Real Madrid is one of the best clubs in the world. The Spanish club has been a formidable force for years. The club has a rich heritage that has continued to date. Madrid has had iconic players wear their jerseys. The club however was going through some rough patches in recent years. However, they seem to have come out with a different side this year.
Right from the start of the season, the team looked in ominous touch. They seldom dropped points and have won most of their matches. Their winnings include a comfortable thumping of their arch-rivals Barcelona as well. Their fine form has led them to yet another victory recently. This one is huge. The team has managed to beat Atletico Madrid in the Madrid derby. The match was hyped up in a great way. The Madrid derby is considered to be the biggest game after the Barcelona-Real rivalry.
Real Madrid came out with all guns blazing. They were in command of the game right from the first minute. Atletico struggled to keep possession of the ball. They also had a lot of mispasses in the match. These helped the cause of Real as they cruised to victory. Let us learn more about the match in detail below.
Real Madrid Inch Closer To La Liga
Real Madrid can surely dream of clinching the La Liga title now. They played like true champions against Atletico. Karim Benzema and Asensio scored to give Real a 2-0 victory. Benzema played his first game after returning from his injury. However, the hero of the night was Vinicius Jr. He assisted on both occasions and played like a boss. It was because Real looked solid in the midfield.
The victory gave Real Madrid a thirteen points’ cushion from Atletico. The closest competitors are Sevilla, who are currently at second. Sevilla is eight points behind Real at the moment.