Actual Madrid made a stuttering begin to their La Liga title defence on Sunday, drawing 0-Zero at Actual Sociedad.
Los Blancos deployed a 4-2-3-1 formation with Martin Odegaard enjoying in a quantity ten position towards the membership he impressed for on mortgage final season. It was the Norwegian’s first look for Actual since he made a half an hour cameo towards Getafe again in 2015.
The guests dominated possession within the first half however did not convert this into significant probabilities. Zinedine Zidane’s facet had a powerful enchantment for handball within the field turned down simply earlier than the break, however apart from that they didn’t come near scoring.
It might be the hosts who had one of the best probability of the opening 45 minutes with Alexander Isak’s shot being smothered by Thibaut Courtois on the stroke of half time.
The second interval noticed Actual create extra alternatives with Dani Carvajal and Karim Benzema each forcing wonderful saves out of residence goalkeeper Alejandro Remiro.
Zidane tried to shake issues up by introducing first staff debutants Marvin and Alejandro Arribas, in addition to Fede Valverde and Casemiro from the bench, however it simply wasn’t to be.
The sport completed goalless and Actual will now look to get again to successful methods towards Actual Betis subsequent Saturday.