Substitute Vinicius Junior scored the only goal as defending champions Real Madrid beat Real Valladolid to continue their unbeaten start to the season.
Zinedine Zidane’s side had taken four points from their first two La Liga games – both away – but took a while to get going in their first home fixture.
Valladolid keeper Roberto made fine saves from Federico Valverde and Luka Jovic to keep the visitors in the game.
But Vinicius stabbed in the winner from close range midway in the second half.
The win moves Real joint top of La Liga alongside Getafe, Villarreal and Valencia on seven points.
- 19OdriozolaSubstituted forCarvajalat 57′minutes
- 12MarceloBooked at 90mins
- 14CasemiroBooked at 78mins
- 22IscoSubstituted forAsensioat 57′minutes
- 18JovicSubstituted forVinícius Júniorat 58′minutes
- 9BenzemaSubstituted forMayoralat 87′minutes
- 20Vinícius Júnior
- 6GonzálezBooked at 71mins
- 5Sánchez de Felipe
- 20San Emeterio DíazSubstituted forde Sousa Mendonçaat 64′minutes
- 21Herrero JavaloyasSubstituted forEl Yamiqat 87′minutes
- 23RubioSubstituted forGuardiola Navarroat 74′minutes
- 12OrellanaSubstituted forPérezat 63′minutes
- 9WeissmanSubstituted forVilla Suárezat 74′minutes
- 7Guardiola Navarro
- 15El Yamiq
- 16de Sousa Mendonça
- 19Villa Suárez
- 22Martínez García
- 27Zalazar Martínez
Match ends, Real Madrid 1, Real Valladolid 0.
Second Half ends, Real Madrid 1, Real Valladolid 0.
Attempt saved. Vinícius Júnior (Real Madrid) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Federico Valverde.
Marcelo (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Marcelo (Real Madrid).
Toni Villa (Real Valladolid) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid).
Sergi Guardiola (Real Valladolid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Borja Mayoral (Real Madrid).
Raúl García (Real Valladolid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Hand ball by Toni Villa (Real Valladolid).
Attempt missed. Pablo Hervías (Real Valladolid) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Javi Sánchez.
Substitution, Real Madrid. Borja Mayoral replaces Karim Benzema.
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Attempt missed. Marcos de Sousa (Real Valladolid) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Pablo Hervías with a cross following a corner.
Substitution, Real Valladolid. Jawad El Yamiq replaces Míchel.
Corner, Real Valladolid. Conceded by Marcelo.
Attempt blocked. Marco Asensio (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Luka Modric.
Luka Modric (Real Madrid) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the right side of the box.
Casemiro (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Casemiro (Real Madrid).To Top