LA LIGA

Real Madrid defeat Mallorca to extend their lead

Real Madrid extended their lead at the top of La Liga after beating Mallorca 3-0.

Benzema’s brace and a goal from Vincious were enough to beat Mallorca. Real Madrid took all three points at the Visit Mallorca Estadi. 

In this fixture, Real Madrid had more ball possession than Mallorca and had eleven shots, five of them on target. In contrast, Mallorca took 14 shits with only three of them on target. The first half of the game was all square as both teams were not able to find a net.

Later, in the second half, it took Madrid 10 minutes to make an impact and score a goal. They took the lead in the 55th minute thanks to Vinicius Jr’s goal.

In the 75th minute, Real Madrid were awarded a penalty after Vinicius was fouled. And Karim Benzema made no mistake in converting it. To top it off, soon after five minutes, Benzema scored his second goal to make it 3-0.

Real Madrid play FC Barcelona next in the LaLiga at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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