La Liga standings Week 26: Rayo vs Real Madrid 0-1, Atletico Win

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Real Madrid, Ateltico Madrid, and Valencia both won in the 26th week of the Spanish League continued, Sunday morning, 27 February 2022. While Getafe were detained by Alaves.

Here’s the summary

Rayo Vallecano vs Real Madrid 0-1

Karim Benzema is a Real Madrid hero. His goal in the second half ensured El Real’s 1-0 win over Rayo Vallecano at the Estadio de Vallecas.

This victory makes Madrid still lead the Spanish League standings with 58 points from 26 matches or seven points above second-placed Sevilla, while Vallecano is stuck in 12th position with 32 points.

Madrid immediately pressed and got a chance from Marco Asensio in the 2nd minute, but his shot was blocked by goalkeeper Luca Zidane.

Rayo Vallecano hit back with several chances created by Alvaro Garcia, Mario Suarez and Sergi Guardiola, but all failed.

In the 25th minute, Karim Benzema fired a right-footed shot from the right side of the penalty box, but Luca Zidane could keep the net.

Madrid threatened again in the 37th minute when Benzema’s shot was blocked by the opponent so the ball narrowly crossed the Rayo goal.

Madrid had scored two minutes later through Casemiro’s shot from close range, but was ruled out because the Brazilian midfielder had a handball.

In the second half, Madrid remained difficult to penetrate the host defense. Carlo Ancelotti’s squad created fewer chances in the second half.

Rayo threatened Madrid’s goal several times, but Thibaut Courtois thwarted it.

Madrid finally broke the deadlock in the 83rd minute when Vinicius found Benzema who only had to find the ball into the net to make it 1-0.

Atletico Madrid vs Celta Vigo 2-0

In another match, Atletico Madrid won 2-0 at home to Celta Vigo. Both goals in this match were bought by Renan Lodi, in the 20th and 60th minutes. Both goals were the result of passes from Geoffrey Kondobia.

Atlético Madrid won their second game in a row. Diego Simeone’s team moved up to fourth in the standings with 45 points, three points ahead of Barcelona.

Celta Vigo failed to win for the third time in a row. They are in 10th place in the standings with 32 points.

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