Real Madrid deals a new setback to Mallorca who cannot lift their head in LaLiga – La Opinion

Real Madrid deals a new setback to Mallorca who cannot lift their head in LaLiga – La Opinion

After the hard blow that resulted in defeat in the Copa del Rey final, Mallorca resumed action in LaLiga this Saturday where they suffered a new setback against Real Madrid that only needed a goal scored by the Frenchman Aurélien Tchouaméni to stay with the three points in Son Moix.

The team of Javier Aguirre wanted to turn the page on the painful fall on penalties against Athletic Club last weekend, but found himself with a grown Real Madrid after the draw (3-3) in midweek against Manchester City in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals.

A solitary goal from Frenchman Aurélien Tchouaméni, in the 48th minute, allowed the merengue team to win at the home of the Balearic team, in a result that allows the team led by Carlo Ancelotti to avoid the possibility of its closest pursuer, FC Barcelona, ​​close distances.

The summary of the victory achieved this Saturday by Real Madrid during their visit to Mallorca in a match corresponding to matchday 31 of LaLiga that took place at the Son Moix stadium.

It was the third goal of the season in the Spanish championship for Tchouaméni, who used all the power of his right leg to send a shot from long distance that became the only goal of the match for a Real Madrid that continues to get closer to the title.

“It has been a very important victory that brings us closer to winning the title but there are still many games to go. “We are on a good streak.”commented Merengue technical director Carlo Ancelotti after the game, referring to the seven games remaining to finish the season in Spain.

But the other side of the coin is Majorca. The “Vasco” Aguirre team suffered its second setback in the last five matches played in LaLiga where they still have not been able to mathematically ensure permanence, the great objective for the remainder of the season.

Mallorca forward, Vedat Muriqi, shoots against Real Madrid's Ukrainian goalkeeper, Andriy Lunin, during the match corresponding to matchday 31 of LaLiga played this Saturday in Son Moix.
Mallorca striker, Vedat Muriqi, shoots against Real Madrid’s Ukrainian goalkeeper, Andriy Lunin, during the LaLiga matchday 31 match played this Saturday at Son Moix.
Credit: Cati Cladera | EFE

With this new defeat, Mallorca remains in 15th place in the table waiting for what ends up happening on matchday 31. The Mexican coach’s team has 31 points, six above the last place for relegation that is now It is in the possession of Cádiz who played this date with FC Barcelona.

Javier Aguirre’s men still have seven games left to try to secure their permanence in the highest category of Spanish football. The Balearic Islands have a couple of key matches ahead for this mission as they face Sevilla on the next day, tied on points, and then against Cádiz.

After these two matches, Mallorca will still have to face Atlético de Madrid, Las Palmas, Osasuna, Almería and Getafe, with only the bottom of the classification (Almería) being the only one below the vermilion table .

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