Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti expressed his great happiness after his great victory over his guest, Celta Vigo, 5-2, with the team returning to play at the “Santiago Bernabeu”, for the first time in a year and a half, specifically after 560 days, in light of The renovations that occurred during the fourth round of the Spanish League “La Liga”, for the new season 2021-2022.
Ancelotti said in the press conference: “The team showed a great attacking quality with Benzema, Vinicius, Modric, Hazard and Miguel, who gave the ball wonderfully, but we have to improve in order to balance defense and attack so that the matches are not complicated.”
He added: “It was a great match, it should be in the return match to the Santiago Bernabeu, everyone came out with happiness.”
He continued: “The Bernabéu will be the best stadium in the world, I was surprised by what it was today, because it did not seem ready 15 days ago, it is a special stadium for us.”
The Italian praised Vinicius Junior, saying: “Vinicius is in great shape, he helps the team a lot, confident and very cool in front of the opponent’s goal, now he is at a very high level.”
Real vs Celta Vigo
Real Madrid was 2-1 behind at the end of the first half of the match, and Celta Vigo was the first to score through player Santi Mina after 4 minutes of the start, taking advantage of a defensive error, and hit the ball to the right of the royal guard Courtois.
French star Karim Benzema scored the equalizer for the royal team in the 24th minute, with a powerful shot that Celta Vigo goalkeeper failed to address.
The visiting team scored the second goal in the 31st minute through Franco Cervi, from a new defensive error by the Meringue players.
With the beginning of the second half and in the 46th minute, French star Karim Benzema managed to score the equalizer for the royal team, and his second personal goal.
The Brazilian Vinicius Junior scored Real Madrid’s third goal, in the 54th minute, after receiving a wonderful pass from Karim Benzema, who was unique in its impact on the goal and placed it to the left of the goalkeeper.
French newcomer Eduardo Camavinga added the fourth goal of Al-Maringi in the 72nd minute, after following a rebound from the goalkeeper.
The French star Karim Benzema concluded by scoring the fifth goal and the third personal “hat-trick”, from a penalty kick in the 87th minute of the match.
Real Madrid returned to the top of the Spanish league table with 10 points, with a goal difference from Valencia and Atletico Madrid, who have the same balance of points.