Spanish League Standings, Barcelona Kian Far from Real Madrid
Real Madrid travel to headquarters promotion club did not run smoothly. El Real were bowed by Girona FC 1-2, on Sunday (29/10/2017) in their first encounter in La Liga. One goal Isco in the first round apparently can be replied by the Barcelona neighbors team.
Come to the Municipal de Montilivi Stadium in Girona, coach Zinedine Zidane can not bring four pillars due to injury. They are number one goalkeeper Keylor Navas, attacker Gareth Bale, wing defender Daniel Carvajal and young midfielder Mateo Kovacic.
Collaboration Isco and Cristiano Ronaldo created an early advantage in the 12th minute. Ronaldo fired a long-range shot that still can be denied by goalkeeper Yassine Bounou. But the ball rebounded directly struck Isco right in front of goal.
Disaster occurred in the second half. Real Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casilla had to pick up the ball twice for conceding within four minutes.
Girona replied two goals scored by Christian Stuani and Portu in the 54th minute and 58. Score lasted until the fight was over for the 2-1 host victory.
This result makes Los Blancos failed to cut the distance with the top standings and arch rivals, Barcelona. Real Madrid are still stuck in position three with an eight point margin from the first-ranked team.
While Girona’s three additional points raised the White-Red to 12th position standings. They are two points clear of the other Catalan side, the new Espanyol will play the 10th league match of La Liga against Real Betis on Monday (30/10) night.
Here is the Spanish 10th La Liga standings.