Real Madrid defeated its host Rayo Vallecano with a single goal, in the match that brought them together on Saturday evening, at the “Teresa Rivero” stadium, in the twenty-sixth round of the “La Liga” for the current season 2021-2022.
The video technology “VAR” canceled a goal for Real Madrid in the 40th minute of the match, scored by Brazilian midfielder Casemiro, in the most prominent shot during the first 45 minutes of the match.
In the second half, the French star Karim Benzema scored the goal of the royal team winning the match in the 83rd minute of the match, after following the cross of the Brazilian Vinicius Junior.
Real Madrid succeeded in strengthening the top of the Spanish league standings, with 60 points, 9 points ahead of its closest followers, Seville, the runner-up with 51 points, while Rayo Vallecano’s balance stopped at 31 points in the twelfth place.
Real Madrid played the following formation:
- Goalkeeper: Courtois.
- Defense: Carvajal, Nacho, Militao, Mendy.
- Midfield: Casemiro, Kroos, Modric.
- Attack: Benzema, Vinicius Jr., Asensio.