Real Madrid made it two wins in the last two games. Despite not having 9 first team players available, Zidane was able to Defeat Getafe on Tuesday night. He started with Mendy in the right back and Mercelo in the left. A Castilla player Marvin also started the game.
Real Madrid were solid in the first half. Although they did not create much chances, They made sure Getafe had no shot on target throughout the first half. However, Things got better in the second half as Real Madrid scored two goals in succession. One from a Benzema header and another from Mendy who was assisted by Marcelo.
Benzema has been very instrumental for Real Madrid this season and has been one of the most consistent players. With his goal, He has now created a new record this season. No Laliga player has scored a headed goal than the Frenchman this season.
Also, The headed goal is Real Madrid 10th of the season, More than any other Laliga club. The second is Granada with 7.
With the win, Real Madrid are now second on the table, 5 points behind Atletico Madrid. Although there rival has 2 games in hand.
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