Just five minutes into the complement, the VAR intervened to warn of a hand in the area, which the judge sanctioned as a penalty and the Frenchman changed it for a goal for Real Madrid’s 2-0 vs. AthleticClub.
Real Madrid vs. Athletic Club: the preview of the match
The ‘White House’ and the ‘Lions’ fight to win the first official trophy of the year. The day before, the team led by Carlo Ancelotti started with a slight favouritism, but Marcelino García Toral’s team got ready to defend the crown.
In the middle of this week, the madridistas needed extra time to eliminate Barcelona in an exciting classic that ended 3-2 for those from the capital. While the team from Bilbao came from behind against Atlético de Madrid to win 2-1 in the complementary stage of the game.
Real Madrid and Athletic Club have met in 238 official matches, resulting in 119 wins and 450 goals for the Merengues, for 75 wins and 326 goals for the Lions.
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