2015 Still Not Running Smoothly for El Real
Jakarta – Real Madrid closes 2014 with a hit record. But after the turn of the year, the Los Blancos step precisely halting.
2014 was recorded as the best year in the history of Madrid. Not only won four trophies in the whole year (Copa del Rey, Champions League, European Super Cup and Club World Cup), Madrid also closed the year with a series of 22 wins in a row.
But after the new year, a series of victories was immediately stopped when Madrid underwent his first competitive match after the winter break. Madrid opened the year with a 1-2 defeat at home to Valencia.
The results are then followed by a 0-2 defeat of Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the last 16 of the Copa del Rey just three days after the match against Valencia. Draw in the second leg, Madrid were knocked out and failed to retain the title of the Copa del Rey.
Positive response was shown by Madrid after failing in the Copa del Rey. Iker Casillas et al. rose by winning four games in a row in La Liga.
But Madrid returned to stumble. This time their crushing 0-4 defeat at Atletico headquarters. The defeat at the Vicente Calderon was to be one of the worst defeat for Los Merengues.
Entering March, Madrid has also returned to his best. Of the two league games that have been played in this month, Madrid only got one point from the game against Villarreal.
The defeat of Athletic Bilbao in La Liga this weekend to add a note minor Madrid at the beginning of this year. Results were once made Madrid stepped down from the top as Barcelona win over Rayo Vallecano a day later. Madrid (61 points) behind now one point behind the Blaugrana.
In addition to its diganggun injury, delays in the rate of Madrid is also in line with the declining productivity trident, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, and Karim Benzema. Since the new year, a total of three new made 15 goals in all competitions. Ronaldo packing seven goals, Benzema scored five goals, while new Bale three goals.
Ronaldo specifically decreased performance. In a note Opta, the Portuguese star did not record a shot on target in four of his last eight games in the league.
Madrid had a chance to get back to winning ways when host Schalke 04 in the second leg of the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday (10/3) future. Winning 2-0 at the Veltins Arena, Carlo Ancelotti’s troops certainly want to smooth move into the quarterfinals.