Real Madrid are entrusting Rodrygo as the only flagship striker available after Vinicius suffered a torn right hamstring muscle in Balaídos against Celta, which will keep him out for four to six weeks. Added to this were the departures of Benzema, Asensio and Mariano; Together with substitute Brahim and newly substituted Joselu, he leaves the Brazilian alone up front.
Real Madrid’s new ’11’ made its debut on the first day of the domestic competition and scored a goal The first goal of the white course, the opening of the can against the Athletic Club in San Mamés. However, he has played three matches since then, failing to score a goal in any of those matches.
The White club have tasked Bellingham with unlocking the games and picking up a total of four wins to start the season, being LaLiga’s top scorer with five goals. However, Rodrygo has neither provided the stature nor managed to fill the void left by Vinicius.
His runs and slaloms are the individual resource Ancelotti has left in attack in one-on-one situations with Brahim on the bench. But his goal leaves something to be desired. Against Getafe he shot nine times at David Soria’s goal, but only went on target once, he hit the crossbar again and the rest went out of bounds. ANDIn 330 minutes played, he shot 17 times, five of which were on goal, and he only scored one goal.
Some data that They contrast with the first four games he played in LaLiga last season – he missed the first two matchdays – and between the third and sixth matchdays he scored three goals: against Betis, Mallorca and Atlético de Madrid.