Madrid missed the presence of their talisman Cristiano Ronaldo and captain Sergio Ramos through suspension but nearly stole the three points in stoppage-time when Karim Benzema's shot was turned on to the post by Valencia goalkeeper Neto.
August 27, 2017 at 23:15, scheduled a game in the framework of the 2 round of examples of Spain in which Real Madrid at the home field of the stadium, "Santiago Bernabéu" will play against Valencia.
Valencia responded with a perfectly executed team move between three academy graduates.
Benzema fired several close-range efforts wide, including one from the rebound of a blocked Asensio cross moments before that header.
Benzema again came close in the 36th minute after the Frenchman had dribbled into the Valencia box following a counter-attack, but the striker could not find a route past Neto in the Valencia net.
40 inches of rain in Texas? It's happened before
Shortly after Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm, with sustained winds of 70 miles per hour , Saturday afternoon, Gov. The storm is expected to unleash several days of high winds, flash flooding, storm surges and up to three feet of rain.
But Asensio rescued Madrid when his free-kick wrong-footed Neto.
Benzema then headed a cross from Toni Kroos wide as the sides headed into the half-time interval on level terms, a state of affairs which saw Mateo Kovacic replace Isco in midfield for the second period.
Asensio showcased his huge talents, scoring two stunning goals in either leg of the Spanish Super Copa, as Real thrashed their first rivals Barcelona 5-1 on aggregate.
Navas could not prevent Los Che from taking the lead in the 77th minute, however, with debutant Kondogbia finding the bottom corner with a composed finish after the ball had broken for the former Sevilla midfielder in a unsafe area.
Karim Benzema wasted a host of chances and saw a stoppage-time header tipped onto the post by Valencia goalkeeper Neto, with Carvajal ruing their missed chances.
- MTV announce Video Music Awards 'Song of Summer' nominees
- Pulisic, Dempsey headline Arena's squad
- New York Jets claim DE Kony Ealy off waivers from Patriots
- Korea's political parties call for efforts to improve Seoul-Beijing ties
- Eight killed in Minibus, Lorry collision in Milton Keynes
- Alec Baldwin brings back his Trump impersonation for SNL's Weekend Update
- Worried Lawro says Liverpool should sell Coutinho
- North Korea Launches 3 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles, One Fails in Flight
- Katie Price "heartbroken" over Kieran Hayler cheating and filing for divorce
- Florida gas prices expected to rise as Hurricane Harvey makes landfall