Before welcoming Girona, who had tied the day before, Real Madrid took the lead in stoppage time and also tied, this time in the derby with Atletico, at the Santiago Bernabéu (1-1), failing to increase the lead at the top. classification.
You Meringuewho surprisingly lost only once in the tournament and then in MattressesThey were leading the match, while their opponents had difficulty creating scoring opportunities.
Before the match, Carlo Ancelotti suffered a setback, as Vinicius Junior was injured during the warm-up. Brahim Diaz was then called into the starting lineup and made the best possible response and scored in the 20th minute.
In a confusing move within the region mattressThe defenders were slow to react and the former Milan player left the Bernabéu in a state of nerves.
At the beginning of the second half, Atletico scored a goal, but the goal was disallowed. Antoine Griezmann, the visiting team's most prominent player this season, executed a corner kick that Savic headed into the net. However, after a VAR review, the move was overturned due to offside by Saul, who reportedly harassed Andrey Lunin.
But Diego Simeone's team never gives up. The result was open until the end. at the time Meringue They seemed to be seizing the advantage, and in stoppage time, Marcos Llorente burst into the penalty area, taking advantage of the passivity of Real Madrid's centre-backs and scoring a last-gasp equalizer (90+3m).
Llorente freezes the Bernabéu with his former player 🤷♂️
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February 4, 2024
With this result, Real Madrid reaches 58 points and remains the isolated leader. Girona, its opponent in the next round, follows with 56 points. Barcelona won this round and is the team with the most reasons to smile: it is in third place with 50 points, while Atlético has 47 points and is in fourth place.ELEVEN NA DAZN]
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