In the ongoing 2023-2024 La Liga season, the 5th round saw a fierce competition where Real Madrid maintained their position as the “leader” of La Liga. Real Madrid Secure a 2-1 Victory against Real Sociedad. Playing at their home ground, the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, they faced off against Real Sociedad. Despite an early setback in the first half, they made a strong comeback in the second half with goals from Varverde and Joselu, clinching a remarkable comeback victory. Currently, Real Madrid is at the top of the La Liga standings with a perfect record of 5 wins in 5 matches, accumulating 15 points and leading over the second-placed Barcelona by 2 points.
Just 5 minutes into the game, Real Sociedad took the lead with a goal. Kubo crossed from the right, and although Real Madrid’s goalkeeper Kepa managed to block Barrenechea’s shoot, he couldn’t stop the follow-up shot. In the 11th minute, a long-range shot by Kubo found the net. But it was disallowed due to an offside position of a teammate.
Real Madrid missed a golden opportunity in the 16th minute when Joseu’s shot in front of an open goal hit the crossbar. And Rodrigo’s overhead kick missed the target. The first half ended with Real Madrid trailing 0-1.
In the second half, Real Madrid finally leveled the score. Valverde kicked the ball into the net from the edge of the penalty area in the 46th minute. In the 60th minute, they took the lead with another goal. Joselu slotted the ball into the bottom left corner of the net, making it 2-1.Real Madrid Secure a 2-1 Victory against Real Sociedad.
In the other matches of the day. Sevilla won 1-0 against Las Palmas at home. Villarreal secured a 2-1 victory against Almeria at home. And Getafe emerged victorious with a 3-2 score against Osasuna at their home ground.