Castellanos sinks Real Madrid by port-trick
‘Argentina’s divinity’ Valentin Castellanos wrote a port-trick against real Madrid. Castellanos’ one-man show also destroyed Real Madrid.
Girona won 4-2 with Castellanos’ one-man show, who wrote a port trick in just 62 minutes in the 2022-2023 Spanish Primera League home game against Real Madrid held at Estadi Montirevi in Girona, Catalonia, Spain on the 26th (Korean time). .
Last season, Girona, who finished 6th in Segundari (2nd division) and achieved promotion to La Liga through the playoffs, showed the firepower of scoring 4 goals against Real Madrid, the pride of Spain, and won a miraculous victory.
In addition, Castellanos became the first player to score four or more goals against Real Madrid in over 75 years after Esteban Echeveria, who played for Real Oviedo, scored five goals in December 1947.
On this day, Castellanos opened the goal for Real Madrid four times with only 15 touches of the ball.
Real Madrid launched an offensive early in the game, but Girona took the lead in the 12th minute as Castellanos finished a cross from Miguel Gutiérrez with a header.
Only 12 minutes later, a goal came to see Castellanos’ true face. Arnau Martinez’s roving ball from the right flank of the Girona camp was caught by Castellanos, who was competing with the Real Madrid defense. Castellanos got past the defender and created a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper at once, easily opening the goal.
In the 34th minute of the first half, Marco Asensio’s assist followed by Vinicius Junior’s pursuit goal, but Castellanos scored a hat-trick in the first minute of the second half, breaking Real Madrid’s will to pursue. Calmly finishing Jan Coto’s cross from the right gave Girona a two-goal lead.
In the 17th minute of the second half, a cross from the right side of the midfield was decided as a header and the port trick was completed. Castellanos was substituted in the 27th minute of the second half, and whoscored.com gave Castellanos a perfect score of 10.
Castellanos is not a player who suddenly appeared. In 2021, he played for New York City FC in the US Major League Soccer (MLS) and not only led the team to victory, but also scored 19 goals and 8 assists in 32 games, and even won the top scorer. Naturally, several European clubs approached Castellanos.
Among the leaders who praised Castellanos’ skills was Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola. According to Manchester Evening News, a British daily newspaper, Guardiola praised Castellanos while watching New York City FC’s game at a restaurant in Manchester, saying, “He’s a player who can play well enough in Europe. He’s good enough to play on a bigger stage.” also sent
Castellanos, who was loaned to Girona last year, scored 11 goals in the Spanish Primera Liga this season with 4 goals against Real Madrid and quickly climbed into the top 10 in the scoring rankings. At this rate, there is a high possibility of a complete transfer to Girona.안전놀이터
Castellanos has been called up to Argentina’s under-23 squad in 2019, but has yet to feature in the senior squad. However, if the Argentine national team is looking for a new star after Lionel Messi, it is worth paying attention to Castellanos. He was born in 1998 and is still only 24 years old, so he can be regarded as Argentina’s next front-line striker.
Meanwhile, Real Madrid lost the momentum to chase leaders FC Barcelona as they were caught in Girona.
Real Madrid has only 65 points from 20 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses in 31 matches. It has not been able to reduce the 11 points difference with Barcelona (24 wins, 4 draws, 2 losses, 76 points), which has only played 30 games yet.
Even if Real Madrid won all their remaining 7 games, they would only have 86 points. Barcelona need only add 11 points from the remaining 8 matches to win the La Liga title. It is safe to say that the competition for the title is virtually over.