52 minutes: Aleix Garcia missed a 25-yard shot. Girona The team’s formation changed to 4-3-3, with Torre playing deeper than Porto in the first half.
51 minutes: Bellingham went down awkwardly after trying to collect the ball from Pablo Torre; he now looks good to continue.
50 minutes: Girona scored and Miguel again passed upfield to Savio, who jumped over his defender before the pass was snatched away. At the start of the second half, there were positive signs for the visitors.
49 minutes: Carvajal’s half-volley went horribly wrong and almost turned into a cross from Rodrigo, but Miguel stole the ball away…
47 minutes: but it is Girona After the first kick of the first half, Miguel advanced quickly from the left wing and sent in a cross that Lunin had to palm to keep out Dov Bik.
46 minutes: Gazzaniga drags the ball back to avoid Rodrygo real Madrid Try applying pressure immediately…
The second half of the game is in progress, Girona Make a change. Attacking midfielder Porto came off and was replaced by Pablo Torre, on loan from Barcelona.
The home side took a half-time lead over Bayern Munich in Leverkusen and it sounded like it was deserved.
Jude was not Bellingham’s first goal of the day; younger brother Job scored for Sunderland in their home win over Plymouth.
It all suited the plans of the league leaders, who scored early and took control of the game through Vinicius’s superb finish. Bellingham scored twice and could have scored more thanks to a pinpoint through ball from Vinicius. Girona Respond? We’ll find out soon enough.
49 minutes: After Mendy blocked a pass, Cotto requested a handball. At halftime, the referee blew the whistle.
48 minutes: Bellingham came on, and Vinicius’ shot from a small angle missed. The current number of shots is 8-1. real Madrid.
47 minutes: Finally, some offensive space Girona and Dov Bijk – but his attempt to scoot past Porto was a little too cute, and Toni Kroos read it effortlessly.
46 minutes: With four minutes remaining, Camavinga got the ball near the edge of the area and launched another dangerous counterattack, with Bellingham firing over from the edge of the area.
45 minutes: Cotto tried again, but his cross floated to Lunin who had a player in the penalty area. Artem Dovbik shrugged in frustration; he failed to get into the game.
44 minutes: Cotto’s cross was cut out and Real Madrid soon passed the ball to Bellingham, whose long jog upfield was only ended by a timely tackle by Garcia.
42 minutes: Ferland Mendy now pushes forward from the back trying to link up with Vinicius and Bellingham. The home team is having a lot of fun here.
40 minutes: Vinicius passed low again and was caught by Gazzaniga.
38 minutes: Things couldn’t be better real Madrid Girona is still holding on for half time so far.
It was like a hammer blow for Girona, who were cut open by Vinicius’s wonderful through ball with the outside of his boot. Bellingham weighted it perfectly, curling the ball around Gazzaniga and into the empty net.This is his 15th goal La Liga Goals for the season.
Within a few seconds, real Madrid With Jude Bellingham, they double their lead in deadly fashion!
35 minutes: Girona won a free kick, but the ball drifted past everyone and the chance to play was lost…
34 minutes: Valverde also double-teamed to help Vazquez contain Savio, leaving the winger with nowhere to go. This time, he controlled the ball before passing to Miguel, whose cross floated past Dov Bick.
32 minutes: Fede Valverde, a player I’ve never seen perform poorly, forced a defensive error and passed the ball to Bellingham, who fired wide from the edge of the area.
31 minutes: Girona’s only league defeat this season came against real Madrid, at home. So far, they have struggled against their opponents.
“Bellingham’s movement created space for Vinicius to shoot,” Ruth Purdue noted. “He ran over and took the center back away from the shot. What a great player.” That’s what he did a very good thing, and he is suitable for this real Madrid The team works seamlessly.
28 minutes: Bellingham returned to his former midfield role, almost as a false nine in front of Kroos, Valverde and Camavinga.
26 minutes: After that chance, Bellingham slipped and collided with Garcia, who fell to the ground and grabbed his ankle. It doesn’t look too serious.
24 minutes: Girona had their fair share of possession, but real Madrid First, Ferland Mendy’s cross flew into the penalty area, then Rodrygo’s inward cut was cleared by Eric Garcia, and Bellingham waited for a supplementary shot.
Bundesliga goal, scored by a Bayern Munich player for Bayer Leverkusen. Let Rob Smith explain.
22 minutes: A bit of set-piece skill opened up the gap Girona Wall and Valverde fired a low shot, but it went straight to Gazzaniga. I should add that Juanpe was also booked for this clumsy challenge.
21 minutes: Juanpe comes on for Daley Blind Girona Defending tonight, Camavinga’s pace was definitely put to the test and pushed the midfielder out of desperation. It looked like a penalty but was actually just outside the penalty area. This is a very dangerous free kick for Real Madrid…
20 minutes: Girona pushed forward again and he cleverly passed the ball over before Ivan Martin’s cross was cleared by centre-back Chuameni.
