Goals from Jude Bellingham, Rodrygo, Brahim Diaz and Luka Modric helped Actual Madrid safe a powerful 4-1 victory over Villarreal as they displaced Girona on the high of the LaLiga standings on Sunday.
Luis Morales bought the lone strike for the away facet, but it surely did little to alter proceedings, as Actual Madrid had been at their finest and managed the competition.
Bellingham opened the scoring the twenty fifth minute after heading house a Luka Modric cross from roughly six yards out. It was the 20-year-old’s seventeenth aim of the season in 20 video games as his astonishing debut marketing campaign rolls on.
Rodrygo doubled the lead within the thirty seventh minute from a nook. The ball ricocheted round earlier than falling for him to faucet right into a gaping web. The Brazilian is in advantageous kind for the time being with that strike marking his eighth aim in as many video games.
Actual Madrid had assumed a commanding 2-0 lead at half-time but it surely took simply 10 minutes for that to be halved when Luis Morales pulled one again. Three direct passes allowed Morales to hold the ball into the field to fit previous Andriy Lunin.
Nevertheless, Los Blancos rapidly regained management of the match by Brahim Diaz within the sixty fourth minute, who fired low into the best nook to revive the two-goal benefit. He produced nice work within the build-up to promote the defender earlier than chopping inside.
The outcome was then sealed simply moments later within the 68th minute when Modric used his expertise to know the place to be after a white shirt was dispossessed to fireside low into left nook.
LaLiga standings after the outcome
After 17 matches, Los Blancos have 13 wins, three attracts and one defeat while they have 42 factors on the board and lead second-placed Girona by one level.
Girona can have an opportunity to reply by reclaiming the highest spot on Monday, December 18, towards Deportivo Alaves. If Girona win the sport by 4 objectives, Deportivo Alaves will drop beneath Villarreal into 14th place.