Javier a Chicharitoa Hernandez was again the hero for Real Madrid as he scored two goals to help Los Blancos come from behind to beat Celta Vigo 4-2. Real coach Carlo Ancelotti was full of praise for the Mexican and said after the game that he is becoming a non-negotiablea now.
Celta Vigo has always proved as tough opponents for the visiting sides this season as they had surprised FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at home earlier. But Chicharito came to the rescue of Real Madrid on Sunday.
Chicharito had netted the crucial winner for Real Madrid against Atletico in the quarter finals of Champions League on Wednesday and proved as the match winner again on Sunday.
Celta Vigo started the game on a positive note as in-form attacker Nolito scored through a fine individual effort in the 9th minute. However, their lead did not last long as Toni Kroos quickly equalized for Real Madrid.
Chicharito Hernandez put the pressure back on Celta Vigo by scoring through a fine effort in 24th minute but Santi Milna exposed the defence of Real Madrid in a most brutal manner by equalizing just 4 minutes later.
James Rodriguez came to the rescue of Real Madrid just before the half-time as his deflected effort was enough to give Los Blancos a lead. Celta Vigo fought well in the second half to handle the pressure created by the attack of Real Madrid but Chicharito came alive again in the 69th minute to secure a victory for the visitors.
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti was pleased with the victory and vowed to fight with FC Barcelona until the very end.
“We’ll try to be in the fight for the league until the last game, that’s the goal,a said Carlo Ancelotti.
“We played a very good game because winning here means we played well. Celta played at a high standard. We are satisfied and happy and the team is still alive. We have a good attitude and we have shown that on the field.a
Carlo Ancelotti also praised the game of Chicharito in his post match interview.
“Chicharito is enjoying his moment. When he is in this form, he is non-negotiable – just like Cristiano, Benzema, James, [Gareth] Bale, Ramos, Isco, [Raphael] Varane, Pepe…The rest of players have worked very well and it is true that we have suffered, but they were very effective.”