Vinicius and Benzema make headlines after United match

The Spanish media once again assess Los Blancos’ performance against Manchester United, highlighting Vinicius’ involvement and lamenting the lack of goals.

  • Marca: Vinicius aims high

First of all, the pro-Madrid newspaper praises Vinicius after his debut. He is already dubbed as a member of the new ‘BBV’ duo which also includes veterans Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema.

The headline states: ‘The Brazilian shows flashes of talent, power, and nerve on the left wing’

Marca goes on with praising the ‘baby’ Madrid team. The youngsters demonstrated good form with the special notice of De Tomas, Lunin and Odegaard.

The paper finishes up with giving a ‘good‘ note to Julen Lopetegui for his debut match as Real Madrid new boss.

  • Diario AS: Lopetegui lacks a goal

Another Madrid-based newspaper laments Los Blancos’ recent struggles up front. Despite having racked 70.7 per cent possession, they went down to United

Diario AS also take notice that there were only two first-team attacking players in the squad which faced Manchester United: Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema. The Frenchman, by the way, scored the only goal.

Finally, the publication praises Vinicius who showed ‘flashes’ of his undeniable talent.

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