First Time in History that Real Madrid has No Spanish Starter

Real Madrid is the most famous Spanish team. However, during its La Liga match against Villareal last Saturday, it fielded no Spanish starter. It is the first time in the team’s history it has happened.

However, the international roster failed to win against Villareal. As a result, the team failed to get the top spot in La Liga. Also, it is the second defeat of the team this season. However, according to Sports Interaction sources, it was a vital win for Villareal because it allowed them to tie for fourth place with Atletico Madrid.

According to a sports handicapping forum, Villarreal’s Francis Coquelin came close to breaking the deadlock in the fifth minute. However, his shot from the middle of the box struck the post.

Real Madrid has No Spanish Starter

First Time In History That Real Madrid Has No Spanish Starter

However, in the 47th minute after halftime, Yeremy Pino scored to give the Yellow Submarines the lead.

After the VAR confirmed a handball by Villarreal, Karim Benzema tied the game by weaving a penalty into the right corner of the goal.

However, Villarreal scored a penalty of their own after another handball in the box just three minutes later to regain the lead.

According to pay per head bookie sources, Gerard Moreno scored the game-winning penalty kick. Thus, Villareal held on to the lead as the final whistle sounded.

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