Spanish Papers: Asensio and Alcacer gain praise

Spanish Papers: Asensio and Alcacer gain praise

November 6, 2017 Off By Sports Writer

Good Morning and welcome to our round-up of the Spanish Papers and the stories leading the headlines.

Madrid based media Marca have led with praise for Marco Asensio, who scored arguably goal of the season yesterday as Real Madrid beat Las Palmas at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Madrid, who end a run of two consecutive defeats – now look ahead to the upcoming Madrid derby against Atletico Madrid.

Focusing on Atleti, Marca look at Antoine Griezmann, picking up on his last goal which came in September.

AS focus heavily on the Golazo from Asensio, before picking up on Zinedine Zidane’s comments about Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo, who failed to score again on Sunday evening.

The daily also look at Ernesto Valverde’s use of his second string players, focusing on Paco Alcacer’s double against Sevilla.

Over in Catalonia, instead of Lionel Messi donning the front pages, it is Alcacer, whose two goals ruled out Guido Pizarro’s header at the Camp Nou on Saturday evening.

The former Valencia man has worked hard to force his way back into Valverde’s plans and with Luis Suarez struggling for goals – his impact could now help Barca maintain their table topping status.

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Finally, they discuss Madrid’s 3-0 win but pick up on Ronaldo’s failure to score.