Real Madrid 4–2 Granada: Eden Hazard The €100m Galactico Finally Turns Up At Real Madrid


Eden Hazard has finally arrived at Real Madrid.

The latest ‘Galactico’ has finally bagged his first goal for Los Blancos in a La Liga fixture against Granada.

It’s taken five appearances for the Belgian to find the net after he drew a blank against Levante, Sevilla, Atletico Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Club Brugge.

But, Hazard’s first competitive goal was well worth the wait.

He picked the ball up just outside the Granada box and under pressure from a defender, chipped his finish over the goalkeeper.

Now he’s got his first, there’s a chance the goals will start to flow for Madrid’s new star, who cost over £100 million last summer.

Karim Benzema was the man who opened the scoring at the Bernabeu on Saturday, netting after just two minutes himself.

Gareth Bale provided a superb assist for that goal.

Zinedine Zidane’s side were well on top by half-time and they took full advantage of that by adding a third after the hour mark.

Luka Modric smashed in a 25-yard screamer that looked more than enough to secure the points. But nothing has been that simple for Real this season.

Granada hit back with two goals in 10 minutes to set up a tense finish. The first came from the penalty spot as Darwin Machis converted before Domingos Duarte scored the second.

Despite the stutter, James Rodriguez added a fourth for Real in added time to secure three more points in La Liga which sees them stay top.

The win moves Real four points ahead of Granada, who started the weekend in second place. Not a bad start to the weekend for Zidane and co.


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