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Real pick up first points after beating Numancia

Posted on | September 15, 2008 | No Comments

After 2-1 loss at Deportivo la Coruna, Real Madrid beat Numancia 4-3 at the Bernabeu on Sunday.



Despite being behind twice, Real fought back and showed their attacking power.
The new promoted took the lead on 6th minute after Juan Carlos Moreno’s goal.
Real leveled the score after a goal from Guti. It was the 5000th league goal for Real.
Numancia took the lead again after Barkero’s goal but Real responded quickly with Higuain and Van der Vaart goals.
The half-time score was set by Cisma’s own goal. The first half ended comfortable for Real but in fact it was full of errors, especially in defence.
Moreno signed his double in the 56th minute. With only one goal lead Bernd Schuster opted to strengthen the defensive by introducing defensive midfielder Ruben de la Red in place of Van der Vaart. Raul came in to replace Ruud van Nistelrooy.
Both teams had good ocasions untill the end but the score remain unchanged.
It was a match with big defensive errors on both sides, where the attacking power of Real made the difference.



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