The young Brazilian, Vinicius Junior, star of Real Madrid, expressed his great happiness with the precious victory that was achieved at his host Valencia, with a score of 1-2, stressing that this victory was achieved thanks to the entire team and the fight until the end of the match, which brought the two teams together on Sunday evening, at the Mestalla stadium, in The conclusion of the fifth round of the Spanish League “La Liga”, for the current season 2021-2022.
Vinicius said after the end of the meeting: “A great result, the whole team worked hard and things continue very well, we fought until the end, and this team will never stop.”
He added: “It is always difficult to play at Mestalla, the whole team gives me confidence, we all had the confidence to come back with a result after we were late, and we have to continue like this.”
He concluded, “We are training for such scenarios, and now we have to prepare to play again in the middle of the week.”
Valencia against Real
Real Madrid managed to end the knot of not winning against Valencia in its stronghold, “Mestalla”, after an absence of 1331 days, and the last victory achieved by the royal in “Mestaya”, the stronghold of the bat team on January 27, 2018, with a score of 4-1, scored the Portuguese star’s quartet. Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals, along with a goal for Marcelo and Toni Kroos, while the goal of Valencia was scored by Santiago Mina.
Real Madrid lost two games and tied one match during their last 3 visits to the Valencia stronghold. They were defeated during the 2018-2019 season, with a score of 2-1, and tied 1-1 in the following season, and lost 4-1 last season.
Valencia against Real
Young Hugo Douro scored Valencia’s goal in the 66th minute with a powerful left-footed shot from inside the penalty area, after Lucas Vazquez missed the ball.
Brazilian Vinicius Junior scored the equalizer for Real in the 86th minute, taking advantage of Karim Benzema’s pass, to return the French star and score the deadly winning goal from a header in the 89th minute.
The first half witnessed the exit of 3 players from the two teams due to injury, as the young American Noah Moussa participated in the place of the recently brilliant Carlos Soler in the 15th minute, and Tony Lato replaced Terry Correa in the 23rd minute for the Valencia team, and Lucas Vazquez participated in the Real Madrid instead of Danny Carvajal in the 26th minute..
In the second half, Real Madrid intensified their attacks in order to win, but Valencia took precedence before Real returned in the last moments of the match.
With this result, Real Madrid is at the top of the Spanish league standings with 13 points, two points behind runner-up Atlético Madrid, who drew negative on Saturday evening with Athletic Bilbao, while Valencia’s balance stopped at 10 points in third place.