came the first setback of the season for Real Madrid. The meringues lost 3-1 on his visit to Leipzigwho with that victory gets into the fight for a ticket to the next round of the UEFA champions league being the second place in Group F, behind the already classified Spanish.
Real Madrid planted itself in Germany with many casualties, from the outset he did not have Karim Benzema, Luka Modric and Federico Valverde, who didn’t even make the trip; In addition, Carlo Ancelotti left David Alaba on the bench, giving the opportunity to players with few minutes in the season such as Tony Rüdiger and Nacho Fernández.
Leipzig opened the scoring at minute 13
Leipzig took advantage of the fact that Real Madrid was not frightening for his casualties and from the first minute he sought to offend the Iberians; the scoreboard opened at 13′ with the goal scored by Josko Gvardiolwho only took advantage of a short rebound from Courtois to send the ball into the net.
The blow was strong for the Merengues who five minutes after the first goal received the second goal of the match by Nkunku, the Frenchman who rang to reach the White House and for whom it is said there is still interest. The striker took advantage of the benefits of the away team to score a great goal and beat the Belgian goalkeeper.
The German night was being a nightmare for Carlo Ancelotti’s men, but a slight glimmer of hope appeared when, before the end of the first half, Vinicius cut the score to 2-1 with a header.
The second half was many mistakes for Madrid on offense wasting opportunities that could have been the equalizer and even turned the score around, but the aim was not fine.
Werner sentenced the game to 81′
The game was completely broken, the two looked for the rival goal with quick deployments and at 81′ a drop down the right side by Simakan that led to a goal by Timo Wernerwho completely won the back of the admitted Alaba and with that annihilated Madrid.
About the end of the meeting, Rodrygo scored the 3-2 through a penaltybut this fell in compensation time and the whistle whistled the end of the match.
The You meringues They were having a dream season both in the League and in the Champions League, but this defeat is a reality check that it is not an invincible team and that it depends a lot on what elements like Benzema, Modric and Valverde, who were not on the pitch, do.