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Real Madrid 2-2 Celta Vigo: Leaders held as Eden Hazard returns from injury

Celta Vigo celebrate
Celta Vigo had lost their last seven away games against Real Madrid in La Liga

Real Madrid were held by Celta Vigo as they moved one point above Barcelona at the top of La Liga.

Celta took a shock lead when Iago Aspas played in Fedor Smolov to score his first goal in Spanish football.

Toni Kroos then swept home from 16 yards and Sergio Ramos gave Real the lead with a penalty, which was won by Eden Hazard on his return after almost three months out with an ankle injury.

But Santi Mina scored a late equaliser from Denis Suarez's pass.

Mina had only been on the pitch for two minutes when he scored the goal, which takes Celta out of the relegation zone on goal difference.

Real had the better chances, with Hazard lively on his return, Gareth Bale going close and Ramos having a goal disallowed.

But Celta stayed in the game and made Zinedine Zidane's side pay with their late goal.

Real, who have only won one league title since 2012, are one point clear of Barca with 14 La Liga games remaining.

Line-ups

Real Madrid

  • 13Courtois
  • 2CarvajalBooked at 74mins
  • 5Varane
  • 4Ramos
  • 12Marcelo
  • 15Valverde
  • 14Casemiro
  • 8KroosSubstituted forModricat 81'minutes
  • 11BaleBooked at 72minsSubstituted forMendyat 84'minutes
  • 9Benzema
  • 7E HazardSubstituted forVinícius Júniorat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Areola
  • 3Militão
  • 10Modric
  • 18Jovic
  • 22Isco
  • 23Mendy
  • 25Vinícius Júnior

Celta Vigo

  • 13Blanco
  • 18Aidoo
  • 21Murillo
  • 4Araújo
  • 20VázquezSubstituted forSistoat 55'minutes
  • 12Rafinha
  • 5YokusluBooked at 76mins
  • 14BradaricSubstituted forMina Lorenzoat 83'minutes
  • 15OlazaBooked at 57mins
  • 10Iago Aspas
  • 9SmolovSubstituted forD Suárezat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Álvarez
  • 6D Suárez
  • 8Beltrán
  • 11Sisto
  • 19Fernández
  • 22Mina Lorenzo
  • 23Méndez
Referee:
Javier Alberola Rojas
Attendance:
62,221

Match Stats

Home TeamReal MadridAway TeamCelta Vigo
Possession
Home66%
Away34%
Shots
Home15
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Real Madrid 2, Celta de Vigo 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Real Madrid 2, Celta de Vigo 2.

Attempt blocked. Marcelo (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Karim Benzema.

Offside, Real Madrid. Luka Modric tries a through ball, but Sergio Ramos is caught offside.

Foul by Vinícius Júnior (Real Madrid).

Rubén Blanco (Celta de Vigo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ferland Mendy.

Attempt missed. Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ferland Mendy with a cross.

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

Foul by Rafinha (Celta de Vigo).

Attempt missed. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Daniel Carvajal with a cross.

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

Foul by Denis Suárez (Celta de Vigo).

Goal!

Goal! Real Madrid 2, Celta de Vigo 2. Santi Mina (Celta de Vigo) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Denis Suárez with a through ball.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Ferland Mendy replaces Gareth Bale.

Substitution

Substitution, Celta de Vigo. Santi Mina replaces Filip Bradaric.

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

Foul by Okay Yokuslu (Celta de Vigo).

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Luka Modric replaces Toni Kroos.

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Jeison Murillo.

Offside, Real Madrid. Toni Kroos tries a through ball, but Karim Benzema is caught offside.

Booking

Okay Yokuslu (Celta de Vigo) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid).

Rafinha (Celta de Vigo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Vinícius Júnior replaces Eden Hazard.

Offside, Celta de Vigo. Lucas Olaza tries a through ball, but Pione Sisto is caught offside.

Booking

Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Gareth Bale (Real Madrid).

Rafinha (Celta de Vigo) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Celta de Vigo. Denis Suárez replaces Fedor Smolov.

Corner, Celta de Vigo. Conceded by Sergio Ramos.

Attempt blocked. Okay Yokuslu (Celta de Vigo) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Rafinha with a headed pass.

Goal!

Goal! Real Madrid 2, Celta de Vigo 1. Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty Real Madrid. Eden Hazard draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Rubén Blanco (Celta de Vigo) after a foul in the penalty area.

Foul by Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid).

Rafinha (Celta de Vigo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Federico Valverde (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Eden Hazard.

Attempt missed. Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 16th February 2020

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Real Madrid24158146163053
2Barcelona24164457292852
3Getafe24126636221442
4Atl Madrid24101042517840
5Sevilla2411763125640
6Villarreal24115842321038
7Valencia2410863534138
8Real Sociedad2311483931837
9Granada24103112931-233
10Ath Bilbao2471072320331
11Osasuna2471073132-131
12Real Betis247893237-529
13Levante2492133036-629
14Alavés2476112534-927
15Real Valladolid2451182027-726
16Eibar2366112232-1024
17Celta Vigo2449112134-1321
18Mallorca2463152339-1621
19Leganés2447131836-1819
20Espanyol2447132142-2119
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