Thursday, September 23, 2021
Victory against Mallorca
Real missed climbers a strong rubdown
Real Madrid recaptured the league lead in La Liga. Against newly promoted RCD Mallorca, Los Blancos leave no doubts about their home win from the start. Player of the evening is Marco Asensio.
Spain international Marco Asensio shot Real Madrid with a three-pack for their sixth competitive game win in a row. On matchday 6, the 25-year-old made a significant contribution to the never-endangered 6-1 (3-1) of the royal team against RCD Mallorca in the Bernabeu stadium at home. With this, Real regained the championship lead in the Primera Division on Wednesday, which it had lost to city rivals Atletico for one day.
Karim Benzema scored the 1-0 after just three minutes. In the 78th minute he hit again. Asensio was successful in the 24th, 29th and 55th minute, in the meantime the South Korean Kang-In Lee had shortened to 1: 2 (25th). Isco set the end of the gates festival in front of 20,000 spectators with his goal in the 84th minute.
Real are now leading with 16 points ahead of Atletico (14) and Sevilla FC (11th), who defeated Valencia CF 3-1 on Wednesday. For Rio world champion Toni Kroos, who returned to team training during the week after a long injury, the game came too early.