Alaves — Real 0:1: match review and game result 12/21/2023

On Thursday, December 21, Real Madrid played Alaves in the 18th round of the Spanish La Liga.

Carlo Ancelotti's team managed to take advantage of Girona's misfire in the championship race and caught up with the Catalan team in points, but ahead in additional indicators. Madrid snatched a 1:0 victory over an opponent from the bottom of the championship.

At the same time, Real had to get the result in the minority, after Nacho earned a straight red card in the 54th minute. Nevertheless, in the second minute of stoppage time, Lucas Vazquez brought victory to Madrid, heading in a corner kick.

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At the moment, Real Madrid and Girona each have 45 points at the top of the La Liga standings, but Madrid are first and the Catalans have dropped to second place.. Alaves are in 16th position with 16 points.

Statistics of the match Alaves — Real Madrid 18th round of the Spanish championship

Alaves — Real Madrid 0:1

Goal : Lucas Vazquez, 90+2

Expected goals (xG) : 0.47 — 0.66
Ball possession : 40% — 60%
Beats : 8 — 9
Shots on target : 2 — 4
Corners : 3 — 3
Fouls : 18 — 13
Attacks : 78 — 104

Alaves : Sivera — Duarte (X. Lopez, 59), Marin, Abkar, Gorosabel (Tenaglia, 78) — Guridi (Hadji, 59), Blanco, Guevara — Rioja, Rebbash (Sola, 72), Omorodion (Quique, 78).

Real Madrid : Kepa — Garcia, Rudiger, Nacho, Vazquez — Diaz (Joselu 76), Modric (Chuameni 56), Kroos, Valverde — Rodrigo (Ceballos 90+5), Bellingham.

Warnings : Duarte, Guevara, Tenaglia — Bellingham.

Sending off : Nacho, 54 (straight red).

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