Los Blancos were able to end Atletico Madrid’s unbeaten run at Santiago Bernabeu with a goal from Casemiero and an own goal by Atletico’s captain, Oblak, with a deflection from Carvajal’s stunner.
The 2-0 win over Roji Blancos moves
to La Liga’s third place, with only three points gap within the leaders,
believes the win was crucial to Los Blancos’ season.
“I think today we have gone for the game right from the beginning,”
he told a post-match interview with Movistar+.
“We have pressed and we have circulated possession of the ball in their half of the pitch.
“It is clear the La Liga title race is very complicated and we knew that if we lost today it would be much more complicated for us and we have responded.”
side has reshaped after a slow start to the season, with qualifying from their Champions League group and now ending their rival’s unbeaten run. Real Madrid will face
on December 15 before games against
before New Year’s Eve.