A goal in stoppage time allowed Los Blancos to beat Alaves and take first place in the Spanish Championship.
Real Madrid, led by Ukrainian goalkeeper Andrey Lunin, defeated Alaves in an away match of the 18th round of the Spanish La Liga . The match at Estadio Mendizorrosa ended with a score of 0:1 .
The first half of the meeting passed without goals. At the start of the second half of the match, the Royal Club remained in the minority – in the 54th minute, Nacho Fernandez received a straight red card for a flagrant foul.
Finding themselves with ten men, Carlo Ancelotti's men still tried to snatch victory and achieved what they wanted. In the 90+2nd minute, Lucas Vazquez scored from a pass from Toni Kroos.
Note that the Real Madrid goal in this match was defended by Kepa Arrizabalaga, while Lunin played the match on the bench.
Review of the match “Alaves” – “Real Madrid”
The victory allowed Real Madrid to move up to first place in La Liga with 45 points. Los Blancos are ahead of Girona, Ukrainians Viktor Tsygankov and Artem Dovbik in terms of additional indicators. Alaves (16 points) is in 16th position.
In the next round of Examples, the matches of which will take place after the Christmas-New Year break, Real Madrid will host Mallorca on January 3. A day earlier, Alaves will play away against Real Sociedad.