Levante was relegated from LaLiga on Thursday after they have been thrashed 6-0 by champions Actual Madrid, with Vinicius Junior scoring a hat-trick. Backside membership Levante wanted to win to maintain alive their dwindling probabilities of survival however in opposition to a rampant Actual, that hope was shortly snuffed out.
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Actual, who will face Liverpool within the Champions League closing later this month, went forward by way of Ferland Mendy earlier than targets from Karim Benzema and Rodrygo made it 3-0. Vinicius opened his account simply earlier than the interval earlier than including two extra within the second half to sentence Levante to the drop as they suffered their nineteenth defeat of the season.
Mendy opened the scoring within the thirteenth minute with a quick counter-attack began by Luka Modric earlier than Benzema prolonged their lead six minutes later after heading in a Vinicius cross. It was Benzema’s forty fourth purpose in all competitions this season as he leveled Raul Gonzalez for second place on Actual Madrid’s all-time goalscoring record with 323 targets.
Solely Cristiano Ronaldo is forward of him with 451 targets. The Frenchman is having a profession yr as LaLiga’s high goalscorer with 27 targets.
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Rodrygo scored the third with a close-range strike after being supplied with a high quality help from Modric, who additionally turned supplier for Vinicius’s first purpose. Vinicius latched onto a Benzema cross within the 68th minute earlier than the Brazilian sealed Actual’s win with a close-range strike seven minutes from time.