Real Madrid goalless again in shock loss to Alaves
Alaves 1 - 0 Real Madrid

Real Madrid goalless again in shock loss to Alaves

07/10/2018

Manu Garcia scored a last-minute winner as Deportivo AlavГ©s beat Real Madrid 1-0 at the Mendizorroza in La Liga.

Real Madrid started with Alvaro Odriozola making just his second start, and their best moves came down the right.

The away side were looking - for a short while at least - to go three points ahead of rivals Barcelona.

A bright start saw, Dani Ceballos, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema all going close in the first 10 minutes of the half, but after that period Alaves held off their opponents will little fuss.

In the second half, Real put on Mariano for Benzema, but it made little difference as they huffed and puffed in front of goal. With a quarter of an hour remaining the game remained goalless with little sign of a winner.

With 10 minutes left, Vinicius Jr replaced a possibly injured Bale, but Real could not force their way through as they continued to struggle in front of goal.

Then, with the last touch of the game, Manu Garcia headed into an empty net after two errors from Thibaut Courtois in a fraction of a second.

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