Tue 28 November 2023 | 14:05

Rodrigo Shines in the Absence of Vinicius Junior

Rodrigo's brilliance secures a crucial 3-0 victory for Real Madrid in a tough encounter with Cadiz.

Sunday's match posed a challenging test for Real Madrid in the absence of Vinicius Junior, but another Brazilian player delivered an outstanding performance without any fear. Rodrigo scored two magnificent goals confidently, netting them before contributing to the third goal scored by Joud Bellingham. It wasn't a classic performance for Los Blancos, as injuries in the midfield occasionally made the team look disjointed, but the quality of their stars was sufficient to secure a comfortable 3-0 win.


Rodrigo opened the scoring by threading the ball between defenders, avoiding another, and sending a powerful shot into the top corner. Cadiz remained in the game, but acrobatic saves by Andriy Lunin prevented them from equalizing in the first half.


The second goal was more routine, with Rodrigo at the heart of the action. His second goal came at a crucial time, as he made a winding run and a composed finish to relieve the prolonged pressure exerted by the Cadiz team, providing a comfortable lead for his team. The Brazilian also contributed to the third goal, providing a corner pass to Bellingham, who directed his shot past the goalkeeper to put the game beyond doubt.


This period hasn't always been easy and didn't look promising for extended periods. However, with Barcelona stumbling and Girona unexpectedly collecting points, this victory proves vital for Real Madrid.

source: SportMob

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