In a captivating display at the Santiago Bernabéu, Real Madrid surged five points clear at the top of La Liga with a commanding victory over Girona. The table-toppers demonstrated their intent to secure the league title, treating fans to a masterclass in the first half.
Vini Jr. set the tone early, netting a spectacular right-footed effort six minutes into the game, catching Gazzaniga off guard. The Brazilian then turned provider, delivering a sublime pass for Bellingham, who calmly slotted home, doubling Real Madrid’s lead with 36 minutes on the clock.
Bellingham, La Liga’s leading scorer with 16 goals, continued his goal-scoring prowess, completing a brace in the second half. Real Madrid’s dominance was fully displayed, as Vini Jr. and Rodrygo orchestrated the attacking play. Rodrygo sealed the victory with a precise curling effort in the 61st minute.
The formidable performance showcased Real Madrid’s offensive prowess and solid defense, maintaining their status as La Liga’s top scorers and boasting the meanest defense. The team clinched a resounding 4-0 win despite missing a penalty opportunity.
With the La Liga lead extended, attention now turns to the Champions League Round of 16, where Real Madrid faces Leipzig. Ancelotti’s men are riding high on confidence, poised for success on both domestic and European fronts.