Rayo Vallecano came from behind to defeat Real Madrid 3-2 on Monday and the champions were unable to get back top of the standings after going two games without a win , and being the first team to lose during LaLiga in the season.Barcelona have the top spot with 34 points, which is two points ahead that of Real Madrid and ten ahead of third-placed Atletico Madrid. With their third win in a row, Rayo climbed to eighth position, just two points away from the European places to qualify.
Following the loss of Ballon d'Or winning striker Karim the Benzema to a knee injury this month, Real have won only one of their three games across all competitions.On Monday night, Real missed several chances during a match that went to the end Rayo who are among the most prolific goal scoring sides within LaLiga during the season.
I wasn't shocked because we are aware of how they play in the game, they are better in precision and speed than we this morning and it's a earned win for them,Real manager Carlo Ancelotti said to Movistar Plus.We were unable to overcome many of the challenges. They were massive. It doesn't matter whether you are more skilled in your competition if they have greater force than you.I believe we began the season well , however our team has felt the stress of their schedule in preparation for World Cup.
In the midst of their enthusiastic fans in the stifling Estadio de Vallecas, the hosts struck within five minutes of the game after midfielder Santi Comesana scored from inside the box with a speedy counter-attack. However, Real were ahead after two goals in the span of four minutes.The first was within the final minute of the match of the match when Croatian player Luka Modric scored a penalty following a foul on Marco Asensio was fouled inside the box. The next was just four minutes later when he scored an impressive header from Eder Militao.
Then, Rayo forward Alvaro Garcia scored an equaliser just after halftime, scoring the ball that was tossed around.Vinicius Jr. and Rodrygo missed several chances between the two halves which could have helped been enough to put Real back in the lead.In the second period, it was a fierce and unruly match which saw both teams receive three bookings each , and Rayo Manager Andoni Iraola was given an red card for inappropriate conduct after a series of rants toward the ref.
However, Rayo's determination was rewarded when they were awarded an own penalty at the end of the second half, after VAR was able to spot a handball made by the defender Dani Carvajal inside the area. Real's Thibaut Courtois was able to stop Oscar Trejo's shot, however the penalty was retaken due to the goalkeeper stepped out of his line too soon.Trejo did not waste his second chance to score the winner, with a neat finishing towards the left of goalie's.Which reported by best betting sites malaysia.