Real Madrid, with Eden Hazard once again on the bench, couldn’t get better at Villarreal’s lawn on Saturday afternoon in their match of the 24th day of La Liga. After this split, Real have 54 points and are 4 times ahead of their runners-up Sevilla FC. Without Karim Benzema, Carlo Ancelotti once again preferred someone else to Eden Hazard in the person of Gareth Bale. Despite being present on the Welshman’s lawn until the 75th minute, the “Merengues” found no way in the defense of the “yellow submarine”. Eden Hazard entered the game in the 82nd minute in place of Vinicius Jr. Meanwhile, Thibaut Courtois was a good starter among the Madrid Poles.
Real Madrid will play their first leg of the Champions League round of 16 at PSG on Tuesday.
Brighton, with Leandro Trossard on the bench, won a match on Day 25 of the Premier League with a 0–2 win at Watford. Christian Kabsele was also a substitute in Watford’s ranks. Following this success, Brighton have 33 points and are 9th in the standings, while Watford are last on 15 points. Meanwhile, Christian Benteke and his club Crystal Palace drew 0–0 at Brentford. Like Trossard and Kabasele, former standard players remained on the bench throughout the game. In the standings, Crystal Palace are in 12th place with 26 points.
VfL Wolfsburg secured their second consecutive win in the league on the 22nd day of the Bundesliga with a 0-2 win on the lawns of Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday. Dodi Lubacchio, who was on the bench at kick-off, entered the 62nd minute before scoring his second goal in the final minute of the game. A win that allows Wolves to climb to 12th place in the standings with 27 points. Koen Castells, Sebastian Bornouw and Ester Vranques started at kick-off, with only Dodi Lubacchio on the bench.
Wolves would get a start in the first half thanks to Max Krauss on a penalty (28th, 0-1). Dodi Lubacchio appeared on the lawn in the 61st minute and distinguished himself 30 minutes later by doubling the stakes for his color in the final seconds of the match (90+3, 0-2). Wolves recorded their second consecutive victory, which had not happened since 6 November.
At the same time, Hertha Berlin, without the injured Daedric Boyata, lost 2–1 on the lawn of the Red Lantern Grether Firth. Hertha is ranked 14th in the standings and has 23 units.
Arthur Thiette and Bologna lost 3-0 on the lawns of Lazio Rome during the 25th day of Serie A on Saturday afternoon. With this defeat, Bologna stabilized at 13th place in the standings with 28 units. Lazio is in sixth place with 42 points. It all started quickly for Laziales, who benefited from a penalty for a foul by Adama Soumaro after 12 minutes of play. The championship’s top scorer, Ciro Immobil, rocked the net for the 19th time this season (13th, 1-0) In the second half, the Romans scored two more goals through Mattia Zaccagni (53rd and 63rd) to extend their lead. and secured three points.
Basaksehir and Nasser Chadli, holders registered a 2-0 win against Gaziantep on Saturday afternoon as part of the 25th day of the Turkish Championships. A result that allowed the Red Devil club to climb to fourth place in the standings with 40 units, 17 lengths behind leader Trabzonspor. Present at kick-off for the third time in a row, Nassar Chadley was replaced in the 64th minute of the game when the score was 1–0 in his team’s favor thanks to Pizzie’s (34th). The Istanbul club secured their victory through Serdar Gurlar, who scored the second goal three minutes from time (87th, 2–0).