La Liga Comprehensive School: Barcelona’s narrow victory secures the top of the table, Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao 2:0
Xinhua News Agency, Madrid, January 22 (Xie Yuzhi) The 18th round of La Liga will start two focus games on the 22nd. Barcelona beat Getafe 1-0 at home, while Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao 2-0 away.
In the 35th minute, Rafinha crossed the goal, and Pedri headed the ball in in front of the small penalty area. In the second half, both sides failed to score, and Barcelona finally won the game 1:0. After this game, Barcelona was still first in the La Liga standings with 14 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss with 44 points, 3 points ahead of second place Real Madrid.
In another game, Athletic Bilbao attacked Real Madrid’s goal continuously at home, but there was a lot of thunder and a little rain. In the 24th minute, Real Madrid opened up the situation, Asensio’s header failed to gain strength, and Benzema managed to keep going and break the net.
In the 90th minute, Real Madrid finally secured the victory, Rodrigo dribbled the ball to the right side of the penalty area After attracting firepower, he hit the middle, Kroos shot through the net from the edge of the court penalty to help the team freeze the score at 2:0. This victory also allowed Real Madrid to continue to catch up with Barcelona in the standings with a record of 13 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses with 41 points.
In the other two games of the day, Villarreal beat Girona 1:0 at home, and Elche drew Osasuna 1:1 at home.