Shameful defeat of Real Madrid: they lost to Alcoyano of the third division and were eliminated from the Copa del Rey

Shameful Defeat of Real Madrid: They Lost to Alcoyano of the Third Division and Were Eliminated From the Copa Del Rey

If something was missing Real Madrid this was. The most powerful team in Spain lost 2 to 1 to the weak Alcoyano of the third division and said goodbye to the Copa del Rey to close a fateful week after having lost in the semifinals of the Super Cup against Athletic Bilbao. The white team, put footballers such as Isco, Benzema, Marcelo, Valverde, Kroos and Hazard, but could not even get to penalties.


Eder Militao he had put the last La Liga champion ahead in the first half and it all seemed like an easy task. But in the second half, the game kept its script, with a dominating Madrid team but with few occasions before the Alcoyan goal to increase their advantage on the scoreboard and sentence the duel, which was used by the locals to force the extension to nine minutes of reaching regulation time, thanks to both José Solbes.


In the extension, the local suffered the expulsion of Ramon and when it seemed that the white square was cornering him in an arc and the goal was about to fall, a counterattack that defined Juanan, sentenced the 2-1 at 114 minutes.


Travis M. Andrews
Travis M. Andrews is a features writer for The Washington Post. He joined The Post in 2016 as a reporter for Morning Mix. He was previously a travel and culture editor for Southern Living magazine, a contributing pop culture reporter for Mashable and the Week, and a contributing editor for the Syfy blog Dvice. He also has freelanced for magazines, including Esquire, GQ and Time. He is the author of the coming book "Because He's Jeff Goldblum," a semi-rumination and semi-ridiculous look at the career of the enigmatic actor and an exploration of the shifting nature of fame in the 21st century, to be published in November by Plume.