Real Madrid drooped to a stun second annihilation of the Liga season as Girona organized an exciting rebound to win 2-1 at Estadi Montilivi on Sunday.
Two objectives in the space of four second-half minutes upset Isco’s opener as the hosts asserted a standout amongst the most well known triumphs in their 87-year history.
Played against a strained political setting in Catalonia, Girona began brilliantly as their force and energy seemed to disrupt the champions.
Zinedine Zidane’s side hoped to have quieted the tempest when Spain midfielder Isco gave them a 1-0 lead at the break, however huge splits in safeguard were soon pried open by the advanced side.
Cristhian Stuani evened out with his fifth group objective of the season before assaulting midfielder Portu put Girona inside touching separation of a triumph in their first since forever focused conflict against Los Blancos.
Furthermore, Pablo Machin’s men clutched end a three-coordinate losing keep running at home in LaLiga in unlikely mold, leaving the guests eight focuses off pioneers Barcelona after only 10 matches.
Zidane reviewed a large group of first-group stars who sat out the midweek Copa del Rey win at Fuenlabrada, as just Kiko Casilla and adolescent Achraf Hakimi held their places.
Girona were not really overawed and went tortuously near a stun lead when Pablo Maffeo’s twisting exertion returned off the left upright.
The hosts’ disappointment was instantly aggravated by a rankling Madrid counter-assault. Goalkeeper Bono spilled Ronaldo’s plunging shot toward the finish of the move, empowering Isco to cover the short proximity bounce back for a twelfth moment lead.
It could have been 3-1 with a little more than 20 minutes remaining, however Stuani guided his complete barely wide finishing Alex Granell’s brilliant pass.
The miss did not make a difference, however, as the presentation of Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez neglected to deny Girona a popular triumph.
Madrid will would like to regroup for their Champions League outing to Tottenham on Wednesday, before returning home to have Las Palmas next Sunday.