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8 points off the top with the current leaders grinding out results means Real Madrid have a mountain to climb. Fede and his fellow superstar youngster have to carry the can on this one. Only 3 points will do against Osasuna
Tchouameni a last-minute withdrawal from the squad.#RealMadrid— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) February 18, 2023
Tchouameni has pulled out of the Osasuna game. Hopefully he’s not going to watch basketball. He joins Kroos and Karim in the list of key players who are absent for the game. Ferland’s prolonged absence has put immense pressure on the squad but has been alleviated by the return of veteran fullback, David Alaba.
Rodrygo, Ceballos, Fede and Camavinga now have to deliver the goods because there is no one coming to bail the team out. This is their moment. Last season they were the calvary, this season there is no calvary. The boys need to stamp their authority and there is no room for error.
Real Madrid goalscorers this season:— Madrid Zone (@theMadridZone) February 11, 2023
• Vinicius Jr: 16 goals.
• Benzema: 14 goals.
• Valverde: 11 goals.
• Rodrygo: 10 goals.
Four players in more than 10 goals. pic.twitter.com/Y3aPusSUMK
Vinicius has continued to deliver and some have felt his contributions have not been appreciated as much this season. He’s our main scorer this season because Karim has been hit-or-miss when he hasn’t been totally absent. This means Vinicius has to be looking at scoring 30+ goals. The context of the season means we need way more goals from him. Rodrygo is unlikely to reach 30+ goals playing a different role every 2-3 games. Vinicius needs to play closer to goal and get greedy.
The Daily Poll
Can Vinicius score 30+ goals
This poll is closed
If he plays closer to goal
His finishing is not good enough
If we get more offense from LB
Only if Karim is available and on form
Can we win CL+La liga if none of the front 3 scores 30+ goals?
This poll is closed
We have to keep more clean sheets