Real Madrid were frustrated as their attempts to score against Villarreal always failed. The Yellow Submarine then recorded a historic victory at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Villerral entertain, Sunday (13/1/2018) night local time, Madrid have ambitions to rise after last week just playing a draw with Numacia in the Copa del Rey. El Real also must win so as not to lag behind further from Barcelona at the top of the standings.
Madrid appear dominant and creates many opportunities, especially in the first round. Gareth Bale even made a goal in minute 14 although then canceled because he was caught offside.
Unlucky for Madrid, until the end of the match they are looking for goals never created. Their goalkeeper who escorted Keylor Navas even broken through a counterattack when the game normal time remaining three minutes. Madrid lost 0-1.
Though Madrid is very dominant according to records Whoscored. They have 57.9% ball possession and a total of 28 shots, of which 7 are on target. On the other hand, Villarreal only fired 10 shots and four on target.
Of the 28 shots released by Madrid, 11 of which were produced by Cristiano Ronaldo. Of Ronaldo’s 11 shots, four on target.
Ronaldo’s other report card of the game is that he managed to create two chances, twice lost the ball, and even failed to do take-on. Like all the Madrid penggawa, Ronaldo looks frustrated. Moreover, he missed several net goals scored.
This became the second home defeat of Madrid in the La Liga, after last December disgraced by Barcelona with a score of 0-3. ESPNFC noted that this is the first time since 2009 Madrid lost twice in a row at home.
On the other hand, this is a historic victory for Villarreal. You see, never before the club drove the Yellow Submarine to win at the Santiago Bernabeu in La Liga event. Of the previous 18 visits, Villarreal claimed 12 defeats and six draws.