Eden Hazard made his comeback at Real Madrid on Sunday evening after almost three months in the rag basket. In the 1-1 draw against Cadiz, the Red Devil was allowed to participate for half an hour. Hazard did not break pots, however. He did take a yellow card after going too eager for a Cadiz player.
Mariano Diaz had opened the scoring for the Spanish champion after 5 minutes, where big names such as Benzema, Modrid and Courtois were given a rest and were not in the selection. Ruben Sobrino managed to equalize before halftime. With 65 minutes on the clock, Real coach Ancelotti called Hazard off the bench. He was allowed to relieve fellow attacker Rodrygo.
Real Madrid have been champions for several weeks and are preparing for the Champions League final against Liverpool, which takes place on May 28. Cadiz is in eighteenth place on a match day from the end, the first relegation place.
Still in Spain, the top match between Atletico Madrid and Sevilla ended in a 1-1 draw. Yannick Carrasco played the entire game and provided the assist for Atletico’s goal. José María Giménez scored, Youssef En-Nesyri equalized for Sevilla in the final phase. Atletico Madrid are third sure of Champions League football next season.
Real Sociedad, with substitute Adnan Januzaj, won 1-2 on the field of Villarreal. Januzaj came on nine minutes before time. Francis Coquelin had given Villarreal the lead, but Alexander Isak and Martin Zubimendi turned the game in the Basque’s favour. With 62 points, Sociedad remains sixth, good for a ticket for the group stage of the Europa League.
FC Barcelona did not get further than a 0-0 draw against Getafe, but is sure of second place in La Liga, behind champions Madrid.