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Vinicius Jr. Gets 8.5, Vazquez With 8 | Real Madrid Players Rated In Impressive Win Vs Getafe

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Abhinab Ghosh
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Real Madrid welcome Getafe at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium earlier tonight as they focused on picking up all three points at home. Los Blancos made a dominant start to the game and got their noses ahead in the 38th minute when Casemiro found the back of the net with a good header. Carlo Ancelotti’s men went into the half-time break 1-0 to the good.

The Madrid giants kept the pressure on in the second half and managed to double their lead in the 68th minute when Lucas Vasquez calmly passed the ball past the opposition keeper with his weaker left foot. The contest ended with Los Blancos securing an impressive 2-0 win in the Spanish capital.

Let’s take a look at how each Real Madrid player performed during the match against Getafe.

GK: Thibaut Courtois – 6.5/10

The Belgian keeper didn’t have a save to make in the game but was fortunate not to concede a late goal when Enes Ünal struck the post.

RB: Lucas Vazquez – 8/10

The Spaniard was solid at the back and engineered some decent chances in the final third. He also scored a lovely solo goal in the second half to ensure an easy win for his team.

CB: Eder Militao – 7/10

He dealt with mostly everything that came his way on the defensive end of the pitch and was also good on the ball.

CB: David Alaba – 7/10

Alaba maintained a solid defensive shape inside his half and made a couple of key chances in the opposition half.

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Real Madrid’s Brazilian midfielder Casemiro (L) heads the ball during the Spanish league football match between real Real Madrid CF and Getafe CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madridon April 9, 2022. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP) (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP via Getty Images)
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LB: Marcelo – 7/10

He didn’t give away much when defending at the back and had a good game going forward as well.

CM: Federico Valverde – 7/10

Valverde anchored the midfield with conviction and orchestrated some meaningful openings for his teammates up top.

CM: Casemiro – 7.5/10

The Brazilian midfield ace offered decent protection for his colleagues at the back and had a bright game in the opponent’s half.

CM: Eduardo Camavinga – 7.5/10

He did a great job at providing some solid defensive cover when needed and showed some signs of promise in the final third as well.

RW: Rodrygo – 7.5/10

His link-up play was excellent from the right flank. He ended the game with an assist to his name.

ST: Karim Benzema – 7/10

The French striker created some good opportunities for others around him but failed to register a goal tonight.

LW: Vinicius Junior – 8.5/10

He made some excellent runs with the ball and created a couple of decent chances from the left-wing.

Substitutes:

ST: Gareth Bale – 6/10

He has some shot attempts but failed to get his name on the scoresheet.

CM: Dani Ceballos – 6/10

Ceballos added some energy to Ancelotti’s midfield.

RW: Marco Asensio –  N/A

He didn’t get enough time to make an impact.

CB: Nacho – N/A

The Spaniard came on to see out the three points with the clean sheet intact.

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