FT: Atletico Madrid 1-2 Real Madrid, Los Blancos Wins Madrid Derby! (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)
Real Madrid have grabbed a crucial away victory over their local rivals Atletico Madrid in a high-pitch Metropolitano stadium, MySportDab reports.
It was a tended game between both giants of Spanish football as they traded tackles with each other at the Metropolitano Stadium.
Real Madrid have maintained a hundred percent record since the start of the 2022/23 La Liga season, winning all their matches to go top of the La Liga table.
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They needed to win the match to reclaim their top spot after temporarily losing to Barcelona, who defeated Elche to go a point clear
Real Madrid dominated their local rivals and were on top of the game at the Metropolitano Stadium, threatening moves when launching an attack.
Eighteen minutes into the match, Rodrygo opened the scoring for the visitors, catapulting the Blaugrana to an early lead with an assist from Tchouameni.
Vinicius Jr beats the Atletico defense and hits the near post. Valverde quickly picked pace and volleyed home the rebound to make it 2-0 in the 36th minute.
The hosts were conquered by Real Madrid’s roving and superb midfield, but they did manage shots on target, which Thibaut Courtois saved.
The first half ended with Real Madrid going into the break with a deserved two goals lead.
Atletico Madrid entered the second with an improved flair on the attack. They have been punished in the first half by a rickety defense.
They looked set to pull a consolation, or at least with great attacking moves and a more balanced and mature play.
But Real Madrid were up to the task, as they put up a superb and brilliant defense t deny their hosts an early second-half goal.
Her most finally pulls a consolation goal in the 83rd minute as the game finally ended with a 2-1 win for the Los Blancos.