Saviour Sergio Ramos does it again. A full header in 81′ of the match from Ramos takes Real Madrid on the top of LaLiga Points Table, as earlier Barcelona suffered a shocking defeat against Deportivo.
Every person whether interested in football or not knows something about football and the only thing they know is Cristiano Ronaldo plays for Real Madrid. They might forget sometimes that Ronaldo represents Portugal but I am quite sure they will never ever forget about Real Madrid. So from this statement, you can realise how big this game of Soccer is. Before the start of the match, the Team line up of Real Madrid looks unbalanced as their key players Gareth Bale is suffering a suspension and its other star player Karim Benzema was named in a substitute.
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Coming to the match started Zinedine Zidane’s team Real Madrid were on song and as usual began their attacking play with a 4-3-3 game plan while Betis focused over their defence with 5-3-2. As the match began Cristiano shot two right on target but missed on the first occasion and later was deflected. The match was in total control of Madrid but right then Keylor Navas the goalkeeper of Madrid couldn’t hold Sanabria’s shot into his hands thus suffered an own goal to give Betis a lead of 1-0. As the game progressed Cristiano Ronaldo pulled the home side to an equaliser in 41’with a fine diving header to the right of the goalkeeper. The Header was exceptionally a treat to watch for Ronaldo fans coming in right time, just before half time. At the end of first half, the match was equalised at 1-1.
From the start of the Second half both teams kept on attacking but none succeeded. The game was heading for a draw right then Betis were reduced to 10 men when Vazquez raced clear on counter-attacked with Piccini, who received a yellow card already in first half of the game resulting in a red card with 13 minutes still left in the game. It was until 81’of the game when Sergio Ramos the captain of Real Madrid came to rescue his team to an astonishing win over Real Betis. If Ronaldo’s header was the exceptional goal then Ramos header was a phenomenal one. The header was charged by a powerful corner by Toni Kroos from eight yards and Ramos making no mistake. Thus at end of full-time, It was Real Madrid who claimed victorious by 2-1, with his Captain Ramos Earning huge praise from Madrid supporters.
- With this win, Real Madrid is right on top of LaLiga standings after their arch rivals Barcelona suffered a defeat against Deportivo. Real Madrid has also qualified for Champions League with one match still to play against Athletic Bilbao.
- Cristiano Ronaldo headed the fifth goal in the four league matches he has played. He is also among the leading goal scorer in this season with 19 goals, right below his demons contenders Lionel Messi-23 and Luis Suarez-21.
- Captain Sergio Ramos scored the 10th goal of the season to take Madrid to top of LaLiga