5 Clubs That Can Beat Real Madrid During the 2021/2022 Season
Netgenz - Netizen buzz Sport | Real Madrid started the 2021/2022 season under new coach, Carlo Ancelotti. The club's goal is always to aim for as many titles as possible when last season ended without a single title. This idea seems to be going pretty smoothly this season.
Here are 5 Clubs That Can Beat Real Madrid During the 2021/2022 Season
1. FC Sheriff
Real Madrid's first defeat came in the Champions League week 2 . Surprisingly, they were silenced by their team, FC Sherrif, with a score of 2-1. The bad thing is that Real Madrid is embarrassed at home. It was one of Real Madrid's defeats on the group stage. Los Blancos were finally able to qualify as group winners. And, the way FC Sherrif had to stop because he was in 3rd place.
During Barcelona's downturn, Real Madrid started the season with 7 games unbeaten. The record was broken in the eighth week at the hands of Espanyol. Los Blancos lost 2-1 through goals from Raul de Tomas and Aleix Vidal.
Even so, the defeat did not take Real Madrid's status evicted from the top of the standings. They even quickly bounced back unbeaten in their next 11 matches in LaLiga.
When he lost to Espanyol, Real Madrid was unstoppable. Barcelona, Sevilla, and Atletico Madrid even managed to beat them easily. The way Los Blancos stopped at the hands of a mediocre club, Getafe, in the 19th week.
At that time Real Madrid surrendered with a score of 1-0. On the other hand, Getafe currently sits in 15th place in the LaLiga standings. They are only three points away from the brink of decline.
4. Paris Saint-Germain
In the last 16 of the Champions League, Real Madrid had to face a star-studded team, Paris Saint-Germain. In the first round in Paris, Real Madrid had to accept a 1-0 defeat through Kylian Mbappe's goal.
They are also not favorites because the quality of play is not considered better. Carlo Ancelotti's men only rely on counter-attacks and often defend. However, they managed to wake up in the second round with a 3-1 victory through Karim Benzema's hat trick. Real Madrid also advanced to the quarter-final set.
Week 29 of LaLiga saw a big El Clasico match between Real Madrid and Barcelona. Playing at the Santiago Bernabeu, Barcelona even controlled the game.
Real Madrid left without the figure of Karim Benzema who was absent due to injury. They also had to swallow the bitter pill to be beaten by a score of 0-4 in front of their own fans. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang performed well with a brace, and the other 2 goals were created by Ferran Torres and Ronald Araujo.
The defeats above have not had a big impact on Real Madrid. So far they are still strong at the top of LaLiga with a difference of nine points from Sevilla. Meanwhile, in the Champions League, they will meet the defending champion, Chelsea, in the quarter-final set. Can Real Madrid win both these competitions?