Real Madrid Make It 4 Wins From 4 La Liga Games After Impressive 2:1 Victory Against Real Betis

Real Madrid Make It 4 Wins From 4 La Liga Games After Impressive 2:1 Victory Against Real Betis

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:10 PM
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  • Real Madrid maintained top spot in La Liga after defeating Real Betis 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu in matchday 4 of the 2022/23 season
  • Goals from Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo Goes ensured Real Madrid bagged their 4th consecutive victory
  • Real Madrid will now turn their focus to the UEFA Champions League in midweek where the La Liga champions will tackle Celtic

Real Madrid continued their winning start to the 2022/23 La Liga season after an impressive 2-1 victory against Real Betis on Saturday evening.

Goals from Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo Goes gave Carlo Ancelotti’s men secure their 4th consecutive victory with Sergio Canales getting the only goal for Real Betis.

Real Madrid, Rodrygo, Real Betis, Vinicius Junior, Santiago Bernabeu, Karim Benzema
Rodrygo scored his first goal for Real Madrid this season in the 2-1 victory over Real Betis. Photo by Quality Sport Images
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Real Madrid have now bagged 12 points from their opening 4 games to sit top of the La Liga table, while, Betis suffered their first loss of the season but still maintain 2nd spot on the table with 9 points.

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Real Madrid show character again to earn another win

Real Madrid scored their first goal in less than 10 minutes.

Vinicius Junior received a through pass from David Alaba, beat the offside trap, and blasted over the defenseless Rui Silva in goal for Real Betis.

Real Betis' chances took a hit following Nabil Fekir's forced departure due to injury with Luiz Henrique replacing the experienced midfielder.

After 17 minutes, Sergio Canales equalized for Manuel Pellegrini's team, proving they were more than up to the task when Borja Iglesias flipped a fast throw into his path. Canales then hammered home past Thibault Courtois without celebrating.

Within minutes of the resumption, Karim Benzema's attempt was blocked off the line, but the play was later reversed due to a handball.

The game's deciding play occurred in the 65th minute when, just one minute after entering the game, Federico Valverde charged into the box and found Rodrygo.

From close to the penalty spot, the Brazilian made no mistakes, scoring his first goal of the season to the pleasure of the home crowd.

Real Madrid shows off brand new Santiago Bernabeu pitch

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Real Madrid will be back playing at a refurbished pitch at the Santiago Bernabeu for the first time this season when they play host to Real Betis this Saturday, September 3.

The La Liga champions will show off their newly renovated pitch against Betis as they bid to extend their lead at the top of the table on matchday 4 of the season.

Los Blancos posted a new video to social media to showcase the Bernabeu's new pitch in honor of their first game played at home this season.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..