18 minutes: Savio’s cross was blocked by Vazquez, and the Brazilian rebounded for a goal kick.
16 minutes: As Girona sits down, the dynamic here changes real Madrid The midfield showed more adventure.
This is the opening goal. Thriker!
14 minutes: Kroos’ cross curled and Eric Garcia cleared the ball under pressure from Vinicius. At the other end, Savio, who joined Manchester City this summer, misjudged his center forward to Dov Beek.
12 minutes: this Girona Coach Michel will be serving a sideline suspension tonight, so he’s in the stands. His assistant Salva Funes directs everything from the touchline.
10 minutes: The home fans blew the whistle for the visitors on a long possession, but Rodrygo failed to make the most of another burst up front.
7 minutes: This is definitely a textbook real Madrid Body blows. Girona looked to react quickly but Dovbic was unable to shoot under pressure.
The Brazilian passed the ball into space 25 yards out, cut inside a yard and unleashed an absolute rocket that was unstoppable before crashing just inside the far post!
this is one outrageous Vinicius Junior finished.
4 minutes: Bellingham issues first warning Girona During the fast break, his cross just passed Rodrigo and was received at the near post.
3 minutes: The Bernabeu roof is closed for tonight’s game, so Puma put up this neat poster outside. There are 85,000 fans at the Bernabeu tonight, 500 of them in the away team.
2 minutes: Girona’s full-backs Miguel and Yann Couto have advanced upfield, while each player real Madrid Players return to their own half.
We’re up and running, Girona Playing in their away kits, which are… charcoal with mint accents, that’s the best way I can describe it.
The team arrived at the huge, space-age Bernabeu.A minute’s tribute to legendary former football player Miguel Ángel real Madrid The goalkeeper died this week at the age of 76.
Within five minutes, not one, but two potential title deciders – Rob Smyth was there Leverkusen vs Bayern right here. Joe Pearson breaks the MBM fourth wall by emailing both…
“Unbelievable! Two teams that want to be Leicester City are facing their main rivals for the league title at the same time. Which one should I watch? I think Alonso’s angle makes Leverkusen more interesting, So I’m riding with Rob (sorry, Neil).”
What can we expect tonight? Despite the David vs. Goliath feeling, this is unlikely to be an attack versus defense situation – and even if it were, it’s likely that the hosts will be heavily disadvantaged.
Michelle’s Girona There is a strong attacking intent from the wings and a full-court press, and Ancelotti’s game plan may depend on the speed of the forwards and Bellingham’s ability to provide through balls from the right.
Today’s match is on ITV4, so there’s great free football for you at tea time on Saturday. I guarantee you’ll keep the humble MBM on your second screen, though.
With both Nacho and Antonio Rudiger unavailable today, Carlo Ancelotti looks set to deploy Aureliano Chumeni at centre-back. Vinicius Júnior starts in the Madrid derby after missing the Madrid derby due to a back injury; he will join Rodrygo in the home team’s front line.
Girona are without Daley Blind and Younger Herrera, who are both suspended, but Artem Dovbik is available to start. The Ukrainian is La Liga’s top scorer with 14 goals, tied with Getafe’s Borja Mayoral and Real Madrid’s Jude Bellingham.
Real Madrid (4-3-1-2): Lunan; Vázquez, Carvajal (center), Chuameni, Mendy; Valverde, Kroos, Camavinga; Bellingham; Rodrygo, Vinicius Juni Orr.
Substitutes: Kepa, Pineiro, Modric, Joselu, Ceballos, Fran Garcia, Brahim Dias, Ardaguer, Ramon.
Girona (4-2-3-1): Gazzaniga; Jan Couto, Eric Garcia, Juanpe, Miguel; Martin, Alex Garcia; Tsygankov, Porto, Savio; Dovbik.
Substitutes: Juan Carlos, Fudias, Arnaud, Stuani, Borja Garcia, Valeri, Pablo Torre, Solis, Antal, Artero.
One of the greatest and increasingly rare pleasures of football leagues is seeing a team emerge from the middle to become a complete unit capable of suddenly winning the title. Or, to use the correct terminology, “doing Leicester”.
Having finished a record-high 10th place last season, Girona may actually be hoping to make it into the European competition.Instead, everything is on track and with one loss in 23 games, the Catalan club is in the title race real Madrid.
In modern football, every fairy tale has its footnotes GironaReal Madrid, who have been linked with the Manchester City empire, are no exception. Despite this, their net spend this season is just €5 million. Even a seemingly patched-up Real Madrid side far exceeded that number.
Besides, when they come to this Death Star Stadium to face Real Madrid, who is not a loser? They remain Europe’s ultimate overlords and can move five points clear just by destroying another dream here. Any other outcome and things would have really happened. Be interesting.