The Real Madrid failed to take advantage of the defeat of Athletic before him Alaves, although still leading after drawing against a Villarreal which also remains undefeated in The League. The game had two sides, with the first half for the yellows and the second for the whites. The plan of Emery surprised a Ancelotti who did not hit the key as in previous meetings. [Narración y estadísticas: Real Madrid 0-0 Villarreal]

A clear penalty of Albiol a Nacho could decant the duel, but Gil Manzano and Jose Luis Munuera Montero they failed so much on the field with the VAR. The game had a great physical demand and Villarreal made Real Madrid run too much in the first act. Emery demonstrated why his team only has three goals against and stopped the fashionable couple formed by Benzema and Vinicius.

After the break, the white team improved, but without being able to overcome a Rollers who did not have any stops of merit despite the push of Real Madrid in the last minutes. In the end, it was a draw in a great game without goals and with a penalty to Nacho not indicated that cost two points to an Ancelotti team that despite this continues to lead.

Villarreal came out brave at the Santiago Bernabéu, but Real Madrid responded with intensity to the yellow’s pulse. The first big chance was the speedy Danjuma with a cross shot taken by Courtois despite the difficulty. The Belgian, who is sweet, showed again why he is probably the fittest goalkeeper in the world.

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The surprising bet of Ancelotti by Valverde on the right side and Nacho on the left was quickly based on the speed that Villarreal tried to impose on the wings with Danjuma and Yéremy Pino. Emery’s team was superior throughout the first half, taking the ball away from Real Madrid.

Penalty to Nacho

In minute 35 came the controversy. A clear penalty from Albiol to Nacho for obstruction went to limbo by a Gil Manzano who did not have the trigger as easy as in Mestalla last year, when he whistled three against Real Madrid, and by a “Everything ok, José Luis” Munuera Montero in the VAR who did not correct the referee.

Ancelotti’s team improved in the last minutes of the first half and had two clear chances in the boots of Asensio and Valverde. However, the Italian coach did not quite see it clearly and put camavinga by Rodrygo to reinforce the center of the field.

Real Madrid came out for the game after the break and Militao was about to find a prize with a header that lacked direction. Villarreal did not shrink and the pace of the match continued to be very high with opportunities in both areas. Danjuma and Pau Torres they were about to tip the scales on the yellow side, but one ran into Courtois again and the other failed to push the ball back to the back of the net at the far post.

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The yellow wall

As the minutes passed, fatigue began to appear in both teams and Villarreal already welcomed the tie. Real Madrid then played most of the time in the opposite field and, with the change of Hazard by Modric, Ancelotti doubled the bet.

The Whites locked up Emery’s team in their area, but Villarreal continued to have their moments in the match against. Gil Manzano only discounted four minutes, when much more time was lost in the second half, and Real Madrid could not with the yellow submarine in an entire Champions League match. The Sheriff and the Manchester United they now await the two teams in the highest continental competition.

Real Madrid 0-0 Villarreal

Real Madrid: Courtois; Valverde, Militao, Alaba, Nacho; Asensio (Isco, 81′), Casemiro, Modric (Hazard, 73′); Rodrygo (Camavinga, 45′), Benzema y Vinicius.

Villarreal: Rulli; Foyth (M. Gaspar, 86 ‘), Albiol, Pau Torres, A. Moreno; Parejo, Capoue, Coquelin (Moi Gómez, 58 ‘); Yeremi Pino (R. Peña, 84 ‘), Alcácer (Dia, 58’) and Danjuma (M. Trigueros, 84 ‘).

Referee: Jesús Gil Manzano (Extremadura Committee). He admonished Vinicius (40 ‘), Coquelin (56’) and Moi Gómez (70 ‘).

Incidents: Match corresponding to matchday 7 of La Liga played at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium (Madrid).


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