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Girona 0-3 Real Madrid: Los Blancos turn on the style to reclaim top spot

Real Madrid returned to the top of the La Liga standings after a convincing victory against Girona who has been the surprise package of La Liga this season.

Real Madrid managed to beat second placed team Girona with three goals away from home on Saturday night.

Joselu, Aurelien Tchouameni, and Jude Bellingham were all on the scoresheet. Ancelotti’s side now is at the top of the table with 21 points after eight matches.

Real Madrid scored its first goal in the 17th minute through Joselu. He scored with a simple finish from a brilliant Bellingham cross.

Just four minutes later, Tchouameni scored the second goal for Real. The French midfielder scored with his head from a corner.

Ancelotti’s men finished the job in the 71st minute thanks to Bellingham’s seventh goal of the season. Bellingham manged to score with a volley after Joselu’s long pass found him.

Real finished the match with 10 men after Nacho was sent off in the 94th minute. Nacho received a yellow card after his high tackle on Portu, but VAR overturned it to a red card.

Real Madrid will travel to Italy to face Serie A champions Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday. They then host Osasuna in the league next Saturday.

Sam Barton
Sam Barton
Sam Barton fell in love with football during the 98 World Cup and has been fascinated by it ever since. The tactical side of the game is what truly inspires him to think, read and write about football, making him the ideal football writer.
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