Real Madrid hosted Celta at the renovated Santiago Bernabeu stadium for the first time since the pandemic began. So, yesterday saw, in La Liga football results, Real win the first match at their new home, the renewed stadium.
La Liga Football Results – Real Win the First Match at Their New Home
Playing at Bernabeu finally after March 2020, Los Blancos enjoyed seeing their supporters, live audience, back on the stands here.
However, it was Santi Mina who opened the score just 4 minutes into the game. But then again, Karim Benzema restored the parity for Real Madrid 20 minutes later.
The guests took the lead once again in the 31st minute, however. Franco Cervi fired the rebound low into the middle of the goal making it 2-1.
Again, Benzema was the one who scored an equalizer for Real in the first few minutes of the second half.
Vinicius Junior also added his name on the scoreboard making it 3-2 for the hosts at the 54th minute.
The Real Madrid newcomer Eduardo Camavinga (official football transfer news) entered the pitch with 30 minutes remaining on the clock.
And he replaced Eden Hazard which worked out well because he scored in this debut appearance, just 7 minutes in.
Finally, Karim Benzema scored his third goal of the night and he thus secured a hat-trick by converting a penalty.
Consequently, Carlo Ancelotti’s men triumphed over Celta with 10 points after 4 games placing first in the La Liga standings.
Real Madrid – Celta Vigo 5:2
Goals: Benzema 24’, 47’, 88’(p.), Vinicius 54’, Camavinga 72’ – Mina 4’, Cervi 31’
Osasuna – Valencia 1:4
Goals: Moncayola 8’ – Gomez 26’, Hernandez 50’ (o.g.), Guedes 55’, Alderete 73’
Cadiz – Real Sociedad 0:2
Goals: Oyarzabal 71’, 84’