Actual Madrid lifted themselves to inside two factors of La Liga’s summit on Saturday night with a 2-0 victory over Osasuna, however they have been made to work extraordinarily exhausting by their dogged opponents on the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano.
Madrid knew they needed to win to maintain the strain on Atletico Madrid on the prime of La Liga, and so they flew out of the traps accordingly, taking goal on the Osasuna aim. Los Blancos have been notably wasteful nevertheless, lacking the goal on quite a few events, because the guests managed to outlive till half-time.
Zinedine Zidane’s males did not take their foot off the gasoline within the second half, with Eder Militao firing excessive and broad on the volley. Rodrygo took issues into his personal fingers with a mazy run and shot, however he dragged his effort barely broad, because the nerves started to jangle within the Spanish capital.
It appeared as if Madrid have been destined to fall additional behind leaders Atleti, however with quarter-hour remaining on the clock, the defending champions struck. Isco floated a nook into the guts of the penalty space, and Militao rose highest to plant an excellent header into the highest nook of Sergio Herrera’s internet.
The reduction throughout Zidane’s face was clear for all to see, as he punched the air with delight. Madrid managed possession and swiftly killed the sport on 80 minutes, albeit in freakish type.
Nonetheless, the goalkeeper was fooled by the poor management, and the ball trickled apologetically previous him and over the road, permitting Madrid to play out the ultimate 10 minutes in consolation. Los Blancos now sit in second place, solely two factors behind Atleti with 4 video games left to play.