Real Madrid locked horns with Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano earlier tonight as they looked to earn a positive result in the Madrid derby. Los Blancos made a poor start to the game as they conceded the opening goal in the fourth minute when Alvaro Morata found the back of the net. Antoine Griezmann doubled the home team’s advantage in the 18th minute but Toni Kroos got a goal back for Carlo Ancelotti’s side as they went into the half-time break 2-1 down on the scoreline.
Morata scored again in the 46th minute which put daylight between the two teams. The Madrid derby ended with Real Madrid suffering a poor 3-1 loss away from home.
Let’s take a look at how each Real Madrid player fared during the match against Atletico Madrid.
GK: Kepa Arrizabalaga – 5.5/10
He made one good save at the back but conceded three times during the 90 minutes.
RB: Lucas Vazquez – 5.5/10
Vazquez was far from convincing when defending inside his half and offered very little going forward.
CB: Antonio Rudiger – 5.5/10
The German centre-back struggled to keep things tidy on the defensive end of the pitch.
CB: David Alaba – 6.5/10
He made some important defensive contributions and was a good presence on the ball.
LB: Fran Garcia – 6/10
He did his fair share of defending but lacked quality in the opponent’s half.
CDM: Eduardo Camavinga – 6.5/10
Camavinga caught the eye at times but failed to make a difference tonight.
CM: Federico Valverde – 6.5/10
He was a positive influence at both ends of the pitch.
CM: Toni Kroos – 8/10
The German talent was a constant menace in the final third and scored his team’s only goal in the 35th minute.
CAM: Luka Modric – 6/10
Modric struggled to get a foothold in the game and was replaced at half-time.
ST: Rodrygo – 7/10
He caused a lot of headaches for the Atletico defenders and did everything but score tonight.
ST: Jude Bellingham – 7.5/10
Bellingham made a lot of dangerous runs with the ball but there was no goal for him.
ST: Joselu – 6/10
He made two key chances in the final third.
CM: Aurelien Tchouameni – 7/10
Tchouameni made a positive impact off the bench.
LB: Ferland Mendy – 6/10
He kept things solid at the back.
CB: Nacho – 6/10
The Spaniard made one crucial interception inside his half.
RW: Brahim Diaz – 6/10
He failed to register a goal.