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Jude Bellingham strikes on arrival as Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao

Updated on: 14 August,2023 08:30 AM IST  |  Barcelona
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Despite concerns at both ends of the pitch, Carlo Ancelotti’s side earned a convincing victory at the San Mames to kick off their title bid, with Rodrygo Goes opening the scoring.

Jude Bellingham strikes on arrival as Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao

Real’s Jude Bellingham celebrates after scoring v Athletic Bilbao on Saturday. Pic/Getty Images

Jude Bellingham scored on his triumphant Real Madrid debut in a 2-0 win at Athletic Bilbao on Saturday in their opening La Liga match. Despite concerns at both ends of the pitch, Carlo Ancelotti’s side earned a convincing victory at the San Mames to kick off their title bid, with Rodrygo Goes opening the scoring. 


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Brazilian duo Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo worked well as a strike duo, with Bellingham in the No. 10 role at the tip of a diamond midfield offering ample support. 

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