Real Madrid faced off against Celta Vigo at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium earlier tonight as they hoped to earn a good result at home in La Liga. Los Blancos made a solid start to the game and scored the opening goal in the 42nd minute when Marco Asensio found the back of the net. The Madrid giants went into the half-time break 1-0 up on the scoreline.
Eder Militao doubled his team’s advantage in the 48th minute as Real Madrid earned an impressive 2-0 win in front of their home fans.
Let’s take a look at how each Real Madrid player performed during the match against Celta Vigo.
GK: Thibaut Courtois – 7/10
Courtois made a couple of solid saves at the back and earned a well-deserved clean sheet at the Bernabeu tonight.
RB: Nacho – 7/10
He performed his defensive duties well and was lively going forward.
CB: Eder Militao – 7.5/10
Militao cleared his lines when needed and scored an important goal early in the second half.
CB: Antonio Rudiger – 7/10
He didn’t do much wrong at the back and was tidy with his passing.
LB: Eduardo Camavinga – 8.5/10
Camavinga did his fair share of defending and made plenty of dangerous runs down the left flank.
CM: Federico Valverde – 7/10
He worked hard and completed a couple of exciting dribbles from midfield.
CM: Aurelien Tchouameni – 7.5/10
The French sensation anchored the midfield with conviction and was a threat going forward as well.
CM: Dani Ceballos – 7.5/10
The Spaniard helped his teammates out defensively when needed and was accurate with his passing.
RW: Marco Asensio – 9.5/10
He opened the goal-scoring for Real Madrid just before half-time. He was unplayable at times and deserves to be named the man of the match.
ST: Karim Benzema – 6.5/10
Benzema had a few strikes at goal but failed to get his name on the scoresheet.
LW: Vinicius Junior – 8/10
He caused all kinds of problems for the Celta Vigo defenders and ended the game with an assist to his name.
RW: Lucas Vazquez – 6/10
He added some energy to Ancelotti’s attack.
CM: Luka Modric – 6/10
Modric came on in the 80th minute.
ST: Rodrygo – 6/10
Rodrygo made one encouraging run with the ball on the attacking end of the field.