Real Madrid faced off against Celta Vigo at the Estadio Municipal de Balaídos earlier tonight as they looked to earn all three points on their travels in La Liga. Los Blancos made a solid start to the game but were held to a scoreless draw at the half-time break.
Jude Bellingham finally made the decisive breakthrough for the Madrid giants in the 81st minute. The contest ended with Carlo Ancelotti’s men earning a narrow 1-0 victory away from home.
Let’s take a look at how each Real Madrid player performed during the match against Celta Vigo.
GK: Kepa Arrizabalaga – 7.5/10
The Spaniard made a few solid saves at the back and secured an important clean sheet tonight.
RB: Dani Carvajal – 7/10
He did his fair share of defending inside his half and had a couple of bright moments going forward.
CB: Antonio Rudiger – 6.5/10
The German talent made two crucial clearances at the back and did enough to restrict the home team from scoring.
CB: David Alaba – 7/10
Alaba didn’t do much wrong on the defensive end of the field and was accurate with his ball distribution.
LB: Fran Garcia – 6.5/10
He caught the eye at times at both ends of the field.
CDM: Aurelien Tchouameni – 6.5/10
The French talent hardly gave away the ball and made one important clearance inside his half.
CM: Federico Valverde – 7.5/10
Valverde was a positive influence in both halves. He managed to cause a few headaches for the opposition defenders.
CM: Eduardo Camavinga – 7/10
He made two decent runs with the ball but was replaced after the hour mark.
CAM: Jude Bellingham – 8/10
Bellingham showed a few flashes of what he could do and ended up scoring the only goal of the game in the 81st minute.
ST: Rodrygo – 7.5/10
Rodrygo made a lot of dangerous runs with the ball but didn’t manage to find the back of the net.
ST: Vinicius Jr. – 6.5/10
He made a couple of decent runs with the ball but had to come off with an injury in the 17th minute.
ST: Joselu – 7/10
Joselu picked up an assist for setting up Bellingham’s match-winner.
CM: Toni Kroos – 6/10
Kroos brought some experience to Ancelotti’s midfield.
CM: Luka Modric – 6/10
His impact on the game was minimal.
CB: Nacho – 6/10
Nacho kept things solid at the back.