Real Madrid fans send collective Nacho message to club after narrow Leipzig win

Supporters of Real Madrid have flooded to social media on Wednesday evening, to send a firm message to the club regarding defender Nacho.

As much comes fresh off Real scraping into the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Carlo Ancelotti’s troops marked their return to action on the continent a short time ago, welcoming German outfit RB Leipzig to Spain’s capital for the 2nd leg of the Last-16 showdown between the clubs.

Los Blancos headed into proceedings boasting a slender advantage, owing to a hard-fought 1-0 win at the Red Bull Arena three weeks ago.

After Andriy Lunin was forced into a whole host of world-class saves last time out, all associated with the La Liga giants were no doubt hopeful of a more comfortable evening’s work being in store for their side this time round.

Safe to say, however, that as much did not prove to be the case at the Santiago Bernabéu.

Instead, visitors Leipzig gave as good as they got, dominating lengthy stretches of the clash, and carving out a number of presentable opportunities.

In the end, Willi Orbán’s 2nd-half header didn’t quite prove enough, Vinícius Jr’s fine finish ensuring that Real Madrid marched on, courtesy of a 2-1 aggregate triumph.

Despite their side having kept their European campaign very much alive on Wednesday, as alluded to above, many of a Real persuasion nevertheless remain far from happy.

This comes amid criticism of a number of high-profile members of Carlo Ancelotti’s squad.

None, however, has been more widely targeted than captain Nacho, amid mounting calls for the Spanish stopper to depart in the summer, upon the conclusion of his contract:

Conor Laird | GSFN

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