Thibaut Courtois as Real Madrid goalkeeper claimed that his team lost control when dealing with Girona. Yesterday’s defeat of Girona was considered as a proper punishment for them for failing to control the rhythm of the game.
In that match Madrid had to bend their knees 1 – 2 over Girona. Though the match was held at the Santiago Bernabeu which incidentally is the headquarters of Madrid. The fans’ high expectations were destroyed instantly when they saw Madrid lose the match.
As a result of the defeat, Madrid must fall to third place in the La Liga standings, nine points adrift of the top, Barcelona.
In the first half Madrid actually played very well, even they managed to score first. But entering the second half, Madrid’s game began to loose, this is what makes Girona managed to turn things around.
“We played well in the first round. We managed to master the game. But we lowered the rhythm so that they could get a chance to retaliate, “Courtois told Four Four Two.
“In the second half they actually got the rhythm, the attacks they built were very dangerous. This is very embarrassing, they not only equalized, they even managed to score two goals. We don’t know how to control the situation. ”
“This defeat is very embarrassing for Madrid. It’s not about self-confidence, they are indeed a good team, Girona always manages to make opponents trouble. We will learn from this defeat and try to win the next match. “