Defending champion Real Madrid finally defeated rivals Atlético de Madrid 2-1 away after scoring goals from Rodrigo and Valverde in the Madrid derby in the sixth round of La Liga. After this victory, Real Madrid has achieved 9 consecutive victories in all competitions this season, and it is the best start in the past 54 years.
After Real Madrid lost Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo in 2018, the team’s performance did face many challenges. However, after coach Ancelotti’s training last season, Real Madrid not only won the La Liga title, but also successfully entered the Champions League.
In the first game of the 2022/23 season, Real Madrid took the lead in beating Frankfurt in the European Super Cup to start a new journey with a victory, and also achieved a winning streak in the Champions League group stage. In La Liga, Real Madrid has won 6 consecutive victories and topped the standings with 18 points.
Real Madrid on track for another record
According to data, Real Madrid’s 6-game winning streak at the start of the new La Liga season is the best start for Real Madrid in 35 years. In addition, the 9-game winning streak in all official competitions is also Real Madrid’s best start since 1968. Therefore, in the next 3 games, if Real Madrid can win against Osasuna, Shakhtar Donetsk and Getafe respectively, then Real Madrid can set the best start record in team history.
In addition, in the game against Atlético de Madrid, Rodrigo and Valverde also performed very well and helped the team win. According to the data, Rodrigo has been involved in scoring in 4 La Liga games for Real Madrid so far this season, with 3 goals and 2 assists. In an interview after the game, Rodrigo said that it was a very happy day to be able to help the team win by scoring goals. When asked if he could replace Benzema, Rodrigo said it was impossible, but he would try.
In addition, Valverde scored a goal through a supplementary shot in this game, which was also Valverde ‘s fourth goal since the start of the season. This figure also exceeds the number of goals he has scored in each of the past full seasons. In the past 10 games, Valverde has scored 4 goals and 3 assists, and created 7 goals, tying the earlier data of 95 games.
Although Real Madrid could not introduce French star Mbappe in the transfer market this summer, and even Casemiro left, but the team is introducing Joan Armeni, as well as the stable performance of Valverde and Rodrigo, allowing Real Madrid The overall strength was hardly affected in any negative way.