Real Madrid become first Spanish side to score 6000 league goals, beat Betis 5-3

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Real Madrid became the first Spanish side to score 6000 league goals, and the sixth team overall in Europe (other five all English, are Everton, Villa, Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal) in their 5-3 win over Real Betis over the weekend.

Gareth Bale started the game and was subbed off in the 73th minute for Isco. Bale also received a yellow card- one of five Real Madrid to players to receive one. Eight players overall went into the book of referee Jesus Gil. Continue reading

Real Madrid 0-1 Real Betis | Bale plays 90, but Zidane’s men stunned

Former Barcelona youngster Antonio Sanabria scored deep into second half stoppage time as Real Betis picked up their first win over Real Madrid in nearly two decades. Sanabria’s 94th minute strike saw Betis beat Los Blancos for the first time since 1998.

Real had both Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo starting, but the latter, making his first start of the season, was in particular wasteful, with Real unable to even convert one of their 27 efforts on goal into something productive.

The game also ended Real’s streak of scoring in 73 consecutive games (a Spanish record) and meant that Real are yet to win at home this season in the league, having drawn against both Levante and Valencia before this Continue reading