Real Madrid Reigns Supreme: Riveting 2-1 Victory Over Las Palmas Propels Them to League Summit

In a captivating La Liga showdown on January 27, 2024, Real Madrid clinched a 2-1 triumph against Las Palmas.

Real Madrid celebrating goal
Vinicious Jr celebrating goal with team Real Madrid. Reuters

Star Performers

The match showcased stellar performances from key players on both teams. Brazilian forward Vinicius Junior and French midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni stood out for Real Madrid. Vinicius Junior equalized, and Tchouameni, entering as a substitute, scored the decisive goal. Eduardo Camavinga and Toni Kroos provided crucial assists for Real Madrid’s goals.

Javi Munoz played a pivotal role for Las Palmas, scoring the opening goal, with Sandro Ramirez providing the assist.

Thrilling Highlights

The first half witnessed a heated battle with more fouls than scoring opportunities, concluding without goals. However, the second half unfolded differently. Javi Munoz put Las Palmas ahead early on, but Real Madrid staged a comeback, with Vinicius Junior leveling the score. The winning goal came from Aurelien Tchouameni, who headed in a corner delivered by Toni Kroos, securing the victory.

Key Moments Timeline

53’: Javi Munoz scores for Las Palmas.
65’: Vinicius Junior equalizes for Real Madrid.
84’: Aurelien Tchouameni scores the winning goal for Real Madrid.

Game Statistics

The closely contested match reflected in the statistics. Real Madrid had a slight possession advantage at 51%, while Las Palmas held 49%. Real Madrid attempted 13 shots, with 5 on target, while Las Palmas had 7 shots, with 2 on target. Both teams displayed aggression, with Las Palmas committing 17 fouls and Real Madrid also engaging in physical play.

This victory propelled Real Madrid to the summit of the La Liga table, establishing a two-point lead over second-placed Girona.

Watch game highlights here.

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