Cristiano Ronaldo's absence can boost Gareth Bale's game
Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo will not be available for his team for the next two games due to suspension.
New Delhi: Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo will not be available for his team for the next two games due to suspension.
However responsibility of filling the void left by the Portuguese superstar will be with Gareth Bale. So far, the Welshman has netted 36 times in 72 appearances for the Los Blancos.
The Madrid fans will be heavily relying on Bale in these two matches against Real Sociedad and Sevilla to further extend their lead over rivals Barcelona.
Manager Carlo Ancelotti will have to opt for the perfect formation that will suit the winger in the absence of Ronaldo.
Surprisingly, the goals per match ratio of Bale is better when Ronaldo is not present. With Ronaldo, Bale averages 0.39 goals per game. While, the absence of the Portuguese brings out the best in the former Spurs winger as he averages a goal per game.
If past statistics and records are to be observed, one can be relatively sure that Gareth Bale, the most expensive footballer in the world, will deliver while the Cristiano Ronaldo, the best player in the world.