Following victory over Athletic Club last weekend, Real Madrid were out to secure back to back wins for the first time this month. They were up against Getafe, one of La Liga’s most in form teams as they mount a challenge for the top four at the Estadio Coliseum de Alfonso Pérez.
The tie would end goalless but not without chances as Karim Benzema, Jorge Molina and Jaime Mata all tested their rival goalkeepers. A draw suited neither side
Our tactical analysis will use statistics to identify what key points Zidane can take from the game as his team dropped points on the road yet again.
Despite speculation pre-match, Zidane opted for Keylor Navas in goal in favour of Thibaut Courtois yet again. Jesús Vallejo returned to the bench alongside Marcelo as Sergio Reguilón and Nacho started, with Gareth Bale given an increasingly rare start.
Getafe had their own selection dilemmas with Djené Dakonam suspended whilst José Bórdalas also moved striker Jaime Mata into midfield.