In the postponed match of the 16th round of the championship of Spain Madrid «real» has lost «Valencia» 1:2. «Creamy» in the lead, ahead of Barcelona by 1 point (they have one game in hand).
Real Madrid set club record — the team scored at least one goal in 43 matches in a row. For the record Spain set Barcelona in the years 1942-44, «real» is another high-scoring match.
Valencia: Diogo Alves, Joao Cancela, Mangala, Garay, Jose Gaya, Munir El Haddadi, Perez, Parejo, Orellana (Soler, 56), Nani (Siqueira, 39), Zaza (Mario Suarez 74)
Real Madrid: Navas, Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Varane (Nacho, 73), Marcelo, Kazimir, Kroos, Modric (Vazquez 76), Rodriguez (Bale 62), Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo
The success of «bats» provided a powerful opening of the meeting. Already at 9-th minute the hosts were leading 2:0.
On 4 minutes, Munir sent the ball into the penalty area. Zaza struck a stunning roundhouse kick 1:0. On the 9-th minute the hosts grabbed the ball on their half of the field. Fast attack. Zaza gives the ball to Nani. Pass to. Orellana popped up one-on-one and fired a low shot 2:0.
On 13 minutes, Munir could make the account large. After his shot the ball hit Marcelo and flew over the crossbar.
The first dangerous moment was created by guests at the 21st minute. Benzema powerfully struck under the crossbar. Diogo Alves came to the rescue.
30 minutes, Parejo dangerous free-kick. Navas hardly reflected a ball.
On 44 minutes, Marcelo hung. Cristiano Ronaldo struck the ball with his head 2:1.
In the second half real Madrid were besieging the gate of the hosts. «Bats» had a dangerous counterattack. In the 71st minute of the match, the referee appointed a penalty in gate of visitors.