A thrilling match between Real Madrid and Almeria saw an unbelievable comeback from the home team, who were two goals down at the interval.
The Santiago Bernabeu witnessed an intense second half, which was filled with controversy and contentious incidents.
Real Madrid was awarded a penalty, which Jude Bellingham converted to bring them back into the game.
Real Madrid beating Almeria
Almeria thought they had scored their third goal, but the VAR disallowed it. And, despite the ball appearing to come off Vinicius Junior’s arm, his effort was allowed to stand.
No words. pic.twitter.com/VTXR5wEI2c
— Largie Ramazani (@LRamazani88) January 21, 2024
The game’s climax was Dani Carvajal’s winner in the ninth minute of added time, which sparked wild celebrations at the Bernabeu.
But, Almeria’s Largie Ramazani and his teammates were furious and felt that they had been robbed.
In the aftermath of the game, Ramazani compared Real Madrid’s controversial comeback to the 2009 Champions League semi-final clash between Chelsea and Barcelona at Stamford Bridge.
He posted a video of Didier Drogba’s famous rant after the final whistle in 2009, saying “No words.”
The decisions in the game were looked at by VAR, and Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said that he understood Almeria’s anger with the decisions, but he thought they were all correct.
He added that the referee gets them right, and it’s not VAR making the decisions.
Overall, it was an exciting game that will be remembered for its controversy and thrilling comeback from Real Madrid.