Real Madrid defeats RB Leipzig 2-0 on Wednesday. HIGHLIGHTS

MADRID. Real Madrid defeats RB Leipzig with a 2-0 win with a goal from F. Valverde (80') and a goal from M. Asensio (90').

Real Madrid defeats RB Leipzig 2-0 on Wednesday. HIGHLIGHTS

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 52 Ball Possession 48
Shots
  • 12 Total 11
  • 3 On Target 4
  • 9 Off Target 7
  • 1 Shots blocked 4
  • 117 Attack 81
  • 53 Dangerous attack 28
  • 96 Ball safe​ 90
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 5
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 10 Total 11
  • 1 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 6 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

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.

Cards

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).

Match Timeline

M. Asensio- sub ->E. Camavinga
64'
73'
A. Haidara- Yellow
75'
B. Henrichs- sub ->M. Simakan
75'
K. Kampl- sub ->A. Haidara
F. Valverde(goal)Vinicius Junior
80'
81'
Y. Poulsen- sub ->E. Forsberg
81'
A. Silva- sub ->T. Werner
T. Kroos- sub ->L. Modric
81'
F. Mendy- sub ->D. Alaba
81'
82'
C. Nkunku- Yellow
D. Carvajal- Yellow
84'
D. Ceballos- sub ->Vinicius Junior
85'
M. Diaz- sub ->Rodrygo
85'
90'
X. Schlager- Yellow
M. Asensio(goal)T. Kroos
90'

Standings

Standings

Group A

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
6
2
3
2

Group B

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
0
2

Group C

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
3
2

Group D

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

Group E

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
4
2
2
2
1
2

Group F

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
1
2

Group G

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
1
2

Group H

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
0
2

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).

Next matches

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
G
T. Courtois 1.Belgium
7.7
D
D. Alaba 4.Austria
6.8
81'
D
N. Fernández 6.Spain
7.2
D
D. Carvajal 2.Spain
7.3
84'
D
A. Rüdiger 22.Germany
7.0
M
L. Modrić 10.Croatia
7.1
81'
M
A. Tchouaméni 18.France
7.3
M
E. Camavinga 12.France
7.0
64'
F
F. Valverde 15.Uruguay
7.4
Goals80'
F
V. Júnior 20.Brazil
7.4
85'
F
R. Silva de 21.Brazil
7.0
85'
Substitutes
G
A. Lunin 13.Ukraine
G
L. López 26.Spain
D
F. Mendy 23.France
6.8
81'
D
J. Vallejo 5.Spain
D
Á. Odriozola 16.Spain
M
D. Ceballos 19.Spain
6.6
85'
M
T. Kroos 8.Germany
6.9
81'
F
M. Asensio 11.Spain
7.1
64' Goals90'
F
E. Hazard 7.Belgium
F
M. Díaz 24.Dominican Republic
6.2
85'

Real Madrid started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Carlo Ancelotti decided to play with the following team: Thibaut Courtois (7.7), Daniel Carvajal (7.3), Antonio Rüdiger (7.0), Nacho Fernández (7.2), David Alaba (6.8), Luka Modrić (7.1), Aurélien Tchouaméni (7.3), Eduardo Camavinga (7.0), Federico Valverde (7.4), Rodrygo (7.0) and Vinícius Júnior (7.4).

The home team had on the bench: Andriy Lunin, Marco Asensio (7.1), Luis López, Eden Hazard, Ferland Mendy (6.8), Jesús Vallejo, Dani Ceballos (6.6), Álvaro Odriozola, Mariano Díaz (6.2) and Toni Kroos (6.9).

Substitutions

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
G
P. Gulácsi 1.Hungary
6.3
D
W. Orban 4.Hungary
6.7
D
A. Diallo 37.France
6.6
D
D. Raum 22.Germany
6.3
D
M. Simakan 2.France
6.4
75'
M
E. Forsberg 10.Sweden
7.0
81'
M
X. Schlager 24.Austria
6.8
90'
M
A. Haidara 8.Mali
6.6
75' 73'
M
D. Szoboszlai 17.Hungary
6.9
M
C. Nkunku 18.France
5.9
82'
F
T. Werner 11.Germany
7.2
81'
Substitutes
G
J. Blaswich 21.Germany
D
M. Halstenberg 23.Germany
D
J. Gvardiol 32.Croatia
D
B. Henrichs 39.Germany
6.6
75'
M
K. Kampl 44.Slovenia
6.6
75'
F
H. Novoa 38.Spain
F
Y. Poulsen 9.Denmark
6.2
81'
F
A. Silva 19.Portugal
6.8
81'

RB Leipzig started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Marco Rose played with: Péter Gulácsi (6.3), Mohamed Simakan (6.4), Willi Orbán (6.7), Abdou Diallo (6.6), David Raum (6.3), Amadou Haidara (6.6), Xaver Schlager (6.8), Dominik Szoboszlai (6.9), Emil Forsberg (7.0), Christopher Nkunku (5.9) and Timo Werner (7.2).

These were the players on the bench: Marcel Halstenberg, Hugo Novoa Ramos, Kevin Kampl (6.6), Joško Gvardiol, Janis Blaswich, Yussuf Poulsen (6.2), André Silva (6.8) and Benjamin Henrichs (6.6).

Substitutions

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 is (7.2) with 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.​