Girona vs Real Madrid: Los Blancos dethrone the Catalans to top LALIGA

Girona vs Real Madrid: Los Blancos dethrone the Catalans to top LALIGA

Faruq Ibrahim 19:47 - 30.09.2023

Real Madrid prepare for Osimhen's Napoli with a dominant victory over league rivals Girona.

Real Madrid came out on top in the shootout for the top spot on the log in the clash against Girona, beating the Catalan team 3-0.

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Carlo Ancelotti's men were at their ruthless bets against the early contenders, establishing their legacy against a team that sought to mingle amongst the the top teams.

How it happened 

Girona had Real Madrid on the ropes in the early exchanges and went close to scoring on multiple occasions, with Yangel Herrera and Victor Tsygankov both missing from close range.

Carlo Ancelotti’s men soon found their feet in the game and took the lead in the 16th minute, when an outside foot pass from Jude Bellingham found Joselu in the box. The former Espanyol man made no mistake in burying his attempt.

Only four minutes later, Tchouameni made it two with a thumping header from a Toni Kroos free-kick delivery.

Bellingham returned to goal-scoring form after two league games without scoring, firing past Paulo Gazzaniga to take his season tally to six.

The victory meant Real Madrid displaced leap-frogged the Catalan pair of Barcelona and Girona as league leaders.