The Catalans displayed a fine performance in the match as they claimed a narrow 1-0 victory over Real Madrid thanks to a sweet effort from Raphinha.
Antoine Rudiger made his debut for Real Madrid in the match and delivered a fine performance despite his side’s defeat to Barcelona.
The German International made some great contributions on his debut for Real Madrid which I will be sharing in this article.
Let’s take a look.
1. Great Defensive Contributions
Antonio Rudiger performed brilliantly in the heart of Real Madrid’s defense against Barcelona. The German International made some important blocks and wins of the balls to neutralize Barcelona’s threat offensively.
The 29-year-old also did a great job by reducing Raphinha’s threat to the team’s backline in the match as he give Real Madrid his full support defensively.
2. Involvement In Real Madrid’s Offensive Play
Just like he does at Chelsea, Antonio Rudiger severally drove Real Madrid’s attack against Barcelona. The German International will move the ball close to Barcelona’s 18-yard box and try an audacious effort. Both his plays offensively and defensively were impressive in today’s match.