Casemiro supports Madrid

A silent wall. A wall on which to build a new league conquest, Madrid's number 34 in the white record. That wall is called Casemiro: the Brazilian pivot has been the field player who has completed the most recoveries in the 2019-20 League. The Brazilian recovered a total of 294 balls in the 35 league games he played in the white shirt (an average of 8.4 balls recovered per game). It must be remembered that the Brazilian has only missed three league matches this season: two for accumulating warnings (against Athletic and Mallorca) and another, against Valencia, who stayed on the bench when warned. The next rival was Barcelona in December. Another fact to consider in the Brazilian's personal card, He is the player with the most successful entries, with a total of 60.

And is that Casemiro has once again become the hub of Madrid's seat belt. In 13 games he recovered 10 balls or more, which means 37.14% of the total. His cap was 13 in three games: against Leganés (matchday 11), Osasuna (matchday 23) and Real Sociedad (matchday 30). These last two teams are the most affected by Casemiro's effort: in the two league matches played against Rojillos and Donostiarras, the midfielder stole 24 balls from them (Barcelona is next on the list with 20 recoveries in both matches). While hardly hissed two balls against Levante on the fourth day: that day he only played 45 minutes because he had barely rested after playing with Brazil three days earlier.


Casemiro became a key player for Zidane after the Frenchman's first loss as a Madrid manager. It was in their seventh game: they were defeated at home against Atlético (0-1 in the 2015-16 campaign). The rojiblancos started a play through the center in which James stopped following the visiting attack. The play ended with a shot by Griezmann. The next match, against Levante, Casemiro started. He would play ten more league games. Madrid did not lose any …