Nacho, Real Madrid’s can opener against Sevilla
Real Madrid focus back Nacho Fernandez does not will in general score an excessive number of goals, but that all changes when Sevilla come to town.
The 29-year-old has scored on the last two occasions that the Andalusian side have come to the Santiago Bernabeu, giving Madrid a 1-0 lead each time; the other group Nacho appreciates scoring against is Deportivo La Coruna, however his two goals against them came in one amusement as Madrid won 7-1 at home last season.
Two years ago, Nacho was thinking quicker than everyone else on the pitch as he caught Sergio Rico out with a fast free-kick, while the divider was all the while getting set; all Rico could do was put out his arms in anguish.
The last score on that day was 4-1 as Madrid proceeded to win LaLiga Santander and the Champions League under Zinedine Zidane, something they had not done since the 1950s.
Last season, Nacho set Madrid on their way to another victory – 5-0 this time.
After a corner was not managed by Sevilla, he was the quickest to react as he took a touch and beat Rico.
In his Madrid vocation, Nacho has scored nine goals and most of them have arrived in routs for Los Blancos, though his most decisive goal came in a 1-0 triumph in the Champions League over Paris Saint-Germain at the Bernabeu in 2015/16.