It took, partly because of an injury, a while, but Sunday makes Thibaut Courtois his first appearance in the goal of Real Madrid under the reign of Zinedine Zidane. With a painful defeat: 1-0 against red lantern Rayo Vallecano.
1 – 0
The only goal of the match was scored by Adrián Embarba. That if in the 23rd minute on a penalty kick after a mistake by Jesús Vallejo. Courtois had no chance.
Rayo gives the last place to Huesca and reserves a chance to get on the preservation. Real (65 points) is now sure of the third place because it is too far behind at Atlético (74) and can no longer bijgebeend by Getafe or Seville (55).
Zidane had promised to rotate his goalkeepers, and Courtois could by a dijblessure not yet to take office since the Frenchman on march 11, again the trainer was Real. Also for the injury of Courtois chose Zidane for Keylor Navas in goal. Our national number one trained only three days in full.
For Real, they want loyal soldier Navas was a fitting send off give and the Costa Rican in the shop window for a transfer next summer. But Courtois goes in the next few league games are a chance still. His first was try not to write home.