The result of Real Madrid’s match today against Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish League competition for the 2022/2023 season, where the Royal Club defeated its Basque counterpart with two unanswered goals.
The Real Madrid match was held against Athletic Bilbao, at the “San Mamés” stadium, in the eighteenth round of the Spanish League.
The first attack attempt was in the seventh minute, via Benzema, after launching on the left side via Mendy, he finished it with a cross into the penalty area. Karim Benzema received it with a direct shot that passed close to the top crossbar of the goal.
Thibaut Courtois saved a dangerous header from Aitor Paredes in the 11th minute, after a cross from Zarraga, which Aitor headed in a wonderful way, but the Belgian brilliance kept the royal net clean.
Neco Williams hit Courtois in the 16th minute, but his ball went past the right post of the Belgian goalkeeper.
Danny Ceballos tried to threaten the homeowners’ goal, after he sent an elaborate cross in the 22nd minute, but the Spanish cross did not find anyone dealing with it properly by the royal club.
In the 24th minute, Karim Benzema managed to score the first goal for the royal club in the match, after a cross from the right front by Federico Valverde into the penalty area. Marco Asensio raised it with a header that prepared the ball for his colleague Benzema, who fired it directly more than wonderful into the net in the left corner. for the goal.-
Vinicius Junior tried to hit the Basque club’s net with the second goal in the 31st minute, but goalkeeper Unai Simon blocked the Brazilian winger’s shot.--
In the second half of the match, Benzema tried again to penetrate the Bilbao penalty area, but was unable to equalize with the strong Basque defense in the 49th minute.
The club’s elements fell a lot in the second half, with strong pressure from Athletic Bilbao, in order to equalize.
Goalkeeper Simon denied Real Madrid a second goal in the 59th minute, after a shot from Nacho was brilliantly blocked by Bilbao’s goalkeeper.
Athletic Bilbao managed to score a goal in the 77th minute through Inaki Williams, but it was canceled due to an offside situation.
Real Madrid succeeded in consolidating its superiority over the owners of the land with a goal scored by the German Toni Kroos, in the 90th minute, as he hit the ball in a wonderful way from the borders of the penalty area, after receiving a ball from Rodrigo.
With that result, Real Madrid’s balance rose to 41 points in second place, while Athletic Bilbao’s balance froze at 26 points in eighth place.