Real Madrid won 4-3 in what was a thrilling game after Adán's red card and Cristiano Ronaldo having yet another brilliant performance. The team played with ten men for about 85 minutes and still was able to win the game.
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Real Madrid's second goalkeeper will start the game, leaving Casillas the duty of stopping Celta Vigo this next Wednesday in the second game of the Copa del Rey tie. Feel free to join our community and respectfully debate what's going on in the game.
Jose Mourinho probably had this match marked down in read in his calendar. Gonzalo Higuaín will be available once again after missing more than one month of action with an injury. Pipita's firepower could be much needed against Real Sociedad, a team that knows how to defend and counterattack to harm its opponents.
This is yet another dangerous game for Real Madrid. As Álvaro Arbeloa stated in Friday's press conference, the first match after Christmas holidays is never easy. And if you have Griezmann and Carlos Vela coming to town with a Real Sociedad team that remains unbeaten for the last seven games, Real Madrid's bad momentum could once again cost the team a real scare.