Without its English star Jude Bellingham but with a Brazilian duo Vinicus-Rodrygo found, Real Madrid returned to success in La Liga by correcting Valencia (5-1) on Saturday, during the 13th day. The Madrilenians (2nd, 32 points) return to two lengths behind Girona, still at the top of the Spanish championship thanks to their 11th victory in 13 matches obtained on the field of Rayo Vallecano (2-1).
Deprived of their providential man Jude Bellingham, injured in the left shoulder, Real made things easy by scoring on their first opportunity through Carvajal (3rd, 1-0), then doubling the lead thanks to Vinicius (42nd , 2-0). The Brazilian striker scored twice in the second half (49th, 3-0), later imitated by his compatriot and attacking partner Rodrygo (51st, 84th). Spanish striker Hugo Duro saved the honor for Valencia (88th, 5-1).