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Real madrid come back to winning 2-1 levante

  • 25 February 2019
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Madrid came back to winning routes in LaLiga on Sunday with a 2-1 annihilation of Levante, as they took advantage of two key mediations from VAR at Ciutat de Valencia. Roger Marti hoped to have earned a point in the wake of counteracting Karim Benzema's first-half punishment, however a second spot-kick, likewise granted after assistance from the video aide, permitted Gareth Bale to verify the triumph before each side had a player sent off.

Santiago Solari named a solid side in spite of two amusements against Barcelona to come in the following week, obviously anxious for a reaction after their stun thrashing to Girona last time out.

The best of the early shots tumbled to Levante, with Roger turning the ball against the post from a corner before Robert Pier discharged over the bar after Madrid neglected to clear a free-kick.

Madrid were given their leap forward 43 minutes in, however, when Enis Bardhi was punished for handball after a VAR survey, permitting Benzema to clear home the opening objective from the spot. Levante about adjusted quickly, with Roger this time hitting the left-hand post in the wake of avoiding Nacho Fernandez, and Thibaut Courtois denied the forward again with a low stop minutes after the restart. Be that as it may, Roger at long last found the net on the hour mark, sliding before Nacho on the drenched pitch to guide Jose Luis Morales' low cross from the left just past the venture of Courtois and into the right-hand corner.

In any case, Casemiro went to ground after Cheick Doukoure seemed to reach his shin with a rash endeavored freedom, and Bale unhesitatingly dispatched the punishment once arbitrator Ignacio Iglesias Villanueva was glad to give the call a chance to stand.

Nacho saw red when he earned a second reserving a little ways from the end, yet Madrid held out under some continued late weight before Ruben Rochina was additionally expelled subsequent to gathering a second yellow card for contradiction, in spite of having been substituted.


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