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Ter Stegen does his bit for Real Madrid


Madrid draw again 

The Real Madrid fans left the Bernabéu once again with a heavy heart after witnessing Zidane's side record their fourth consecutive drawn match which is starting to cause concern. Bale played well and Cristiano is certainly improving but the team still look disorganized. Despite the high cost of assembling the squad, a handful of key injuries have seen the team void of creativity. No-one tracks back without Casemiro and there is no rhythm in the build-up play without Modric. no player seems to take control of the game and yesterday Madrid were no better than a solid Eibar side who played well, defended resolutely and created danger. Madrid look shell-shocked and appear to lack self confidence and to make matters worse Atlético won away in Valencia.

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Luis Enrique and Ter Stegen come to Madrid's aid

None of Madrid's problems will be solved by Barça losing in Vigo, but it does act as a consolation and eliminates the thought of the Catalan side a point ahead in the league table. Madrid fans should be grateful to Luis Enrique for his tactics last night and also to German keeper Ter Stegen. The 24 year old player we know is great with his feet but sometimes is prone to taking risks and his error's led to Celta's first and fourth goals in their 4-3 win at Balaidos.

Marc-Andre ter Stegen
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Marc-Andre ter Stegen

Barça's stumble helps Atleti go top

The first gaff from Ter Stegen involved him passing to Busquets who conceded possession and saw Celta strike. The other goal was given away just as Barcelona were managing to claw their way back into the contest with Iniesta on the pitch and Piqué pulling things back to 3-2. The fourth goal really was a morale killer for Luis Enrique's men who did manage to get a third on the night but it was a case of too little too late With this slip-up from the Catalan side it's Atlético who top the table with their opening two draws now a thing of the past. Simeone's men finished their game in Valencia with four strikers on the field of play and they are currently a joy to watch.

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