The Bale Desert

first_imgBale it premiered in white in a Champions League qualifier participating in the win against Schalke (1-6) in the first leg of 2013-2014. He scored the second and fifth both to the Germans. He added another in the first leg in the Bernabéu against Dortmund (3-0) and put the European icing on that campaign marking the second goal in the Lisbon final against Atlético.PATRIK STOLLARZ & nbsp; (AFP) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Gareth Bale scores his second in the first leg of the 2014 Champions League final in the Schalke field.PATRIK STOLLARZ (AFP) But except for the oases of that final and the double in Kiev, In the playoffs the Welshman has 21 games without scoring, which translates into 1,412 minutes of drought. There is another caveat, the goal with which Madrid got rid of precisely the City Road of the Eleventh, in the semifinals of 2016. Bale forced him, but that goal was assigned to Fernando in his own door by diverting a lateral center of the Briton. That is also the last Champions League knockout game in which Bale has completed the 90 minutes on the grass.David Ramos & nbsp; (Getty Images) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>The Chilean of Bale in the final of the Thirteenth against Liverpool in Kiev.David Ramos (Getty Images) The ‘Lord of the Finals’ crosses the desert in the qualifiers. Gareth Bale has since April 2014 without scoring a single goal in a match at the Champions Crossings. His last goal in a European qualifier dates from the first leg of the quarterfinals against Dortmund, in his first season as a Madrid player (2013-14). Five seasons of desert crossing when it comes time to play a double game. When he was a member of the Tottenham ranks, he was not able to score in the three Champions League crossings he played before landing in Chamartín.center_img In his seven seasons at Madrid, Bale has played 54 games of the top continental competition and has scored 16 goals. His average in the Champions League is somewhat every 233 minutes, while in the League he manages to punch the rival goal every 155 ’. Bale accumulates a streak of five unmarked matches in the Champions League. His last goal was last season in Rome (November 27, 2018). This season he has not seen the door in the two games he has played, both against the PSG (79 minutes in the Park of the Princes and 21 ’in the Parisian visit to the Bernabéu). He has three goals in the rest of competitions. Before Unionistas (January 22), he broke a streak of almost four months without scoring with Madrid, from the double he did to Villarreal in Liga on September 1 …last_img

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