Vital Football

Real Madrid 0 Villarreal 1

Real Madrid 0 Villarreal 1

Real Madrid`s La Liga woes continued this afternoon when they slipped to a 1-0 defeat, at the Bernabeu, to a talented Villarreal side.

The loss means that Zinedine Zidane`s side will be a staggering 19 points behind Barcelona if the current La Liga leaders win their fixture on Sunday.

Furthermore, the loss sees Real Madrid now being caught for fourth place by Villarreal and in danger of missing out on a Champions League place next season, if this vein of current form continues.

What makes he loss even harder to take was that Villarreal struck so late with Pablo Fornals scoring a pretty-decent goal just three minutes before the end of normal time giving Real Madrid little or no time to respond.

Real Madrid were the better team in the opening forty-five minutes with the best chances seeing a header from Gareth Bale being ruled out for an offside infringement and a free-kick from Cristiano Ronaldo hitting the cross-bar.

But Villarreal came more into the game in the second half and snatched victory in the 87th minute when they broke at pace, Cheryshev found Enes Udal who saw his effort kept out by Keylor Navas but with the keeper stranded on the edge of his area, Fornals produced the perfect chip to take the glory and the three points belonged to the visitors.

Worrying times for Real Madrid and questions could soon start to be asked about the future of Zidane!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Raul Madrid
Date:Saturday January 13 2018
Time: 6:27PM


Honestly it's very unfortunate that Zidane side lost to Vilareal. Zidane should better consider signing an attacker this january or else... he knows.
13/01/2018 22:20:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News


Recent Real Madrid Articles

Soccerex Look At Football Financial Power - 2018

The Soccerex Football Finance 100 report was released this month and English Premier League sides dominate the top ten...with a number of other Premier League and Championship clubs...

Ronaldo Yearning for Manchester United Return?

This season is shaping up to not be a memorable one for Real Madrid

Zinedine`s Job at Real Madrid Is Safe

Yesterday, losing to Villarreal was hard enough to bear.

Stats: Real Madrid v Villarreal

All the stats from Real Madrid (0) vs (1) Villarreal, Bernabeu, 13/01/18 15:15 Att: 63,403

Real Madrid Social Media

Real Madrid Archived Articles

Vital Real Madrid articles from

Site Journalists

Raul Madrid
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Villarreal (h)?
Suggested By: Raul Madrid
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Real Madrid Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

Write for Vital Football