Photo courtesy of the Associated Press
Real Madrid haven’t had the start to the La Liga season they were hoping to, especially with their blockbuster summer signing of Gareth Bale. Los Blancos have 19 points and sit behind Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in the league table. Sure, it’s not the worst imaginable start, but considering how talented — and expensive — the side is, much more is expected from the club.
When Madrid took on mid-table Levante on Saturday, things started going south for them again. It took a stunning late comeback to secure a 3-2 win, with a very, very late goal from Cristiano Ronaldo:
This is hardly the first time Ronaldo has saved Madrid from dropping points these season:
Three of Ronaldo’s last four La Liga goals have been in added time [93’, 96’ & 94’] via @InfostradaLive— Dermot Corrigan (@dermotmcorrigan)
We love the drama, but Madridistas around the world are probably yearning for a less heart-stopping action in the next few matches.