Gareth Bale has scored or assisted in each of his last seven games for Real Madrid.
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— Squawka Football (@Squawka) August 26, 2018
“The team is the one that works, and when it works, the goals come in the form of Gareth, Karim or Sergio,”
“Real Madrid will struggle to score when Ronaldo leaves”
In 2 league games
— Nasir (@AANasir99) August 26, 2018
“I emphasise the mentality of the team. The match was difficult. In a hard moment of the game, we have shown we know how to play.”
Keylor Navas again retained the starting jersey despite the high-profile signing of
“We will see how the goalkeeper rotation evolves,” said the coach.
Thibaut Courtois on the bench…AGAIN. ? Enjoy being a sub and doing nothing but benchwarming, you asked for it. Meanwhile Kepa is loving life playing every game and winning every game so far ?
— Younes H-Hamou (@youneshh) August 26, 2018
“Varane and Modric will train little by little in the team. We have alternatives and competition, and that’s good for the team,” he added.
Once Modric is back to full fitness, think Lopetegui has to bench either Asensio or Isco in order for Real Madrid to gain stability in midfield. Midfield three is a must with how Marcelo is getting done on the counter.
— Asif. (@Asif9707) August 26, 2018
Real Madrid’s second consecutive win marks only the seventh occasion in the past 19 years where they have taken maximum points from the opening couple of outings. But despite the emphatic scoreline, there is still much to be improved in the Spanish capital this term.