R Madrid 2-0 Osasuna: Victory denied for Osasuna, as RMA secure a 2-0 home win

Zinedine Zidane delivers a home win against Osasuna on Saturday
R Madrid vs. Osasuna
Jose Montes

Jose Montes

If you read Jose’s writing, you would never think that he is anything but professional. However, he is the joker of our team.

Osasuna on away loss to RMA at the Alfredo di Stéfano on Saturday. RMA wanted to continue adding points after a scoreless draw against Getafe in their previous match while Osasuna were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Elche and Villarreal. After today’s result, RMA are in 2nd place on the table and has 74 points while Osasuna sit in 11th with 40 points after 34 matches.

After an un-eventful first half, RMA applied pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Eder Militao at the 76 minute mark. However they weren’t finished yet and Casemiro made it 2-0 in the 80th minute with a final score of 2-0.

For RMA, Nacho, Miguel Gutierrez, Rodrygo, Isco and Sergio Arribas, came on for Raphael Varane, Marcelo, Vinicius Junior, Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio. Osasuna replaced Darko Brasanac, Ante Budimir, Adrian Lopez, Enrique Barja and Jony with Javier Martinez Calvo, Ezequiel Avila, Ruben Garcia, Roberto Torres and Lucas Torro.

The referee booked Javier Martinez Calvo and Oier for Osasuna.

RMA will next play Seville at home, with Osasuna facing Athletic Bilbao away.

Technical card:
R Madrid: Sergio Herrera, Nacho Vidal, David Garcia, Aridane, Manu Sanchez, Jon Moncayola, Lucas Torro, Javier Martinez Calvo, Ruben Garcia, Roberto Torres, Ezequiel Avila and Oier
Osasuna: Thibaut Courtois, Alvaro Odriozola, Raphael Varane, Eder Militao, Marcelo, Marco Asensio, Casemiro, Antonio Blanco, Eden Hazard, Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema
Stadium: the Alfredo di Stéfano
Goals: Eder Militao (1-0, min. 76) and Casemiro (2-0, min. 80)


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