Real Madrid defeats Braga as a visitor and has a perfect score in the Champions League
Rodrygo and Jude Belliongham were the scorers for Carlo Ancelotti’s team, while Vinicius Jr. had 2 assists. Real Madrid leads Group C of the UEFA Champions League.
Rodrygo Goes and Jude Bellingham scored the goals for Real Madrid’s victory on matchday 3 of the group stage of the Champions League
He Real Madrid This Tuesday he extended his European firmness in Braga with a 2-1 victory, with a dose of suffering, to leave their pass to the round of 16 of the Champions League more than on track with their third consecutive victory, the day they Rodrygo recovered the goal and Jude Bellingham He extended his scoring streak.
Rodrygo’s data was inappropriate for a Real Madrid forward. Even more so in the season in which he must take a step forward without Karim Benzema in the squad, assuming a scoring responsibility to which he has not responded since the first game of the season, when he scored in San Mames. Eleven games without a goal, until 40 shots later he shook it off. Without time to think about the definition or the ghosts that haunted him. By will, throwing everything into a gift from Vinícius.
The Brazilian connection changed the course of a match that had started with Braga showing good taste with the ball. And that betrayed his offensive spirit, protecting himself with a defense of five and the strange substitution of Bruma, his most unbalanced player. Defensive deficiencies drove Artur Jorge’s decisions. In 16 minutes they were playing against them.
In the classic week, with an eleven with rotations of Carlo Ancelotti, Real Madrid allowed itself to regulate its efforts. In the second part, excessively. Vinícius always did damage by taking the defense’s back, exhibiting speed and skill. Matheus denied the goal with his cross shot and the referee denied Rodrygo a double due to an illegal position.
Braga arrived on impulse, failing to trouble Kepa in the first act, protected by Bellingham and Rüdiger in the two most dangerous shots. Al Musrati forgave some loose marks on a corner kick and Carvalho saw his scissors shot thwarted. They were warnings to a Real Madrid that did not hit in its moments of dominance, with Rodrygo and Fede Valverde looking for it from outside the area and Vinícius forgiving a poor start by the goalkeeper.
The blackout came when he felt sentenced. After a powerful start to the second act. With Fran García winning in attack what he concedes in defense to allow Bellingham to issue a warning of what would arrive minutes later. His powerful left foot shot him out with Matheus’ reflexes. Camavinga also testing the Braga goalkeeper and Carvajal caressing the same goal scored in Seville. Header, surprising everyone at the near post after a corner.
Bellingham did not forgive on his second attempt. Lethal in the ‘Champions’ as a Real Madrid player. Author of a goal each day. To the rescue against Union Berlin, with power in Naples. Vinícius’s back pass was placed with his right foot against the post with a gesture full of quality.
Real Madrid felt it was sentenced and reduced the defensive intensity. Added to the feeling of having nothing to lose from Braga, they provoked a reaction full of courage from the Portuguese team. He reacted quickly, with Djaló scoring after teaming up with Horta with too much passivity from the Madrid defense.
The entry of Bruma and Abel Ruiz on the scene increased the tension of the final minutes. With Braga overturned and Real Madrid bailing out balls. He tried to find Vinícius on the counterattack, when he did it again a goal was disallowed for offside. It caused them to suffer until the end, with Kepa deflecting a shot as best he could and Abel shooting the last one in added time.
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