Gareth Bale certainly will not strengthen Real Madrid in the match against Celta Vigo, Monday (13/9/2021) early morning hrs. Gareth Bale felt discomfort in his right hamstring during a training session that took place at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium this Saturday.
The Welsh forward stopped training early and did not return to the pitch. Sports media As reported the club are still waiting on the extent of Bale’s injury although they say the player is almost certain to miss Real Madrid’s Champions League trip to Inter Milan on Wednesday. Transfermarkt noted that the latest setback was Bale’s ninth injury since the start of the 2019-20 season.
Gareth Bale actually appeared crazy with Carlo Ancelotti’s troops this season.He not only started in the first three league matches, he also found the net against Levante.
Bale could be exposed to the “FIFA virus”, the name given to players who are injured after playing for their national team. Bale did play three times for the Wales national team over the past two weeks although he only played seven minutes in the first match against Finland.
Bale played the full game in the remaining two games and scored a hat-trick against Belarus.At least, Carlo Ancelotti has a luxury option with Rodrygo, Lucas Vazquez, Marco Asensio and Eden Hazard able to take Bale’s position on the field.
Apart from Bale, Real Madrid also lost David Alaba and Luka Jovic in the match against Celta Vigo. However, the name of the new young player, Eduardo Camavinga, is on the list of available players.
The first half of the Levante vs Real Madrid match ended 1-0 in favor of the visitors. The Levante vs Madrid duel is the second week match of the top caste of the Spanish League , LaLiga , which was held at the Estadio Ciudad de Valencia, Monday (23/8/2021) early morning WIB.
Real Madrid took a quick lead in the fifth minute thanks to Gareth Bale ‘s goal . It was Gareth Bale’s first goal for Real Madrid since the last time on 22 January 2020. The percentage of possession of the team nicknamed Los Blancos reached 55 percent throughout the first half.
Real Madrid also recorded 10 shots on goal, one of which was on target and resulted in a goal. On the other hand, Paco Lopez’s Levante are still struggling to develop their game so they don’t have a shot on target.
Real Madrid coach, Carlo Ancelotti, immediately fielded the trio of Gareth Bale, Eden Hazard, and Karim Benzema , from the start. In midfield, Ancelotti trusted Federico Valverde and Isco to accompany Casemiro. Real Madrid took a quick lead in the fifth minute thanks to Gareth Bale’s goal.
Real Madrid’s opener came from the ingenuity of David Alaba sending a through ball to Karim Benzema who was standing on the left side of the field. Benzema who escaped the offside trap then immediately made a quick acceleration to the Levante penalty box .
When he arrived in the penalty box, Benzema had time to outwit one Levante player before releasing a low cross. Benzema’s pass was then immediately completed by Gareth Bale with a horizontal left-footed shot.
The score against Levante brought the more than one-year wait suffered by Gareth Bale to score again in a Real Madrid shirt ended. The last time Gareth Bale scored for Real Madrid was on 22 January 2020.
The Wales national team captain was then barren until the end of the 2019-2020 competition calendar and was loaned to Tottenham Hotspur throughout last season. Gareth Bale’s wait to score again with Real Madrid finally stopped in the match against Levante this time.
After winning 1-0, Real Madrid tried to lower the tempo of the game. On the other hand, Levante looks still having trouble developing his game. The team made by Paco Lopez was recorded still not getting a shot on target until the 30th minute.
Exactly in the 36th minute, Real Madrid got a chance through a free kick which is about three meters from the penalty box. The opportunity was almost a goal if Gareth Bale ‘s hard left foot shot did not deviate to the right side of the Levante goal . No goals or additional chances were created. The score 1-0 for Real Madrid’s advantage lasted until the end of the first half.