Real Madrid faced off against Cadiz at the Nuevo Mirandilla Stadium earlier tonight as they focused on securing a win on the road in La Liga. Los Blancos made a decent start to the game but were held to a scoreless draw at the half-time break.
Nacho finally made the opening breakthrough for Carlo Ancelotti’s side in the 72nd minute before Marco Asensio put daylight between the two sides as he scored just four minutes later. The contest ended with Real Madrid earning an impressive 2-0 victory away from home.
Let’s take a look at how each Real Madrid player performed during the match against Cadiz.
GK: Thibaut Courtois – 7/10
The Belgian keeper made a couple of decent saves at the back and earned a vital clean sheet tonight.
RB: Lucas Vazquez – 7/10
He was solid when defending inside his half and had a lively game going forward.
CB: Eder Militao – 8/10
The Brazilian sensation gave a good account of himself on the defensive end of the field and was a good presence on the ball.
CB: Antonio Rudiger – 7/10
He cleared the danger when required and made a couple of decent runs with the ball.
LB: Nacho – 8/10
The Spaniard earned the ball back a few times and scored the opening goal for Real Madrid in the 72nd minute.
CM: Federico Valverde – 7/10
Valverde managed to create a handful of decent chances in the final third and has got an assist to show for his efforts.
CM: Aurelien Tchouameni – 8/10
The French talent anchored the midfield really well and was a constant menace in the final third. He ended the game with an assist to his name.
CM: Dani Ceballos – 7.5/10
Ceballos was a positive influence at both ends of the field.
RW: Marco Asensio – 9/10
The Spanish sensation caused all sorts of problems for the opposition defenders and managed to double his team’s advantage in the 76th minute.
ST: Karim Benzema – 8/10
Benzema was a real threat in front of the opponent’s goal and was unfortunate to hit the post on two separate occasions.
LW: Rodrygo – 8/10
He made a lot of dangerous runs with the ball and was quite a handful for the Cadiz defenders.
LB: Eduardo Camavinga – 6.5/10
Camavinga didn’t do much wrong at the back.
CM: Luka Modric – 6/10
He offered very little after coming on as a substitute.
LW: Eden Hazard – 6/10
Hazard struggled to influence the game.