Real Madrid receive a new defeat against Mallorca in the Spanish League
Real Madrid continued to fall in the Spanish League after the defending champions made meager performances and poor performance and received a new 1-0 defeat against Real Mallorca, in the match that brought them together in the Spanish League competitions and Real Madrid paid the price for wasting a penalty kick in the Spanish Football League. On Sunday, in his last match before participating in the Club World Cup.
Real Madrid conceded the goal through its player, Nacho, the team’s defender, after he accidentally scored the goal with a header, after he failed to dismiss an attempt by Mallorca striker Vedat Muriqui in the 13th minute of the match.
Real player Marco Asensio missed a penalty kick after an hour of play, in the absence of striker Karim Benzema, who specializes in kicks.
Real, which faces Al-Ahly of Egypt in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup in Morocco next Wednesday, was hit before the start of the match after goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was injured in the warm-up period.
Real coach Carlo Ancelotti rested veteran midfielders Luka Modric and Toni Kroos before bringing them on in the second half, but the result did not change despite the offensive pressure in the final minutes.
Real’s credit, which won once in three rounds, froze at 45 points from 20 matches and occupies second place, five points behind its rivals Barcelona, who will be able to consolidate its lead when it also faces Seville.
With this loss, Real Madrid moves away from its traditional rival Barcelona, who is the leader in the La Liga standings table, by 8 points, while Barcelona is unique in the La Liga lead.
The goals of the Real Madrid and Real Mallorca match in the Spanish League