Eduardo Camavinga


Real Madrid Remain Top Of The Table Despite A Goalless Draw Against Villarreal

Real Madrid missed the chance to go five points clear at the top of La Liga as they were held to a goalless draw at home by Unai Emery’s Villarreal.

Atletico Madrid’s shock defeat to Alaves earlier in the day presented,

Carlo Ancelotti’s team with the opportunity to extend their advantage over their rivals,

but they could only claim a draw to move three points ahead.

Villarreal dictated much of the first half as Real Madrid struggled to get hold of possession.


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Paco Alcacer could have opened the scoring,

butwas thwarted by Thibaut Cortois who was called upon more than once in the opening period.

Eduardo Camavinga was introduced at the break to change the match for the home side,

and there was improvement in Real Madrid’s play.

But, Villarreal still carried a goal threat on the counter attack.

Carlo Ancelotti also substituted EdenHazard and Isco on as RealMadrid looked for a way through.

However, it was the two goalkeepers – Thibaut Courtoius and Geronimo Rulli

who shone brightest as the two sides settled for a point apiece.

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The French star scored either side of a Franco Cervi strike after Santi Mina had given the visitors the lead on four minutes.


Vinicius Junior added a third for Real before teenager Eduardo Camavinga scored six minutes into his debut.

Benzema sealed his hat-trick with an 87th-minute goal as Carlo Ancelotti’s side moved top of La Liga.

Despite ongoing construction work, 30,000 supporters were welcomed back to the Bernabeu.

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As Los Blanco played their first match there since beating Barcelona in El Clasico on 1 March 2020.

The victory moves Real to the top of the table on goals scored.

They are  on same points with Valencia and Atletico Madrid.