(EFE) Valencia thrashed Real Madrid turning a goal from Karim Benzema, punishing the excess of confidence of Zinedine Zidane’s team that yielded to three penalties scored by Carlos Soler and a goal from Raphael Varane’s own goal, without showing capacity for reaction.
Real Madrid conceded their second league defeat of the season in a new game in which Zidane opted for rotations without success. He found the prize for his dominance at the start with a goal from Benzema in the 23rd minute before starring in a crash. It was traced back before the break with two actions in which the VAR intervened.
The first was a penalty by Lucas Vázquez who entered the area before the missed shot by Soler, who did not forgive on the second attempt. Later with a bad clearance from Varane to his goal that Thibaut Courtois took inside.
In the resumption, the fall of Real Madrid was confirmed. After a shot to the post by Lee Kang-in, two penalties sentenced the match at Mestalla. Soler certified his triplet after a penalty from Marcelo to Maxi Gómez and a hand from Sergio Ramos