25 May 2024
Hazard saved Real in extra time 2

Hazard saved Real in extra time 2

Spain Substitute midfielder Eden Hazard scored in the 116th minute to help Real Madrid beat host Elche 2-1 in the 1/8 round of the King's Cup on the evening of January 20.

*Goals: Gonzalo Verdu 103′ – Isco 108′, Hazard 116′

Red card: Pere Milla 120’+2 – Marcelo 102′

Hazard scored to score 2-1 for Real in the 116th minute. Photo: AFP

The match at Valero Stadium was decided in two extra periods.

But the difference in bravery and outstanding team quality between the home team and the big man from Madrid was clearly shown in the second extra time.

In the 108th minute, Dani Ceballos – who entered the field in stoppage time of the second half – penetrated 16m50, received the ball from Casemrio and then kicked with his left foot.

Seven minutes later, it was Hazard’s turn – who entered the field at the same time as Ceballos – to shine.

This is the first goal Hazard scored for Real in 17 matches on all fronts this season, and his sixth goal in 60 matches with Real since being bought for 100 million euros from Chelsea in summer 2019. Including

Hazard saved Real in extra time

Elche 1-2 Real Madrid

In this match, Real held the ball 59% and finished 20 shots, twice as many as the opponent.

Absent six pillars, it was near the end of the first half that Real caught up.

However, Real also had to experience a heart attack at the end of the second extra time, when Getafe conceded a goal from a combination between Morente and Fidel.

Angered by being denied a goal, substitute striker Pere Milla reacted violently to the referee after he awarded Real a direct free kick in injury time.

Hazard saved Real in extra time

Coach Ancelotti shared his joy with Isco (right) and Ceballos – the substitution duo combined to bring a 1-1 equalizer for Real.

Squad

Elche: Werner – Palacios, Donald (Verdu 87′), Gonzalez, Mojica – Josan (Morente 67′), Guti, Gumbau, Chaves – Perez (Milla 79′), Carrillo (Friaza 95′)

Real Madrid: Lunin – Vazquez, Nacho, Alaba, Marcelo – Valverde (Modric 72′), Camavinga (Casemiro 72′), Kroos (Ceballos 91′) – Rodrygo (Hazard 91), Jovic (Isco 79′), Vinicius (Mendy

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