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Mallorca 1-0 Real Madrid: Los Blancos' unbeaten run ended

Lago Junior
Lago Junior's winner was his first ever La Liga goal

Real Madrid suffered their first league defeat of the season as they lost at La Liga newcomers Mallorca on Saturday night.

Mallorca's Lago Junior scored the only goal of the game after just seven minutes when he drove in from the left and fired into the far corner.

Karim Benzema went closest for Madrid when he hit the bar while Alvaro Odriozola saw red late on.

Zinedine Zidane's now side sit second in La Liga, one point behind Barcelona.

Meanwhile, Mallorca rose to 14th, having sat in the relegation zone before the game.

Zidane named a weakened side in Mallorca as Gareth Bale, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos all missed out through injury while Eden Hazard was unavailable following the birth of his fourth child on Friday night.

Nonetheless, Los Blancos were favourites going into the match, given the fact Mallorca had won consecutive promotions to find themselves in the Spanish top flight this season.

But the hosts' goalkeeper Manolo Reina was relatively untroubled as Madrid struggled to create chances throughout despite naming a forward-thinking line-up.

Summer signing Luka Jovic partnered Benzema in attack, but the Serbia international's lean run of form continued and he was substituted midway through the second half - he is yet to open his Los Blancos account.

Meanwhile, an ultra-attacking midfield four of Casemiro, Isco, James Rodriguez and Vinicius Junior failed to prise open a stubborn Mallorca backline, with left-back Fran Gamez performing particularly well up against 19-year-old Vinicius.

And it could have been worse for Zidane's team as Ante Budimir also had the ball in the net for the hosts during the first half - only to see it correctly ruled out for offside.

Their night then went from bad to worse on 74 minutes as full-back Odriozola was sent off for a second bookable offence following a mindless lunge on goalscorer Lago.

There is little time for reflection on the defeat for Zidane and his team, however, as they face Galatasaray in Istanbul in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

Line-ups

Mallorca

  • 1Reina
  • 2SastreBooked at 30minsSubstituted forAgbenyenuat 45'minutes
  • 24Valjent
  • 21Raíllo
  • 15Gámez
  • 23FebasSubstituted forKuboat 59'minutes
  • 12BabaBooked at 90mins
  • 8Sevilla
  • 14Rodríguez Vázquez
  • 22Budimir
  • 11LagoSubstituted forTrajkovskiat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Agbenyenu
  • 5Campos Coll
  • 6Pedraza
  • 9Prats
  • 13Fabri
  • 17Trajkovski
  • 26Kubo

Real Madrid

  • 13Courtois
  • 19OdriozolaBooked at 74mins
  • 3Militão
  • 4Ramos
  • 12Marcelo
  • 16Rodríguez
  • 22IscoSubstituted forRodrygoat 66'minutes
  • 14Casemiro
  • 25Vinícius JúniorSubstituted forDíazat 81'minutes
  • 18JovicSubstituted forValverdeat 66'minutes
  • 9Benzema

Substitutes

  • 1Areola
  • 5Varane
  • 15Valverde
  • 21Díaz
  • 23Mendy
  • 24Mariano
  • 27Rodrygo
Referee:
Javier Alberola Rojas
Attendance:
19,503

Match Stats

Home TeamMallorcaAway TeamReal Madrid
Possession
Home37%
Away63%
Shots
Home5
Away14
Shots on Target
Home1
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home20
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Mallorca 1, Real Madrid 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Mallorca 1, Real Madrid 0.

Foul by Eder Militão (Real Madrid).

Manolo Reina (Mallorca) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Iddrisu Baba (Mallorca) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Brahim Díaz (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Iddrisu Baba (Mallorca).

Attempt saved. Eder Militão (Real Madrid) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by James Rodríguez.

Brahim Díaz (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Iddrisu Baba (Mallorca).

Eder Militão (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aleksandar Trajkovski (Mallorca).

James Rodríguez (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Antonio Raíllo (Mallorca).

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Antonio Raíllo.

Casemiro (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dani Rodríguez (Mallorca).

Attempt missed. Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by James Rodríguez with a cross following a set piece situation.

Rodrygo (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Aleksandar Trajkovski (Mallorca).

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Brahim Díaz replaces Vinícius Júnior.

Offside, Mallorca. Aleksandar Trajkovski tries a through ball, but Takefusa Kubo is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Mallorca. Aleksandar Trajkovski replaces Lago Junior because of an injury.

Corner, Mallorca. Conceded by Eder Militão.

Attempt missed. Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by James Rodríguez with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Salva Sevilla.

Casemiro (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Iddrisu Baba (Mallorca).

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Álvaro Odriozola (Real Madrid) for a bad foul.

Foul by Álvaro Odriozola (Real Madrid).

Lago Junior (Mallorca) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Casemiro (Real Madrid).

Ante Budimir (Mallorca) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Casemiro (Real Madrid).

Lumor Agbenyenu (Mallorca) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Mallorca. Conceded by Álvaro Odriozola.

Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Martin Valjent (Mallorca).

Attempt blocked. Dani Rodríguez (Mallorca) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Federico Valverde replaces Luka Jovic.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 19th October 2019

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barcelona961223101319
2Real Madrid9531169718
3Granada95221610617
4Atl Madrid944185316
5Real Sociedad8413139413
6Getafe93421412213
7Valencia93421313013
8Sevilla84131011-113
9Ath Bilbao833274312
10Villarreal83231913611
11Levante83231010011
12Osasuna925278-111
13Real Valladolid824278-110
14Mallorca9315712-510
15Eibar92341013-39
16Celta Vigo823359-49
17Real Betis82331116-59
18Alavés822459-48
19Espanyol8125414-105
20Leganés9027414-102
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