In the same season he hit the back of the net again for Zidane's men in a 3-0 win over Alaves. The Brazilian forward missed out on a spot in Zinedine Zidane’s starting line-up but replaced Luka Jovic before the hour mark and his impact was almost instant. And among players with at least 700 minutes played, only teammate Eden Hazard had him beat. C onfidence is a key element in any footballer's performance and Vinicius Junior seems to have found just that at Real Madrid this season with a phenomenal start … Real Madrid: Courtois 9*, Fernandez 6, Varane 7, Ramos 7, Mendy 6, Valverde 6, Casemiro 8, Modric 8, Asensio 7, Benzema 7, Vinicius 6. Levante were camped in the Real half for much of the game but barring Vukcevic's header against the bar, Courtois always seemed in control. 16' GOAL! That means Vinicius is in great company as a teenager for Real Madrid. 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Bardhi's effort is deflected off Casemiro which wrong-foots him and though he had already dived to his left he managed to dangle his long legs out and save the shot. A second corner for Levante sees Vukcevic rise at the back post and head against the crossbar with Courtois totally beaten. Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior is already one of La Liga’s best. A goal from second half substitute Vinicius Junior was enough for Real Madrid to edge out a stubborn Real Valladolid side at Estadio Alfredo di Stefano in Wednesday night’s La Liga. At 19 years old, Vinicius will only get better, turning those chances into goals and assists on the stat sheet. He may lack a little in endurance now, but with the young, athletic side Zidane has built – without previous superstars - this is hidden pretty well. The win puts Real top of the table with three wins from four games. The goal should have been ruled out for the push but not for the handball. Vini’s 306.2 yards carried per 90 minutes even bested Lionel Messi’s! With those chances missed Levante grew in confidence and when Enis Bardhi shot through a crowd of players Courtois was at full length and it was the right foot that diverted the ball wide. Ramos scores from Modric's perfect free kick. The Brazilian forward missed out on a spot in Zinedine Zidane’s starting line-up but replaced Luka Jovic before the hour mark and his impact was almost instant. As if that weren't enough, the Brazilian has an even better record for the club. Junior - Deportivo Pasto en vivo online, jornada 12 de la Liga BetPlay, que se jugará hoy miércoles 7 de octubre en el Romelio Martínez desde las 8:10 p.m. A match that was won by Los Blancos 2-0. Mainly a left-back, he can also play as a winger or a central defender. Confidence is a key element in any footballer's performance and Vinicius Junior seems to have found just that at Real Madrid this season with a phenomenal start to the campaign which was capped off by a superb display against Levante, and his numbers also bear it out. All season long, Vinicius confidently took on defenders with great skill and agility, producing chances for himself and teammates out of nothing. C onfidence is a key element in any footballer's performance and Vinicius Junior seems to have found just that at Real Madrid this season with a phenomenal start … Unidad Editorial Información Deportiva, S.L.U. Next season, when Eden Hazard is fully healthy, Vinicius Junior won’t be a regular starter for Real Madrid. It was the Brazilian’s brilliant curling shot that put Madrid ahead in the first half. A goal from second half substitute Vinicius Junior was enough for Real Madrid to edge out a stubborn Real Valladolid side at Estadio Alfredo di Stefano in Wednesday night’s La Liga. Todos los derechos reservados. 'I know I have to improve but I'm working hard. © Octubre But despite that, when he is given the chance he still has the ability to shine. VER EN VIVO GRATIS ONLINE el partido de Junior contra América hoy Transmisión de Win Sports partido de la Liga BetPlay | Liga Betplay | futbolred.com We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. [3] He made his senior debut with the reserves on 15 February 2015, starting in a 1–1 home draw against Granada CF B for the Segunda División B championship. Real Madrid Transfers: Signing Erling Haaland in 2021 impossible? Vinicius worked hard up and down the left flank, making the left wing his home in the second half of the season. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. The Brazilian forward missed out on a spot in Zinedine Zidane’s starting line-up but replaced Luka Jovic before the hour mark and his impact was almost instant.. WHAT A SAVE… and then off the bar! Courtois saved Madrid again with two more saves from Bardhi. His goal at the Estadio de la Ceramica meant he had scored for Real Madrid in two consecutive games for the first time in the famous white shirt. In 72 matches for Real Madrid, Vinicius has contributed a total of ten goals and 14 assists. Per FBRef.com, no player with a minimum of 900 minutes played in La Liga in 2019-2020 had more progressive distance carried with the ball than Vinicius per 90 minutes. PLAYER RATINGS: Harry Maguire showed his mettle with fine display and crucial equaliser but Joelinton failed... Newcastle 1-4 Manchester United: Late goals from Bruno Fernandes, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Marcus Rashford make... 'It had to be changed': Alan Shearer salutes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for changing Manchester United line-up for... Farm Heroes Saga, the #4 Game on iTunes. Vinicius Jr of Real Madrid (Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images). [7], On 4 August 2019, Junior signed a five-year deal with Barcelona for €18 million Benzema should have done better when Luka Modric’s interception put him one-on-one from the edge of the box just after half-time but he shot against the post. [4] He made his first team – and La Liga – debut the following 12 February, starting in a 1–0 away defeat of Deportivo de La Coruña, becoming the first Dominican Republic-born player who have ever featured in La Liga. Levante: Aitor 6, Miramon 6, Vezo 6, Postigo 6, Clerc 7, Campana 6, Vukcevic 6, Malsa 6, Bardhi 8, Roger 5, Morales 7. Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema's goals secured victory for Real Madrid at Levante but they needed a fine display from Thiago Courtois to ensure they held on for three points. Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema celebrates his goal during the Spanish League football match between Levante UD and Real Madrid CF at La Ceramica stadium in Vila-real on October 4, 2020. But it was the Belgium keeper who saved with his foot to prevent Levante levelling. Madrid were wasteful at the restart with Benzema hitting the post and Vinicius missing two chances. [9] On 28 September 2019, Junior scored his first goal for Barcelona and the second goal against Getafe in 2–0 win. With the Clasico on the horizon, and Eden Hazard almost certainly ruled out of the clash with Barcelona, it is Vincius who is first choice for the left wing slot, as he aims to continue his winning statistic. Junior and Karim Benzema give Real Madrid hard-fought victory over Levante La Liga, Estadio de la Ceramica - Levante 0 Real Madrid 2 (Junior 16', Benzema 90') Levante were by no means out of it and Nicola Vukcevic headed on to the crossbar. He filled in wonderfully for Hazard whenever the Belgian superstar was injured, including leading Real to a 2-0 victory over bitter rivals Barcelona in the season’s second Clasico. At 35 years of age, you’d think we would have to cherish each moment we see Luka Modric on the field. Karim Benzema made sure of the points in injury time but Zinedine Zidane had Vinicius and his keeper to thank for the points. But the analytics already show that Vinicius is among La Liga’s most prolific players, especially in statistics specific to dribbling ability. But Benzema made amends for his earlier miss when he added a second goal on the break in stoppage time to secure the victory, as Levante threw everyone forward. Next season, when Eden Hazard is fully healthy, Vinicius Junior won’t be a regular starter for Real Madrid. It was worthy of the three points. European giants make late swoop for Aouar - Euro Papers. On 17 April 2016 he scored his first senior goal, netting the third in a 4–0 away routing of Algeciras CF. [12] He made his debut on 7 September, starting in a 3–0 win against the former. 51' Off the post! The right foot of Vinicius and the right foot of Thibaut Courtois earned Real Madrid all three points against Levante to send them top of La Liga.