The Data: Levante rescue point at home against Madrid

Real Madrid were up 1-0 away to Levante in the La Liga. But, in the third period, Levante clawed their way back into the game and equalised. The game finished 3-3.

The visiting team Real Madrid started the match at pace and took the lead straight away early in the game. After only 5 minutes Gareth Bale scored from a pass from Karim Benzema.

Straight after the break, Roger Marti found the net and equalised for Levante.

With more than 30 minutes on the clock, Levante’s Jose Campana scored, from a pass from Jorge De Frutos Sebastian, and gave Levante the lead.

Vinicius Junior equalised for Real Madrid in the 73rd minute, with an assist by Casemiro.

Rober Pier gave Levante the lead, in the 79th minute.

Just six minutes later, with an assist by Karim Benzema, it was Vinicius Junior who scored one more time. This occasion he found the net, thus ensuring that Real Madrid equalised to make it 3-3.

Levante’s Aitor Fernandez was sent off in the 87th minute.

Levante have two points while Real Madrid have four after two rounds of fixtures.

The last meeting between the teams ended in a 1-2 away win for Levante in January 2021.

After this game in the La Liga, Levante will play Real Sociedad (away) on 2021-08-28, Rayo Vallecano (home) on 2021-09-12 and Elche (away) on 2021-09-19. Real Madrid play Real Betis (away) on 2021-08-28, Celta Vigo (home) on 2021-09-12 and Valencia (away) on 2021-09-19.