True Madrid two-two Celta Vigo: Santi Mina scores late equaliser as LaLiga leaders are held on Eden Hazard’s return
- Substitute Santi Mina scored late equaliser as Celta Vigo drew with True Madrid
- Celta took a shock guide through Fedor Smolov but Toni Kroos later on equalised
- Sergio Ramos imagined he had gained it with a penalty but Mina then scored
- Eden Hazard accomplished 73 minutes as he performed his to start with game since November
True Madrid welcomed back again Eden Hazard just in time for the return of Champions League soccer, but had their LaLiga wings clipped by Celta Vigo who gained a stage at the Bernabeu.
Madrid had taken a two-1 guide with Hazard winning a penalty which Sergio Ramos scored to put the dwelling group in advance. But from Denis Suarez’s elegant pass Santi Mina scored a late equalizer to go away True Madrid just 1 stage obvious of Barcelona at the major.
On seven minutes Celta Vigo have been in advance. Fedor Smolov took a wonderful Iago Aspas through ball on the turn and shot past Thibaut Courtois.
Substitute Santi Mina celebrates after scoring a late equaliser for Celta Vigo vs True Madrid
Mina celebrates subsequent his objective, with a stage seeing Celta move out of the relegation zone
Sergio Ramos celebrates his objective, which gave True Madrid the guide at dwelling to Celta Vigo
Ramos is delighted subsequent his objective, but True couldn’t hold on to their guide from Celta
Ramos confirmed excellent composure from the location as he scored his fifth league objective this year
MATCH Info & LA LIGA TABLE
True Madrid: Courtois Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo Valverde, Casemiro, Kroos (Modric eighty one) Bale (Mendy eighty four), Benzema, Hazard (Vinicius Junior 73)
Subs: Areola, Jovic, Militao, Isco
Booked: Carvajal, Bale
Objectives: Kroos fifty two, Ramos sixty five (pen)
Celta Vigo: Blanco Aidoo, Murillo, Araujo, Vazquez (Sisto 55), Rafinha, Yokuslu, Bradaric (Mina eighty three), Olaza Aspas, Smolov (Suarez 70)
Subs: Alvarez, Beltran, Mendez, Fernandez
Booked: Olaza, Yokuslu
Madrid have been stunned and Hazard back again in the group for the to start with time in eighty one days led the fightback but for all their possibilities Madrid could not split Celta down.
Gareth Bale laid the ball off to Casemiro who shot above. Bale then went near from length himself and Marcelo also experimented with his luck from extensive array.
Madrid laid siege on Celta’s objective and Bale’s flicked complete went vast after Hazard and Benzema had joined up brilliantly down the left.
But for all the force it was Joseph Aidoo who practically scored subsequent. His towering header from a corner was pushed absent by Thibaut Courtois.
Madrid had peppered the Celta box but handful of have been locating a white shirt and despite the fact that there had been lots of pictures none of them had been on target.
Eden Hazard performed 73 minutes on his to start with visual appearance since November as he built his return
Hazard battles for possession with Celta Vigo midfielder Rafinha during the clash on Sunday
Sergio Ramos had the ball in the net at the restart. But in advance of he could rejoice with Bale who had dropped the ball on to his appropriate foot, Bale noticed the lifted flag effectively ruling out the objective.
Toni Kroos was subsequent to strike the back again of the net and this time there was no flag. It was with his ‘wrong’ foot if he has such a issue – gliding the ball across the turf and past Ruben Blanco from Marcelo’s pull-back again.
The tempo was cranked up but with Celta responding properly. Zinedine Zidane was even tackled as Aidoo slid off the pitch and straight into the True Madrid mentor.
On sixty three minutes Ramos had the prospect to put Madrid in advance from the location. Ruben Blanco introduced down Eden Hazard fully unnecessarily. The Belgian had operate out of pitch but was felled on the byline. And Ramos – with his trademark delayed operate-up – slotted the kick into the corner. It really should have been a objective-kick, as a substitute Madrid have been in advance.
Toni Kroos celebrates his objective, which pulled True Madrid stage in their clash with Celta Vigo
Smolov celebrates with his group-mates Lucas Olaza and Iago Aspas after locating the net
Fedor Smolov celebrates after his objective gave Celta Vigo a shock guide from True Madrid
Hazard, owning gained the location-kick was now spraying passes across the pitch and – strong past the hour-mark – seeking quite considerably like a player completely ready to just take on Manchester City in the Champions League.
He lastly built way for Vinicius on 73 minutes to huge applause, moments after a late challenge from Bale on Rafinha practically saw him go away the pitch – crimson carded – in advance of his group-mate. The challenge was all-around the side as opposed to through the back again of the Brazilian so the card was only yellow irrespective of the Celta protests. Bale was taken off on eighty four minutes, replaced by Ferland Mendy.
It was a Celta substitute who would make the remaining twist even so. Denis Suarez’ pass put Mina through and he levelled the game denying Madrid two factors.