the real Madrid He won the derby on Sunday, with a 2-0 victory over Athlete, in the 17th round of the Spanish League, and unite at the top of the classification, with a thirteen point advantage over Colchoneros (quarters).
Merengues progress on the scoreboard Thanks to the French Karim Benzemawho scored in the 17th minute to confirm his position as the tournament’s top scorer (13 goals in 16 matches), and They closed the account with the goal of Marco Asensio, After a good service from the Brazilian left Vinicius (57).
With this victory, the Real Madrid confirmed that they are the most dangerous contenders for the title: Ten days before the winter truce, the men of Carlo Ancelotti They are eight points better than the second, Sevilla, who beat Athletic Bilbao 1-0 on Saturday.
Around The white team won the tenth in a row Among all competitions. The last defeat of the Merengues team dates back to October 3 at the Espanyol de Barcelona (2-1).
For Atlético, it’s Third loss in the last five games.
This victory confirmed Ancelotti’s good impressions: with discomfort last weekend in the match against Real Sociedad, French striker Karim Benzema continues to shine, although he was substituted as a precaution by Luka Jovic in the first half.
Besides him everything is going well: Vinicius assistsMarco Asensio responds always present, the center of the field is stainless and the defense is water-resistant.
Diego Simeone tried everything to stop the white storm: Thomas Lemar and Joao Felix replaced Yannick Carrasco and Antoine Griezmann in the first half, then Renan Lodi and Luis Suarez in the 60th minute instead of Angel Correa and Matthews Cunha, but to no avail. .
Mexican Hector Herrera made the change in the 69th minute for Rodrigo de BolAlready without much to do in the match that Real Madrid dominated at the time.