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Real Madrid 0-1 Cadiz: Newly promoted side shock champions

Lozano's winner after 16 minutes secured Cadiz's first away victory over Real Madrid in La Liga

Newly promoted Cadiz stunned Real Madrid with a deserved victory that moves them level at the top of La Liga with the defending champions.

Anthony Lozano's smart first-half finish gave the visitors their first win against Real in almost 30 years.

Zinedine Zidane's side dominated possession but only managed two shots on target against a resilient Cadiz.

Luka Jovic had the ball in the net but Karim Benzema had strayed offside from Marcelo's cross earlier in the move.

Benzema struck the bar with a fierce effort from outside the box with 10 minutes to go but the hosts could not extend their 15-game unbeaten run in the competition.

Cadiz, however, continued their dream start after returning to the Spanish top flight for the first time in 14 years this season.

Lozano clipped the ball over goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois from Alvaro Negredo's assist after 16 minutes to score what proved to be the winner.

Negredo headed wide in the first half and the 35-year-old had another effort cleared off the line by Sergio Ramos, who later had to be substituted because of injury.

Cadiz, runners-up to Huesca last season, had a chance for a second after half an hour when Jose Mari found Lozano and his low shot was pushed away by Courtois at the near post.

Real Madrid pushed for a leveller late on but the visitors were able to hold on for their first victory against their opponents in La Liga since March 1991.

Zidane's side must now regroup for their opening Champions League match against Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday, before visiting Barcelona on Saturday.


Real Madrid

  • 1Courtois
  • 6Nacho
  • 5Varane
  • 4RamosBooked at 34minsSubstituted forMilit?oat 45'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 12Marcelo
  • 10ModricSubstituted forCasemiroat 45'minutes
  • 8KroosSubstituted forJovicat 78'minutes
  • 22IscoSubstituted forValverdeat 45'minutes
  • 17V¨¢zquezSubstituted forAsensioat 45'minutes
  • 9Benzema
  • 20Vin¨ªcius J¨²nior


  • 3Milit?o
  • 11Asensio
  • 13Lunin
  • 14Casemiro
  • 15Valverde
  • 18Jovic
  • 23Mendy
  • 25Rodrygo
  • 42Ca?izares


  • 1Ledesma
  • 15Akapo
  • 3Jim¨¦nez Jarque
  • 16Torres Ruiz
  • 22Espino
  • 7S¨¢nchez Ponce
  • 6Mart¨ªn-Bejarano SerranoSubstituted forGarridoat 76'minutes
  • 2JonssonSubstituted forFern¨¢ndezat 86'minutes
  • 8Fern¨¢ndez IglesiasSubstituted forIzquierdoat 86'minutes
  • 18NegredoSubstituted forGim¨¦nezat 81'minutes
  • 9LozanoSubstituted forMalbasicat 45'minutes


  • 5Garrido
  • 10Perea
  • 11Pombo
  • 12Bodiger
  • 13Gil
  • 14Alejo
  • 17Fern¨¢ndez
  • 19Alcal¨¢
  • 21Gim¨¦nez
  • 23Mesa Travieso
  • 24Malbasic
  • 25Izquierdo
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Match Stats

Home TeamReal MadridAway TeamC¨¢diz
Shots on Target

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Real Madrid 0, C¨¢diz 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Real Madrid 0, C¨¢diz 1.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Carlos Akapo.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Luka Jovic (Real Madrid) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Marco Asensio with a cross.

  5. Booking

    Eder Milit?o (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Eder Milit?o (Real Madrid).

  7. Post update

    ?lvaro Gim¨¦nez (C¨¢diz) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Luka Jovic (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  9. Post update

    Offside, Real Madrid. Karim Benzema tries a through ball, but Luka Jovic is caught offside.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jairo Izquierdo (C¨¢diz) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by ?lvaro Gim¨¦nez.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, C¨¢diz. Augusto Fern¨¢ndez replaces Jens Jonsson.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, C¨¢diz. Jairo Izquierdo replaces ?lex Fern¨¢ndez.

  13. Post update

    Corner, C¨¢diz. Conceded by Raphael Varane.

  14. Post update

    Marcelo (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Filip Malbasic (C¨¢diz).

  16. Post update

    Offside, Real Madrid. Casemiro tries a through ball, but Vin¨ªcius J¨²nior is caught offside.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Luka Jovic.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, C¨¢diz. ?lvaro Gim¨¦nez replaces ?lvaro Negredo.

  19. Post update

    Offside, Real Madrid. Marcelo tries a through ball, but Karim Benzema is caught offside.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Real Madrid. Luka Jovic replaces Toni Kroos.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 17th October 2020

As It Stood

1Real Madrid531163310
5Real Betis53027619
6Atl Madrid42208178
7Real Sociedad52217258
13Celta Vigo612339-65
19Ath Bilbao410325-33
20Real Valladolid502337-42
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