Saturday, September 26, 2020

Valverde Shines as Real Madrid Beat 10-Man Betis

Uruguayan midfielder, Federico Valverde put up a man of the match show tonight as La Liga Champions, Real Madrid secure their first victory of the new campaign. 

Real Madrid had to come from behind to secure all three points after Brazillian right back, Emerson was shown a straight red for shoving Jovic despite being the last man at the back.

Real Madrid took the lead earlier after Valverde connected with Benzema's cross into the box only for them to be pegged back after Real Betis scored two quickfire goals in the space of three minutes before halftime. 

Real Madrid continued pressing for an equaliser and it soon paid off after Emerson bundled the ball into his net after being pressured by Benzema.

Real Madrid finally got the last goal courtesy of a VAR review after the ball was adjudged to be touched the arm of Marc Bartra after contesting with Borja Mayoral.

Sergio Ramos scored the winning penalty to give Real Madrid all maximum points. 

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