The Blancos midfielder scored an important goal in his side’s Champions League match on Tuesday.
has delivered mixed performances in the current season. The player has been criticized for his current form as he has not been able to score since January. However, the 25-year-old showed his goal-scoring qualities once again in his team’s Champions League clash againstAtalanta
on Tuesday. Asensio came in as a substitute in the 82nd minute and replacedFederico Valverde
in the Blancos’ midfield. He scored Real Madrid’s third goal in the 84th minute as
’s team defeated Atalanta with a 3-1 result. Atalanta scored a spot-kick in the 83rd minute and Asensio’s strike killed their plans for a potential comeback. Asensio has scored only two goals in his 24 matches for Real Madrid in their current league campaign as they sit third in LaLiga. However, he is still backed by Zidane who wants him to take a central role in his team’s midfield.