La Real are aiming to boost their push their claims for a Champions League qualification spot in the Spanish capital with Carlo Ancelotti’s hosts looking for breathing space in the title race.
— Eleven Sports (NL) (@ElevenSportsBEn) March 5, 2022
La Liga 🇪🇦
Gol de Real Sociedad
Mikel Oyarzabal ⚽🇪🇦pic.twitter.com/CJb67xbxa8
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The night began with a message of solidarity towards the people of Ukraine, with Real Madrid’s Ukrainian back up goal keeper Andriy Lunin joining the starting XI’s on the pitch before kick off.
An emotional moment at the Bernabeu as Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Lunin joins his Real Madrid teammates on the pitch 👏
Both the Madrid and Real Sociedad players shared a pre-match message of support for the people of Ukraine 🇺🇦 pic.twitter.com/y7gSSMsn00
— Premier Sports (@PremierSportsTV) March 5, 2022
However, Ancelotti will need to rally his players at half time, as he looks to open up an increased gap at the top of the table following Sevilla’s 0-0 draw against Alaves in Friday night action.
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