Marcelo suffers injury scare as Real Madrid edge Real Betis in thriller

Feb 20, 2018, 20:14
Marcelo suffers injury scare as Real Madrid edge Real Betis in thriller

Ronaldo scored again as Madrid overcame Real Betis 5-3 in LaLiga on Sunday.

"Against a team who can do you damage down the wings, their work was very important today".

Ronaldo then looked to have sealed the win for Real with a net-busting strike from a tight angle in the 65th, but substitute Sergio Leon pulled a goal back for Betis in the 85th minute to set up a tense finish.

Asensio has made 20 LaLiga appearances this season but most of those have been off the bench, and he staked his claim for a more regular first-team spot with two goals in Real's 3-2 win over Real Betis on Sunday night. He will replace the misfiring Karim Benzema, who is enduring a hard time in front of goal this season.

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"Betis were fantastic and controlled the last half-hour of the first half".

Real Madrid's French forward Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) celebrates scoring a goal with teammates during the Spanish league football match Real Betis vs Real Madrid at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on February 18. I am happy at the end.

The Portugal star has found his shooting boots in Spain's top flight, having endured a hard first half of the campaign. A draw will be a wonderful result for Leganes and I think they will try to get that result in this game.

Zidane's side are 10 points behind second-placed Atletico Madrid and a point behind Valencia in third.

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"We're in a good moment, we have scored a lot of goals recently and kept winning matches, which we continued in this hard match". They recovered in the second half to clinch the victory.

But Zidane says he is not ready to step aside yet.

Zidane was a big fan of Bale and played a key role in signing him from Spurs, but he has lost faith in the Welshman more recently after a string of injury worries. It was uncharacteristically poor defending from the Spaniard, who has been a standout performer in an otherwise porous defensive line.

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