As Real Madrid defeated Granada with 2-1 in a nail biting match on Monday night, Spanish professional football club is now just one way to take the La Liga Title.
According to media reports, after its ninth straight win following the coronavirus pandemic break, Club Real Madrid is on the verge of reclaiming the Spanish league title.
Zinedine Zidane’s team now know that a victory over Villarreal on Thursday night will see them officially crowned champions.
Benzema, Isco, Mendy and Luka Modric all sparkled for Real Madrid in the first half, but it was the performance of Thibaut Courtois that lead Madrid to victory.
Madrid was in control early, and Mendy’s first goal came from a beautiful angled shot into the top corner after getting past a defender inside the area in the 10th minute.
Benzema added to the lead six minutes later by hitting balling in the net, scoring his 19th league goal with a right-footed strike into the far corner.
After the win over Granada, Madrid’s coach, Zinedine Zidane said The players played very well and I’m happy for them. ”
“We had a very good first half, with great possession of the ball, before a second half which was worse because of the way the opposition played so well.”
“I have to be proud of this team, but there are two games left and we’ve not won anything yet. That’s the reality. We’re very happy, but there are six points left in play.”
“We are a step closer but we can’t relax, we haven’t won anything yet,” Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos said.