Real Madrid opened the scoring in the second minute of the clash against Villarreal on Saturday in La Liga.
On a well-balanced center by Dani Carvajal, Mariano Diaz won at the second post to score with a diving header. In the absence of Karim Benzema and Luka Jovic, the former Lyonnais found the way to the entry nets, he who had scored only one goal this year, against Barça, on March 1.
This opening of the score is controversial because the assistant referee raised his flag for a few seconds, on the control of Carvajal, to sanction an offside position of Lucas Vazquez (who did not touch the ball).
Some Unai Emery players then stopped playing as the center ref allowed the action to continue. And the video referees quickly validated this achievement in favor of Real Madrid …
⚽ Two minutes of play and already a goal for Mariano Diaz! pic.twitter.com/yYtPiFQeJx
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Real Madrid’s eleven: Courteous; Carvajal, Varane, Nacho, Mendy; Modric, Kroos, Odegaard; Lucas, Mariano, Hazard.
The eleven of Villarreal: Asenjo – Mario, Albiol, Pau Torres, Pedraza – Parejo, Iborra, Trigueros – Gerard Moreno, Bacca, Moi Gomez.
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