Real Madrid thrashes Cádiz with Rodrygo as the protagonist and takes the lead

MADRID.- Rodrygo Goes left the real Madrid as provisional leader of the Spanish League thanks to a double and an assist to lead the 3-0 win over the Cadiz.

The Brazilian attacker opened the account after making a couple of dribbles, including a tunnelbefore taking a spectacular shot on the edge of the area that he nailed into the corner in the 14th minute.

He added his fifth goal of the season by driving the ball from the left sector and, when he was inside the area, he sealed the goal in the 64th with a mid-range shot. After an ineffective start to the season, Rodrygo He scored his second double in consecutive days.

Recovered from an injury, Jude Bellingham He celebrated his 11th goal of the tournament (14th in all competitions) with a left-footed cross inside the area in the 74th minute, after a pass from Rodrygo.

The decimated merengue team due to numerous injuries climbed to first position with 35 points, one above the Gironawhich on Monday will receive Athletic Bilbao.

The meringues increased their distance to four points in relation to the Barcelonawho did not go beyond a 1-1 draw on Saturday during their visit to Vallecano Ray. He also takes out the same amount Atlético de Madridthird after beating 1-0 Majorca.

Rodrygo He entered into plans until the last moment after Brahim Diaz He had a stomach problem. The Brazilian had just returned after having played the two games of the qualifying rounds of the world with his selection, so the technician Carlo Ancelotti He contemplated his rest.

Losses at Real Madrid:

Madrid did not even have Vinicius Junior nor with Eduardo Camavingawho were injured with their national teams during the last date FIFA and they will be out of action for several weeks. The goalkeeper wasn’t there either. Kepa Arrizabalaga for the second day in a row due to an inconvenience.

All these casualties are added to those of the goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and the defender Eder Militaowho have not played this season due to torn cruciate ligaments in their knees, and those of the midfielders Aurélien Tchouaméni and Arda Güler, who have been recovering for several weeks.

Bellingham dressed in white again after missing last day and not attending with England to the international date after suffering from a shoulder ailment. He confirmed himself as the League’s top scorer.

Behind, the Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Lunin He excelled with a couple of saving interventions in the first half. In addition it was almost not required by the hosts.