Copa Del Rey: Second Straight Defeat For Real Madrid


Madrid: After a series of 40 games without a defeat, Real Madrid fell this Wednesday for the second time consecutively. Zidane’s men went down against Celta Vigo (1-2), in the quarter-finals leg 1 of the Copa del Rey.

In the space of four days, Zinedine Zidane has experienced as many defeats on the Real Madrid bench as in a year. After a setback to the wire in La Liga by Sevilla on Saturday (2-1), ending a series record of 40 games without defeat, Real Madrid this time fell on Wednesday at home against Celta Vigo (1-2) , In the quarter-final of the Copa del Rey.

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Despite the presence of Ramos, Modric, Kroos and Cristiano Ronaldo on the pitch, Real was caught shortly after the hour mark by Aspas (64 th ). Real equalized a few minutes later thanks to Marcelo, a recovery deflected volley on the 69th minute of the game.

But on the kick, loss of ball by a Real Madrid defender allowed the Galicians to regain the advantage against the home team, which was well concluded by Jonny on the 70 th minute of play. Despite this defeat, Real is not yet eliminated and will have the opportunity to try to catch up on Wednesday, January 25, in Vigo, for the return leg.