Thanks to that victory, Los Blancos are still unbeaten in the 2021/2022 Spanish La Liga. Carlo Ancelotti’s men lead the standings with 16 points, two ahead of nearest rivals Atletico Madrid.
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The course of the first round match, after a dramatic win over Valencia, Real Madrid was waiting for another opponent, namely Mallorca at the Bernabeu
The game has only been running for three minutes, Madrid has taken the lead first. Taking advantage of the opponent’s back line error, Karim Benzema scored with a hard kick.
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Realizing the superiority of Madrid, Mallorca tried to appear defensive. They can close the gap well, and make it difficult for the attacking power of the hosts who are so aggressive.
Unfortunately, Mallorca’s efforts were unsuccessful. Because in the 24th minute, Madrid doubled their lead through Marco Asensio’s nicks. He broke into the opponent’s goal by snatching a wild ball.
The incident apparently made Madrid a little off guard. The reason, Mallorca can reduce the lag one minute later. It happened after Lee Kang-in scored from the end of the penalty box.