valverde – Chuamini – Luka Modric.
- Forwards: Vinicius Junior – Asensio – Rodrygo.