Rodrygo excels: 17 objectives, 10 assists and turns into a Copa del Rey hero


Rodrygo Goes turned Actual Madrid‘s hero with a profitable aim within the latest conflict with Rayo Vallecano and it was one other strike in what has been an outstanding season for the Brazilian in entrance of aim.

It was the reward for a efficiency during which he tried to attain in each doable means. With out Vinicius on the pitch, the 21-year-old took on the accountability to shock Rayo.

He did so, however the aim eluded him till the 89th minute, when he hooked in a terrific shot to make it 2-1.

Rodrygo is placing the ending touches to a terrific season, the considered one of his consolidation as a starter for Actual Madrid.

His numbers again up the nice leap he has made. The aim in opposition to Rayo was his seventeenth aim of a season during which he’s one aim away from doubling the 9 objectives he scored final season, which till then was his finest document as a Actual Madrid participant.

Seven objectives in 19/20, two in 20/21, 9 in 21/22… and 17 within the present marketing campaign. Rodrygo has shot up and is Actual Madrid‘s third high scorer, simply six objectives behind Vinicius’s 23, second solely to Karim Benzema (30).

In complete, 35 objectives as a Actual Madrid participant for the Brazilian, bringing him degree with Predrag Mijatovic and Robinho within the all-time scoring charts.

Rodrygo grabbing assists as properly

Rodrygo‘s attacking affect this season is mirrored not solely in his objectives, but in addition within the 10 assists he has supplied and the 4 penalties he has received. Solely Vinicius has supplied extra assists, with 17.

When it comes to his consistency within the crew, with Wednesday’s begin in opposition to Rayo he has began 38 instances within the 55 video games performed this season.

Rodrygo had Vinicius in his sights always. The aim is all the time on his thoughts, however in opposition to Rayo the motivation was additional.

“The dedication of the goal was for my brother Vini. We are always together, we have experienced many things together because we left Brazil very young. To come to this club, with this greatness, to win everything with this team and now to go through this situation is very sad. I include myself in this because I am black too. I want to send him my greetings and let him know that I am always by his side, he already knows that. We will continue to fight against racism,” Rodrygo mentioned after the sport.

Cup hero

Rodrygo‘s nice season is unquestionable and his most interesting second got here within the Copa del Rey remaining, the place he was the hero together with his brace in opposition to Osasuna at La Cartuja.

The Brazilian closed in fashion a contest during which he performed a number one position with 4 objectives of paramount significance in lifting the trophy.

His solitary aim in opposition to Cacereno settled the primary knockout spherical, the one he scored in opposition to Atletico Madrid within the quarter-finals gave Actual Madrid the prospect to come back again in additional time and he completed with a brace within the remaining.

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