Real Madrid has moved up to no. 3 in the La Liga points table with the help of a close victory over Levante UD in a La Liga match played at Estadio Cliudad de Valencia on Sunday. Real Madrid won the match by 2-1. This was the sixth victory for Jose Mourinho’s team in the last seven matches. In its first four matches in La Liga, the Real Madrid team looked out of touch, but, after that, Los Blancos have gathered speed and now, they are 5 points behind Atletico Madrid which is at the second position in the points table. Barcelona is at the top of the table with 31 points in 11 matches.
On the other hand, Levante UD has moved down to no. 6 in the points table after this defeat. Levante has 17 points in 11 matches. In Sunday’s match, Real Madrid was on attack right from the outset. Jose Mourinho’s team took the lead in the 21st minute of the match. Madrid got a free kick and Xabi Alonso was given the chance to take the free kick. Alonso played a well placed shot from the left and the ball went to Cristiano Ronaldo who controlled the ball and volleyed it past the Levante goalkeeper to give Madrid a lead of 1-0.
Levante managed to equalize the scores in the 62nd minute of the match. Angel was the one who scored the equalizer for Levante. Obafemi Martins assisted the goal and Angel blasted the ball into the left hand corner of the net.
But, Real Madrid got ahead again a few minutes before the end of the game with the goal of Morata. The Spaniard whipped in a fine stroke and the Levante goalkeeper had no chance to make a save. That proved to be the match winning goal for Real Madrid.
Real Madrid will play its next match against Athletic Bilbao on 17th of November at Santiago Bernabeu.