MADRID. Real Madrid conquers RB Leipzig with a 2-0 win with a goal from F. Valverde (80′) and a goal from M. Asensio (90′).
The match was played at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu stadium in Madrid on Wednesday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Maurizio Mariani who was helped by Daniele Bindoni and Alberto Tegoni. The 4th official was Rosario Abisso. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 20.7 degrees Celsius or 69.17 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 61%.
None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Real Madrid was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. RB Leipzig that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Real Madrid was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 3 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Real Madrid won the match.
Real Madrid shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, RB Leipzig shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target.
Real Madrid received 1 yellow card (D. Carvajal). On the opposite side, RB Leipzig received 3 yellow cards (A. Haidara, C. Nkunku and X. Schlager).
After playing this match, Real Madrid has 6 points to occupy the 1st place in the standings. Talking about the opposition, RB Leipzig stays with 0 points (4th).
In the next match in the Champions League, Real Madrid will play away against Shakhtar Donetsk on the 11th of October with a 4-2 head to head statistic in favor of Real Madrid (0 draws).
RB Leipzig will host Celtic on the 5th of October with a 1-1 head to head.
Real Madrid – Formation
Real Madrid started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Carlo Ancelotti decided to play with the following team: Thibaut Courtois, Daniel Carvajal , Antonio Rüdiger , Nacho Fernández , David Alaba , Luka Modrić , Aurélien Tchouaméni , Eduardo Camavinga , Federico Valverde , Rodrygo and Vinícius Júnior .
The home team had on the bench: Andriy Lunin, Marco Asensio, Luis López, Eden Hazard, Ferland Mendy , Jesús Vallejo, Dani Ceballos , Álvaro Odriozola, Mariano Díaz and Toni Kroos .
Real Madrid made 5 changes: E. Camavinga for M. Asensio (64′), L. Modric for T. Kroos (81′), D. Alaba for F. Mendy (81′), Vinicius Junior for D. Ceballos (85′) and Rodrygo for M. Diaz (85′).
Best player: Thibaut Courtois
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Real Madrid was the goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois. His rating is 7.70. He performed 3 saves.
RB Leipzig – Formation
RB Leipzig started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Marco Rose played with: Péter Gulácsi, Mohamed Simakan , Willi Orbán , Abdou Diallo , David Raum , Amadou Haidara , Xaver Schlager , Dominik Szoboszlai , Emil Forsberg , Christopher Nkunku and Timo Werner .
These were the players on the bench: Marcel Halstenberg, Hugo Novoa Ramos, Kevin Kampl, Joško Gvardiol, Janis Blaswich, Yussuf Poulsen , André Silva and Benjamin Henrichs .
RB Leipzig made 4 changes: M. Simakan for B. Henrichs (75′), A. Haidara for K. Kampl (75′), E. Forsberg for Y. Poulsen (81′) and T. Werner for A. Silva (81′).
Best player: Timo Werner
The most impressive player for RB Leipzig was Timo Werner.
His rating iswith 38 passes (81% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Champions League.