Carlos Soler scored three penalties as Valencia beat Real Madrid in an extraordinary La Liga match on Sunday.
Karim Benzema put Real Madrid ahead from a distance before Soler equalized with a penalty kick that was re-paid after an attack.
Raphael Varane’s goal made it 2-1 and Soler took the lead from the penalty spot after Marcelo fouled Maxi Gomez.
Valencia got another penalty when Sergio Ramos tackled it, and Soler completed a hat-trick.
The champions Real were looking to trail by one point from La Liga leaders Real Sociedad before the international break.
But Zinedine Zidane’s side remained four points from the summit after this heavy defeat, although they had a match in hand.
To add to their troubles, Benzema failed to finish the match after being injured.
There was no indication of what he would have followed when the French striker put the visitor ahead with a powerful shot from outside the area.
Valencia equalized through a penalty that was awarded after Lucas Vazquez interfered.
Soler was saved from the penalty spot by Thibaut Courtois and she bounced into the post. Subsequently, his teammate Yunus Musa slapped a loose ball into the net, only to cancel the goal after reviewing the video assistant referee (VAR) that had shown him encroaching on the area.
The win was re-ordered and Soler was made 1-1.
The homeowners, who made only one attempt on goal in the first half, took the lead before breaking through with a strange goal from Varane, who sent the ball over his head and over the line – the goal several minutes later after another VAR referee. Review.
In an impressive match, Valencia went on to score with two penalties – the 23-year-old Soler became the third player in La Liga history to score three penalties in one match.
- 1DominicBooked in 86 minutes
- 15GuillamonBooked in 84 minutes
- 30MoussaReplaced withRemisero Salgeroin a 87 ‘Minutes
- 8SolaireBooked in 41 minutes
- 19Your head
- 17SheryshevReplaced withtowerin a 77 ‘Minutes
- 20MineReplaced withGameiroin a 81 ‘Minutes
- 22GomezReplaced withnephewin a 87 ‘Minutes
- 7Gonzalo Geddes
- 21Vallejo Galvan
- 23Remisero Salgero
- 4RamosBooked in 62 minutes
- 12MarceloBooked in 52 minutes
- 15ValverdeReplaced withCrossoverin a 76 ‘Minutes
- 11AsensioReplaced withRodrigoin a 64 ‘Minutes
- 22IscoReplaced withJovicin a 83 ‘Minutes
- 20Vinicius JuniorReplaced withØdegaardin a 64 ‘Minutes
- 9BenzemaReplaced withMarianoin a 76 ‘Minutes
- 13Two colors
- 23who is this
- Jesus Gil Manzano
The match ended, Valencia 4 and Real Madrid 1.
The second half ends, Valencia 4 and Real Madrid 1.
A mistake from Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid).
Hugo Guillamon (Valencia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
The corner, Real. Against him José Gayà.
Missed attempt. Mariano (Real Madrid) headed from the middle of the penalty area close but missed on the left flank. With the help of Lucas Vazquez with a cross pass after setting set balls.
Mariano (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Wrong from Daniel Wass (Valencia).
Missed attempt. Mariano (Real Madrid), a right-footed shot from outside the penalty area, misses to the left. With Rodrigo’s help.
Missed attempt. Luka Jovic (Real Madrid) shot with the right foot from the center of the penalty area high and wide to the right. Rodrigo assisted after a corner kick.
Missed attempt. Rodrigo (Real Madrid) misses a header from the center of the penalty area to the left. With the help of Toni Kroos a cross pass after a corner kick.
The corner, Real. Against Tony Latou.
A mistake from Luka Jovi (Real Madrid).
Uros Rasic (Valencia) won with a free kick in the offensive game.
Switch, Valencia. Robin Sobrino replaces Maxi Gomez.
Switch, Valencia. Jason replaces Yunus Musa.
Marcelo (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Wrong by Tony Latou (Valencia).
Jaume Dominique (Valencia) showing the yellow card.
A mistake from Luka Modric (Real Madrid).
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