La Liga: Real Madrid drop to second spot after Levante loss

first_img Promoted Content8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?Who Earns More Than Ronaldo?You’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeThe Best Cars Of All TimeTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldBest Car Manufacturers In The WorldBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemThe Models Of Paintings Whom The Artists Were Madly In Love With14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street Art10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do Modric had a chance to break the deadlock for Madrid five minutes before half-time after he was picked out unmarked by Isco in the centre of the box but his strike was parried away by Fernandez as the first stanza ended goalless.Eden Hazard had an opportunity to finally get the breakthrough for Los Blancos eight minutes from the break after going clear on goal but Fernandez came off his line to make a crucial save.That proved to be Hazard’s final involvement as the Belgian was taken off after 67 minutes played for Vinicius Junior and was seen applying ice to his ankle.Read Also: La Liga: Messi scores four as Barcelona rout EibarHowever, the hosts eventually snatched the lead with 11 minutes remaining after Jose Luis Morales hit a stunning first-time volley over Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois after latching onto Nikola Vukcevic’s through ball.Madrid pressurised Levante in the tail end of the encounter but Paco Lopez’s charges held on to victory to move up to 10th while Los Blancos have dropped to second spot.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… FC Barcelona will head into El Clasico as LaLiga leaders after Real Madrid suffered a shock 1-0 loss to Levante on Saturday night.Advertisementcenter_img Karim Benzema had a great chance to give Madrid an early lead in the 11th minute after he went clear on goal from Isco’s through ball but the Frenchman’s strike was saved by Levante goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez.Zidane’s charges had another great chance to grab the lead five minutes later after Fernandez punched Toni Kroos’ corner into the path of Casemiro inside the box but the Brazilian’s header missed the bottom corner by a whisker with the net gaping. Los Blancos manager Zinedine Zidane made only two changes for the tie, with Luka Modric being recalled at the expense of Federico Valverde while Isco took the place of Gareth Bale, who missed out due to illness.last_img

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