Madrid (AP) – The Spanish champions Real Madrid have taken their second win in Primera División and narrowly beat Real Valladolid.
At 1-0 (0-0), the royal team had to tremble to the end around the three points. Without the injured international Toni Kroos and the also incapable attacker Eden Hazard, Madrid’s goal from Vinicius Junior in the 65th minute was sufficient in the match on their own training ground. With seven points now, the team of coach Zinedine Zidane has as much as leaders Getafe FC and is only not at the top of the competition due to the worse goal difference.
On the 4th matchday, local rivals Atletico Madrid had not made it 0-0 against the newly promoted SD Huesca. New hire Luis Suarez also failed to score a goal for Atletico in his starting line-up. FC Villarreal won 3-1 (2-1) against Deportivo Alaves thanks to two goals from ex-BVB professional Paco Alcacer, while in the basement of the table promoted FC Elche won 1-0 (0-0) at SD Eibar .