Real Madrid continues its dominance in La Liga, consolidating itself as the sole leader after a crushing 3-0 victory over Girona in Montilivi. Although the victory was the work of a great approach from Carlo Ancelotti, one of the highlights of the match was the surprising performance of Eduardo Camavinga at left-back.
The young French footballer, originally a midfielder by training, has become the best option to occupy the left-back position at Real Madrid. His versatility and constant improvement in various aspects of the game place him above Fran García and Ferland Mendy in the hierarchy of this position.
Is Camavinga the best left-back at Real Madrid?
Camavinga stands out in all facets of the game. His defensive solidity surpasses that of Fran García, while his ability to contribute to the construction of the game is superior to that of Ferland Mendy. Furthermore, he has become an ideal partner for Vinícius and Toni Kroos on the left flank of the field. His technical quality and passing skills allow him to overcome pressure and participate in play creation.
Statistics support its outstanding performance:
- He completed the most dribbles with 2.
- He made the most tackles with 4.
- He was the player knocked down most times, with 4 fouls received.
- He showed precision in his passing, with an impressive 98% passing success rate, playing 45 minutes or more.
- He won the most duels with 15.
The match against Girona has once again shown that Eduardo Camavinga is the ideal choice for Real Madrid’s left-back at present. His versatility and ability to influence the game in all areas are one of Carlo Ancelotti’s main contributions in his second stage as coach of the Merengue team. Furthermore, his solid performance in matches against high-caliber opponents establishes him as the undisputed starter in this position in the Real Madrid system.
Camavinga’s evolution as a left-back is one of the most exciting stories of the season, and his role at Real Madrid remains fundamental in their quest to stay at the top of LaLiga and in European competition. Ancelotti has found in him a jewel that shines brightly on the left side of the Santiago Bernabéu.