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MADRID, Spain, Feb 22 – Two goals inside the opening eight minutes via Simone Zaza along with Fabian Orellana blew the La Liga title race wide open as Valencia beat leaders Real Madrid 2-1 on Wednesday.
The defeat leaves Madrid just 1 point clear of Barcelona along with three points ahead of Sevilla along with currently enjoy just one game in hand over their title rivals.
“We lost which match inside the opening ten minutes, ten bad minutes where we let two goals in,” Eeal coach Zinedine zidane told Spanish TV.
“I’m not worried, I’m angry more than anything, because we only have ourselves to blame.”
Italian striker Zaza had broken down in tears after scoring his first goal since May at the weekend, yet showed his confidence will be suddenly sky high that has a brilliant volleyed finish to open the scoring on 5 minutes.
Orellana then finished off a flowing counter-attack on nine, yet Cristiano Ronaldo halved Madrid’s arrears that has a towering header via Marcelo’s cross a minute before half-time.
Madrid boss Zidane introduced Gareth Bale off the bench on just his second appearance after a three-month injury layoff for the final half hour.
along with the Welshman nearly rescued a point when his header via point-blank range was blocked by Enzo Perez a minute via time.
Madrid’s Brazilian wing-back Marcelo agreed with his coach which they had thrown the game away early.
“We’re still top yet we definitely have to do something to change things, learn via our mistakes,” he said.
“We got off poorly along with which’s our own fault,” he said.
Madrid will take on Villarreal away on Sunday in their next La Liga game.
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Valencia early show stun Real Madrid