Defending LaLiga Santander champions Actual Madrid tasted defeat for the primary time this season as newly-promoted Cadiz registered a shock win in opposition to them on the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano.
Honduran star Anthony Lozano gave the guests a lead within the 16th minute after he was left unmarked and he managed to lob the ball previous a helpless Thibaut Courtois. Los Blancos, who began the sport with out the likes of Casemiro, Fede Valverde, and different key gamers within the facet, noticed the lion’s share of the ball, ending the sport with a staggering 75% possession.
Zinedine Zidane rang within the modifications at half time because the likes of Valverde, Casemiro, and Marco Asensio have been all launched forward of the second 45 minutes as he hoped to get a response from his facet. Eder Militao was additionally thrown into the fray for the second half after Sergio Ramos, already on a yellow, picked up a knock and needed to play by the ache barrier.
Nevertheless, all of it counted for nothing as Actual Madrid may do nothing to interrupt down a cussed Cadiz facet.
Veteran striker Alvaro Negredo was a continuing risk to the Actual Madrid defence and gained a whopping 11 of his 15 (!) aerial duels, and arrange Lozano for the one objective of the sport, which proved to be the winner. Lozano was additionally previously on the books of Barcelona B, making it an much more poetic sequence of occasions within the grand scheme of issues.
This was the primary loss that Actual Madrid confronted of their final 15 video games, and the timing of the loss is much more essential because it comes only a week earlier than the essential El Clasico showdown on the Nou Camp.
Listed below are a number of the finest tweets from Actual Madrid’s surprising dwelling defeat to newly-promoted Cadiz!
Printed 18 Oct 2020, 00:31 IST