It was a goalless first half in La Liga match between Valencia and the visitors Real Madrid at Mestalla on Sunday. But in the second half, Madrid took control and ultimately won the game 2-1.
The first half finished 0-0 and it took until the 66th minute before Hugo Duro scored to give Valencia the lead.
Valencia looked like they were going to win for most of the game. The equaliser came, when Vinicius Junior scored a goal for Real Madrid.
Real Madrid’s goal to decide the game came straight after when Karim Benzema scored, with an assist by Vinicius Junior, with two minutes left to play. Benzema then completed Real Madrid’s come back.
Valencia have 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss with a 10–4 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Real Madrid have 4 wins and 1 draw and a 15–7 goal difference.
The last meeting between the teams ended in a 0-2 home win for Real Madrid in February 2021.
Valencia are unbeaten at home, after two games. Real Madrid are unbeaten away from home, with two wins in three tries so far in the league.
Valencia have scored 10 goals. They have scored five goals at home. They’ve conceded 4 goals in total.
Real Madrid have scored 15 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 15 goals. They’ve conceded 7 goals in total.
Valencia have opened the score in 2 of their 4 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 100 percent when scoring the first goal.
In the next games in the La Liga, Valencia will take on Sevilla (away) on 21 September 2021, Atlethic Bilbao (home) on 24 September 2021 and Cadiz (away) on 01 October 2021. Real Madrid play Mallorca (home) on 21 September 2021, Villarreal (home) on 24 September 2021 and Espanyol (away) on 02 October 2021.