Villarreal 1-0 Real: Yellow submarine shocks Los Blancos
La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 13/01/2018
Villarreal shocked Real Madrid 1-0 in the 89th minute by Pablo Fornals at the Estadio Ceramica to compound more problem for the Champions in the La Liga on Saturday afternoon.Real Madrid started the game with a defensive approach with Villarreal attacking the Los Blancos in the opponent’s half.Real Madrid started to come to live in the seventh minute with Cristiano Ronaldo cutting in to take a shot but his effort was blocked by a returning defender.Villarreal retained much possession by the visitors remained determined in the defence. Real Madrid looked completely out of form and shape as the home team continued to dominate.Marcelo attempted a shot in the 18th minute by Villarreal goalkeeper was up to the challenge. Real Madrid had a free kick at the edge of the area but Ronaldo was denied by the crossbar in the 22nd minute.Real Madrid began to step up their approach with a more attacking play from the Champions, Villareal lost the opportunity to go ahead by Bacca but Keylor Navas was up to the threat. Ronaldo almost put Real ahead in the 29th minute but he missed the target.Another chance was presented to Ronaldo but he was denied by the woodwork in the 30th minute. The home team had a freekick at the edge of the area in the 36th minute but Navas was equal to the task.Isco and Bale had a good connection inside the box but the outcome was poor., but the home team remained determined at the defence line.