The only thing missing was the atmosphere of great evenings. The poster, its script and its actors offered a show that lived up to expectations. And yet, it would have been difficult to imagine that this Real Madrid – Inter Milan would sound like a duel of fear between two big names at the foot of the wall after a failed start to the campaign in great width. It was not for the first place, but to survive in this competition that these two found themselves. And it was Real who had the last word – to the point (3-2).
Benzema and Ramos, the guides
This result, the band at Zidane owes a great deal to his excellent first period. Everything was not perfect in its start to the match since the Interists sent some shivers – by Perisic, who found the bar (10th) or Vidal (14th) -, but the White House can always count on its guides to not to crack. Karim Benzema is one of them. The French center-forward has put his people on the right track by unblocking the situation by anticipating a bad pass behind Hakimi to go score – a blow he had already done in the past (1-0, 25th).
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The second guide has been identified for so long: Sergio Ramos. With an unstoppable helmet blow, the captain doubled the bet on a corner kicked well by Toni Kroos (2-0, 33rd). Real had then left for a small festival, but the balance of this team remains fragile. Two minutes after the goal of the break, Laurato Martinez, quicker than Raphaël Varane, restarted the match at the worst time for Real (2-1, 35th).
Real got scared
Timorized between the idea of taking shelter and the natural one of not exposing themselves too much, Zidane’s men then began to doubt when they returned from the locker room. And Lautaro Martinez was no stranger to it. Untenable, the young Argentinian did not only score in this match. He also weighed, by his calls, his controls, his daring. And this undermining work paid off when his altruistic deflection of the header for Perisic placed the Croatian in ideal conditions to adjust Courtois, beaten (2-2, 67th).
Everything had to be redone for this Real with two faces. Salvation finally came from an incoming, just to give some relief to the coaching of the French technician. Well placed at the reception of a center set back from Ferland Mendy, the young Rodrigo left Handanovic no chance to release the Merengue (3-2, 80th). Real defended this precious advantage until the final whistle. Mission accomplished.