Madrid Derby: Real makes statement with 2-0 persuade Atletico

Real Madrid defeated league leader Atletico Madrid, which features a match in hand, during a 2020-21 La Liga encounter on Saturday to achieve just three points off the top of table.


Real Madrid showed why it’s the defending La Liga champion with a convincing 2-0 home convert Atletico Madrid within the derby on Saturday to finish the pacesetter’s unbeaten start to the league season.

Real Madrid deservedly took the lead within the 15th minute when Casemiro headed home from a corner, leaving Atletico behind for the primary time in its 11th league game of the season.

Dani Carvajal put Zinedine Zidane’s side further comfortable with a shocking strike within the 63rd minute which came off the post and into internet off keeper Jan Oblak for an goal .

Atletico was utterly outplayed by the champion and didn’t have any attempts on goal within the half , while it did not manage an attempt on track until the 80th minute, when Saul Niguez’s header was saved by Thibaut Courtois.

Atletico still leads the standings on 26 points, while Real climbed to 3rd and closed the gap on its city rival to 3 points, although Diego Simeone’s team features a game in hand.

The result also means second-placed Real Sociedad can reclaim top spot if it beats Eibar on Sunday.

The win completed an interesting week for Real after beating Sevilla in La Liga and Borussia Monchengladbach to progress within the Champions League and can further ease the pressure on Zidane after his outfit’s relatively poor start to the campaign.

The Spanish champion was boosted by the return of first-choice right back Carvajal but Zidane also rewarded Lucas Vazquez for his outstanding efforts in deputising for the defender and deployed him as a right winger.

Atletico was utterly outplayed by the champion and didn’t have any attempts on goal within the half , while it did not manage an attempt on track until the 80th minute, when Saul Niguez’s header was saved by Thibaut Courtois.

Atletico still leads the standings on 26 points, while Real climbed to 3rd and closed the gap on its city rival to 3 points, although Diego Simeone’s team features a game in hand.

The result also means second-placed Real Sociedad can reclaim top spot if it beats Eibar on Sunday.

The win completed an interesting week for Real after beating Sevilla in La Liga and Borussia Monchengladbach to progress within the Champions League and can further ease the pressure on Zidane after his outfit’s relatively poor start to the campaign.

The Spanish champion was boosted by the return of first-choice right back Carvajal but Zidane also rewarded Lucas Vazquez for his outstanding efforts in deputising for the defender and deployed him as a right winger.

Atletico was utterly outplayed by the champion and didn’t have any attempts on goal within the half , while it did not manage an attempt on track until the 80th minute, when Saul Niguez’s header was saved by Thibaut Courtois.

Atletico still leads the standings on 26 points, while Real climbed to 3rd and closed the gap on its city rival to 3 points, although Diego Simeone’s team features a game in hand.

The result also means second-placed Real Sociedad can reclaim top spot if it beats Eibar on Sunday.

The win completed an interesting week for Real after beating Sevilla in La Liga and Borussia Monchengladbach to progress within the Champions League and can further ease the pressure on Zidane after his outfit’s relatively poor start to the campaign.

The Spanish champion was boosted by the return of first-choice right back Carvajal but Zidane also rewarded Lucas Vazquez for his outstanding efforts in deputising for the defender and deployed him as a right winger.

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