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Real Madrid held at home by Girona as Toni Kroos sees red for the first time in quite a while profession – European round-up


Real Madrid is held to a 1-1 draw by Girona as Carlo Ancelotti’s side drop focuses for just the second time this season in La Liga; Real is a point clear of Barcelona at the culmination after Toni Kroos is shown a late red card; AC Milan stunned by Torino in Serie A


Real Madrid was held to a 1-1 draw by Girona at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday however the defending champs kept up their unbeaten streak in La Liga and hold an important lead over Barcelona.


After a goalless first half, Real opened the scoring through Vinicius Jr in the 70th moment yet their lead was offset by a Cristhian Stuani punishment 10 minutes after the fact.


Real was baffled for over an hour yet, at last, made the advancement when their patient development play permitted Federico Valverde to place the ball into the six-yard box where Vinicius was close by to tap it into the net.

Girona was given help when Marco Asensio took care of the ball in the case and the ref granted a punishment following a VAR check, with Stuani moving forward to the spot and sending Thibaut Courtois the incorrect method for evening out the score.


Real’s Rodrygo thought he had dominated the match at the passing when he battled for the ball in a goalmouth scramble with Girona goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga, yet the ref prohibited his objective as the manager was in charge of the ball when the Brazilian packaged it in.


Real’s match possibly deteriorated when midfielder Toni Kroos was shipped off in added time subsequent to getting a subsequent yellow card.

Girona, who are sixteenth in the standings, left away with a valuable point as their players sank to the ground in helping.

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