PLAYER RATINGS | Real Madrid 2-1 Real Betis

In an entertaining and hard-fought encounter, Real Madrid beat Real Betis 2-1 to go clear at the top of La Liga.


Thibaut Courtois: 5 – A rare poor piece of goalkeeping as he let the ball in underneath his legs for Betis’ goal.

Dani Carvajal: 6.5

Éder Militão: 8 – Top-notch defensive performance.

David Alaba: 7 – Assisted the opener with an exquisite over-the-top ball to Vinícius.

Ferland Mendy: 6.5

Aurélien Tchouaméni: 9 – Looks more and more at home at the base of Madrid’s midfield. Won 16 of his 19 duels. A defensive colossus and more than handy in build-up.

Eduardo Camavinga: 6

Luka Modrić: 6.5

Rodrygo: 7 – Scored the winner with a neat finish and linked up well with the rest of the frontline.

Karim Benzema: 6 – Integral to the Real Madrid offensive build-up as usual, but was not clinical in front of goal.

Vinícius Jr.: 8.5 – A constant threat on the left wing with his pace and trickery. Scored the opening goal with a composed chip.


Fede Valverde: 7.5 – Assisted the winner seconds after coming on and added energy to the midfield

Dani Ceballos: 6

Toni Kroos: 6

Antonio Rüdiger: 6


Rui Silva: 7 – Made an excellent save to deny a Tchouaméni header. Couldn’t save Rodrygo’s goal despite getting a hand to it.

Youssouf Sabaly: 4 – Endured a difficult afternoon trying to mark Vinícius.

Luiz Felipe: 7 – Made several interventions to deny Madrid.

Edgar González: 5

Álex Moreno: 6.5 – Overlapped well early on, taking the throw-in which led to the goal. Faded away as Madrid took control of proceedings.

Guido Rodríguez: 6.5

Andres Guardado: 5

Sergio Canales: 7 – Scored his team’s only goal and was at the heart of almost anything good that Betis did going forward.

Nabil Fekir: 6 – Perhaps should’ve won a penalty after a challenge by Carvajal. He felt the after effects of the tackle and was substituted in the 11th minute.

Juanmi: 5

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Luiz Henrique: 4 – Woefully anonymous for the whole game after coming on in the 11th minute for Fekir.

Aitor Ruibal: 6

Joaquín: 6

Willian José: 6


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