Football Blog - Independent Football Writing
Football Blog

Rayo Vallecano Football Blog

After thrashing a spirited Seville side by 7-3 on Wednesday night, Real Madrid would go to Vallecas in inspired form and romp to a victory. After 48 minutes in the capital suburbs, it looked like everything was going to script. Los Blancos led their city rivals by 0-3, Cristiano Ronaldo with a pair of goals and misfiring Karim Benzema with one as well, new mega signing Gareth Bale registering two assists.
Then it began. With talisman Xabi Alonso exiting the fray at half time, Real Madrid began looking very nervous and …