Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema scored Real Madrid’s first and second goals against Valencia, in the 86th and 89th minutes, in the match between the two teams at the Mestalla Stadium, in the fifth round of the Spanish League competition for the current season, making the score 2-1 for Real.
Real Madrid is playing today’s match, and it is ranked second in the Spanish league standings with 10 points, ahead of only goal difference from third-placed Valencia, and one point ahead of leaders Atletico Madrid, who tied negatively with Athletic Bilbao yesterday.
Defense Line: Carvajal – Militao – Alaba – Nacho
Midfield: Modric – Casemiro – Valverde
Forwards: Hazard – Benzema – Vinicius
The Real Madrid squad for the Valencia match saw the absence of: Brazilian Marcelo and Ferland Mendy, in addition to Welshman Gareth Bale and German Tunisia Kroos, due to injury, while Belgian Eden Hazard returned.
Real Madrid had won a valuable victory over Inter Milan, with a goal free of charge, last Wednesday, at the start of the group stage in the Champions League..
The matches of the fifth round of the Spanish League will conclude tomorrow, Monday, with the match between Barcelona and its guest, Granada, at the Camp Nou stadium at nine in the evening..